Cinnamon is very useful for people suffering from diabetes. It significantly reduces the susceptibility to insulin. Calcium and fiber will help to restore full operation of the gastrointestinal tract, to bring unwanted salt from organizma.Dokazano that it helps get rid of the blood clots in the blood vessels, lower cholesterol . Scientists believe that cinnamon enhances the set of receptor activity, improves reaction, promotes vigorous activity of the brain. It is worth adding just a pinch of seasoning in the tea or coffee, and your attention, visual perception, smell intensify . Scientists believe that cinnamon enhances the set of receptor activity, improves reaction, promotes vigorous activity of the brain. It is worth adding just a pinch of seasoning in the tea or coffee, and your attention, visual perception, smell intensify . Vitamins and minerals Cinnamon rich the following vitamins and micro and macro-elements: vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, B6, B9, C, E, K, PP, calcium, magnesium, sodium, potassium, phosphorus, iron, zinc, copper, manganese and Se . Contraindications Cinnamon is useful if you use it in a limited number. Overly large dose can cause a general lack of energy, depression and a condition severe headache . Cinnamon is contraindicated in persons with individual intolerance to the components of the the composition of spices . How to choose the right and store Today in the stores can be found in the cinnamon as a powder or sticks. How to buy crushed, it is better to take a one-piece sticks, fry them dryness and to grind when needed. Strong-smelling, slightly bitter cinnamon, usually sold on the market has the form of thick individual pieces of — is a faint resemblance to the present cinnamon flavor which is thin and is sweet . Remember that the powder has a significantly shorter period of storage and not more than half a year. If same store cinnamon sticks in a cool dry place, the they will lose its flavor on the throughout the year. For long-term storage is better to shift sticks (pour the powder) in a glass bowl . Application in the cooking Warm seductive aroma of cinnamon well with the apples, pears and chocolate. Pinch of grated chocolate and cinnamon become a great addition to the coffee. Cinnamon is used to flavor beverages, pickles, biscuits, muffins, desserts from cottage cheese and the fruit is added to the vegetable and fruit salads, in dishes poultry, pork and lamb . In Russia cinnamon traditionally prepared dairy soups, muffins, cereal and jellied fish, put it in the Caucasus in meat dishes, vegetables and beans to soups (such as grub or chikhirtma) and in pilaf . Cinnamon wonderful products disinfects infected with E. coli, so it should be added to the perishable food, and in fresh juices .