Is your cinnamon the healthy kind?


I know there’s different types of spices, but I didn’t know that the type of cinnamon that’s abundant in grocery stores, cassia, contains a dangerous “…compound called coumarin, which may be toxic to the liver in high doses.” I put cinnamon on my oats every day. Yikes! Luckily, the cinnamon I buy, Ceylon, is the healthy kind. If your cinnamon doesn’t state that it’s Ceylon, toss it and order, Ceylon.


Here’s the organic cinnamon I get directly from Amazon. It’s only $3.02 for a little over 2 oz:

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  1. Source: Greger, M.D., Michael. How Not to Die. Book. New York: Flatiron Books. 2015 pg. 368.

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