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One Unique Spice that Beats Belly Fat

Ok, this spice that I'm going to mention is one of the most overlooked, but healthiest spices in the world...

You might even call it a "fat burning spice"... in a roundabout way.


And yes, it can actually help you win the battle against abdominal fat if you use it daily...I'll explain why.


Here are some other benefits of this miracle spice:


* controls blood sugar levels
* helps maintain insulin sensitivity
* a very powerful antioxidant
* may have antibacterial and antifungal properties
* and dozens of other benefits

So what is this miracle spice?

Well... it's good old tasty Cinnamon!

Although cinnamon does not directly increase fat burning (such as by increasing metabolic rate, etc), it CAN actually help you to burn off abdominal fat and get leaner through an indirect link.

Here's how...

Although cinnamon has dozens of health benefits, the main benefit that will help you to get leaner is through it's strong effect on controlling blood sugar levels in your body.

In a study published in 2003 in the medical journal Diabetes Care, groups were split into people taking 1, 3, or 6 grams of cinnamon per day in capsule form (the equivalent of approx 1/4th to 1 teaspoon of cinnamon).

The results of the study showed that all 3 amounts of cinnamon reduced fasting blood glucose levels by 18-29% after 40 days.

Cinnamon can also increase insulin sensitivity, which essentially means that it is helping your body to control blood sugar while simultaneously allowing your body to produce less insulin.

As you know, chronically high insulin levels can make your body pack on the blubber.

How to harness this to lose more fat...

One possible way to benefit from cinnamon to lose more fat is to use cinnamon daily in your meals when you can, such as in yogurt or cottage cheese, in smoothies, oatmeal, or anything else you can think of where it would go well.

Also, you could use a cinnamon capsule before each of your meals.

This could help to control blood sugar and insulin response from your meals and thereby control your appetite and cravings throughout the day... hence, helping you to lose body fat more effectively over time.

So now you can see that not only is cinnamon a powerful antioxidant that can help you stay youthful longer, it can also help you to control blood sugar and get a leaner body!

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Not saying it's not a legitimate study or that the info provided is bad or wrong....

...BUT, I noticed they didn't have a group of "0 grams" of cinnamon as a control group. Nor did they reference their data against a control group, so I can only assume they did not have one.

Perhaps instead of contemplative, you should be "suspicious". Though, that's the scientist in me.

I think trying this one out myself will give me the best answers. I've started taking a cinnamon supplement once a day with lunch. Will let you know how it all turns out for me!

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I've been taking 1,000mg of Cinnamon @ lunch for the last 10 days and I've noticed a slight improvement in the way my pants have been fitting! I promise that as I find health news, I'll share it here!

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