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Old 08-16-2009, 06:17 PM   #391
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From my Favorite Show of All Time - Seinfeld:
"Cinnamon takes a back seat to no babka. People love cinnamon. It should be on tables at restaurants along with salt and pepper. Anytime anyone says, "Oh this is so good, what's in it?" The answer invariably comes back, "Cinnamon." "Cinnamon." Again and again. Lesser babka?? I think not." - Jerry Seinfeld
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Old 08-16-2009, 07:19 PM   #392
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Costco carries a great cinnamon supplement I've started using -- made by "TruNature" -- it's called "CinSulin".

It is a water extract of cinnamon. 2 capsules contain 500mg cinnamon extract plus 200 mcg chromium picolinate. There are 120 capsules in a jar and they are usually about $15.59 and have been on sale the last couple weeks for $12.59.

Somewhere early in this thread (which I just spent way too long reading) it said that the blood-sugar benefits weren't found in cinnamon oil, but in powdered cinnamon. I wonder where a water extract fits in there?
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Old 08-16-2009, 07:54 PM   #393
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Old 08-17-2009, 10:49 AM   #394
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Old 08-18-2009, 12:32 PM   #395
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I put it in my Greek Green bean recipe. Yum!
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Woohoo for cinnamon!

Me thinks I will add it to my daily routine.
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Old 08-18-2009, 08:49 PM   #397
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I love to add cinnamon and splenda to some cream cheese and spread it on a oopsie roll. Also I drizzle olive oil and sprinkle cinnamon and tumeric on my chicken before I bake it. Yum! It is also good in stirfry.
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Old 08-18-2009, 08:59 PM   #398
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Somewhere early in this thread (which I just spent way too long reading) it said that the blood-sugar benefits weren't found in cinnamon oil, but in powdered cinnamon. I wonder where a water extract fits in there?
Got this from the website...

Welcome to the CinSulin® Website

CinSulin is a safe and effective dietary supplement made with just water, heat and cinnamon. No harsh chemicals or solvents are used. It is the only patented water extract of cinnamon to help maintain healthy blood glucose levels within the normal range. Water extract of cinnamon is a clinically proven nutrient that has been tested for safety and effectiveness in human clinical trials.



The Differences Between CinSulin and Cinnamon

CinSulin differs in two important ways: 1. The Process – CinSulin is made by mixing cinnamon bark with water, then applying heat, pressure and special techniques that insure a quality extract. A required part of the process sterilizes the extract for added assurance. 2. Extract Content – Desirable compounds are concentrated and unwanted substances largely removed. CinSulin’s yield ratio is 10:1, so 2 CinSulin capsules with 250 mg in each contain the concentrated benefits of 10 typical 500 mg plain table cinnamon capsules.

Table cinnamon is often just ground-up cinnamon bark and contains both water-soluble and fat-soluble compounds. Fat-soluble compounds may accumulate in the body if ingested over a long period.
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Old 08-18-2009, 10:56 PM   #399
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I love to add cinnamon and splenda to some cream cheese and spread it on a oopsie roll. Also I drizzle olive oil and sprinkle cinnamon and tumeric on my chicken before I bake it. Yum! It is also good in stirfry.
Apparently turmeric has fat fighting propeties too.
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Old 08-19-2009, 11:58 AM   #401
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KUTGW!! I just started adding cinnamon to my daily supplement routine. Hope my results are as good as yours!
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Old 08-19-2009, 12:24 PM   #402
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I used to put a teaspoon into my Atkins Advantage shake...it tasted really good. I think I'll start that again.
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Old 08-19-2009, 01:04 PM   #403
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From my Favorite Show of All Time - Seinfeld:
"Cinnamon takes a back seat to no babka. People love cinnamon. It should be on tables at restaurants along with salt and pepper. Anytime anyone says, "Oh this is so good, what's in it?" The answer invariably comes back, "Cinnamon." "Cinnamon." Again and again. Lesser babka?? I think not." - Jerry Seinfeld

Ha, ha!!! My favorite show also. I've seen that episode hundreds of times!!
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Old 08-19-2009, 01:14 PM   #404
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I used to put a teaspoon into my Atkins Advantage shake...it tasted really good. I think I'll start that again.
That's a great idea! I'll try this today...yesterday, I just dumped it into my mouth and washed it down with water!:blush:
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Old 08-19-2009, 01:30 PM   #405
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I can't believe how old this thread is ...or that I spent so much time reading it yesterday !

Anyway...it looks like people were getting results & really good ones...so if it's not broke... !

After reading this thread last night...I sprinkled about a tablespoon of cinnamon on my dinner. This morning, I sprinkled the same amount on my breakfast.

I do not weigh in until tomorrow morning after my workout...so I won't be able to report day-to-day results! Any little bit helps !

Thank you to the person that brought this thread back !
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Old 08-19-2009, 03:28 PM   #407
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Old 08-19-2009, 07:35 PM   #410
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Ive been taking Cinnamon for the last 3 days. I am Insulin resistant so we'll see how I do. I weigh only once a month.
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Old 08-19-2009, 09:07 PM   #411
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I put about a tablespoon of cassia cinnamon in my protein shake every morning. Sometimes I'll use more throughout the day. Been doing this for about 3 or 4 months. Haven't noticed any difference in my weight but it sure is yummy :-)
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Old 08-20-2009, 05:26 PM   #412
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I bought some Dutch cinammon yesterday. It tastes really sweet. The ingredients dont mention sugar. Is it supposed to be sweet?
I've cooked with cinammon before but have never tasted it on its own. Hmm.
I also got some cinammon tea. I tried to find grenn tea and cinammon but could only find black tea with cinammon. Havent tried it yet, but will let you know how it goes.
I put some cinammon in my coffee and it damn well curbs my appetite!
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Old 08-20-2009, 06:31 PM   #413
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Cinammon has a natural sweetness to it. No worries on added sugar!
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Old 08-21-2009, 03:26 PM   #414
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simple way

Just go to the walmart or kroger and get the 500mg capsules take one in am and one in pm then add a little delight to the taste buds throughout the week try it on different things just regular ol cinnamon. But take the capsules like i said in the 1in the am and 1in the pm. I am thoroughly satisfied with the results 2 weeks 8lbs gone vanished and my sugar cravings have dropped tremendously!!!
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Old 08-22-2009, 11:31 AM   #415
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I've been sprinkling cinnamon on my pork rinds, along with 1 packet of splenda (a little less)
and adding a small pat of butter. I nuke the rinds for about 15 seconds and oh, my gosh, nom, nom, nom...

It's nice to know that this might actually be a legal treat that's helpful due to the cinnamon!
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The Dr. put my SIL on Cinn. pills. She said it helps to keep her blood sugar low.
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Old 08-26-2009, 02:29 PM   #417
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OMG, i can't believe that my old thread is up again... i am thinking about eating cinnamon again and see what happens... thinks about bringing it up and good luck...
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Old 08-27-2009, 04:41 AM   #418
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I have tried this. It tastes great but I cannot say it did anything for my weightloss. HOWEVER the contipating affect of it was not worth eating/drinking it everyday. Anyone else have this problem.
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Old 02-16-2010, 11:47 PM   #419
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Hiya, I haven't read all the pages yet ... but what do you guys think of this?

How to identify Real Cinnamon from Cassia
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