Enjoy Cinnamon Tea for Cinnamon and Weight Loss Benefits 

With so many of us looking to be at a healthy weight, it's no surprise that natural weight-management options - like cinnamon and weight loss - have captured our interest. 

We enjoy teas and herbal tisanes for all sorts of reasons - as refreshing hot and cold beverages, and to support and enhance physical, mental, and emotional wellness. One of the reasons many of us include teas in our daily routine is to encourage a healthy weight. Numerous teas are known for their potential weight-management benefits, such as oolong, hibiscus, ginger - and cinnamon tea. 

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If you're striving to reach your healthy weight or could use some additional support in maintaining your current weight, here are some of the ways cinnamon tea may be a helpful addition to your overall weight-management plan. 

  • Sip some cinnamon tea for digestive support. A properly functioning digestive system not only helps us feel more comfortable, but may aid us on our weight-loss journey, too. Cinnamon is a natural way to encourage the digestive system in doing its job well. Brew up some cinnamon tea to soothe and calm the stomach and intestines, boost colon function, and reduce gassiness. This spice may also help with relieving nausea, diarrhea, and constipation. 

How much for cinnamon and weight loss benefits?

Studies suggest that as little as 1 gram (about 1/3 teaspoon) of cinnamon per day (and up to 3 grams daily) may provide support for a healthy weight. Homemade cinnamon tea is a deliciously simple way to include cinnamon in your day. 

  • Research has found that consuming cinnamon (as little as 1/3 teaspoon daily) may have a beneficial effect on blood sugar levels. Stabilized blood sugar could support weight goals by leaving you feeling more satisfied and balanced, and less apt to crave and snack on sweets and other less-than-healthy tidbits. Why not include a steamy cup (or frosty glass) of flavorful cinnamon tea with a high-carb meal to aid in lessening the impact on blood sugar levels? 
  • Research also indicates that regularly consuming cinnamon may aid in reducing insulin spikes and improving insulin response. Balanced insulin activity improves the way glucose from the blood is absorbed and used, and can also discourage fat storage.
  • Enjoy cinnamon tea's potent antioxidants to promote a healthy weight. Not only can antioxidants help specifically with weight management by improving metabolism, but they can also support us indirectly by boosting overall wellness. Antioxidants combat harmful free radicals, enhance immunity, and lessen the risk of chronic disease - and a body that is stronger and healthier tends to lose extra pounds more quickly and easily. A diet rich in antioxidants is vital for wellness, and including cinnamon herbal tea in your day is a delicious, effective, and so very simple way to boost daily antioxidant intake and support weight-loss goals. 
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  • Cinnamon tea's anti-inflammatory properties may benefit weight-loss goals. While low-level chronic inflammation often goes hand-in-hand with being overweight, adding cinnamon tea to your routine may help combat chronic inflammation and its detrimental effects (such as excess body weight). 
  • Even more benefits of cinnamon for weight loss... Cinnamon is a natural, healthy ingredient that can effortlessly be added to our days in a variety of ways, such as hot and iced teas, nutritious tea smoothies, stirred into oatmeal or applesauce, sprinkled on toast or coffee, and in all sorts of other sweet and savory dishes. In addition, cinnamon tea is so flavorful and fragrant... And we're more apt to include a food or beverage in our diet if it's tasty and satisfying, aren't we? 

Be Safe - Cinnamon and Weight Loss Precautions

If you've been considering adding cinnamon tea to your weight-management plan, have a chat with your natural healthcare practitioner about cinnamon and weight loss. And, drop by our Cinnamon Side Effects page to read more about some precautions associated with cinnamon tea, as well as some information about why Ceylon cinnamon may be a preferable choice over cassia cinnamon (especially when cinnamon is consumed regularly in significant amounts). 

It can be challenging to reach - and maintain - a healthy, happy weight, but this goal can feel easier when the digestive system is working well, blood sugar and insulin levels are improved, and we're eating flavorful, nourishing foods and beverages. That will help us get the energy we need from food, promote balanced and positive feelings, and lessen cravings and that gnawing hungry feeling. 

If you are striving to reach or stay at your healthy weight, cinnamon tea may be a helpful piece in your weight-management plan, along with other nutritious foods, regular (and enjoyable) activity, plenty of rejuvenating rest, and keeping stress at bay. Why not have a chat with your healthcare provider about adding cinnamon tea to your dietary plan?

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Cinnamon and weight loss benefits aren't the only reason to love this spicy herbal tisane... cinnamon tea can be good for us in so many other ways, too. Learn more here about oh-so-beneficial cinnamon herbal tea, or, if you're ready to get brewing, you'll find a simple, tasty recipe here for making cinnamon tea from scratch using ground cinnamon or a cinnamon stick. 

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