Is your cinnamon fake? Probably…………

…..the answer is the cinnamon on the left, the lighter, Ceylon Cinnamon is real, which means most of us have been using the Cassia Fake cinnamon mainly grown in China. No big deal, now that we know, let's get on the right track.

I suppose this is only relevant when you get to the same level with cinnamon as with high octane gasoline or fine wine or whatever. Meaning, when one really wants to get into the true health and healing properties of this superfood, take advantage of the real essential oils from ancient Ayurvedic formulas, as I have got amazing results from my pre-shave Facial mask, as well as the amazing properties of cinnamon as a health food (especially when combined with honey), like in my Electrolyte Water for workouts, or simply added to straight to food, then you'll probably want to take your cinnamon a little more seriously.

The entire article on real Ceylon Cinnamon vs. the more common Cassia Cinnamon can be found here,  but above is their checklist for spotting real cinnamon.

Actually it's perhaps easier than that because Whole Foods and other stores carry Ceylon Cinnamon, you really just have to read the label (assuming the company is legit), if it doesn't specify, it's probably Cassia cinnamon. I have seen and acually bought Vietnamese Cinnamon also, but it seems that is in the same vein as Cassia Cinnamon.

I bought a pound bag of Frontier Herbs organic cinnamon (don't laugh, I been using quite a bit lately, I love to buy bulk), and what they say is true; open the bag, and when the aroma hits you, you know it's something different and special.

~stay healthy~


You might also like


<<<<<<<<My Top 10 "Super Spices"


check out all my articles in "Eat Smart", the science of food (click here or on the photo below)

posted to   Monday mania  fat tuesdays real food Wednesdays Freaky Friday , Fight Back Fridays


2 Responses


Great post alerting us to yet another fake-food scheme!  So tired of fake olive oil, fake honey, fake cinnamon … I buy our spices from Frontier as well and I love their products, and I agree – nothing beats the REAL DEAL!  


My pleasure, thanks for stopping by my blogspot 🙂

Leave Your Response

* Copy This Password *

* Type Or Paste Password Here *

* Name, Email, Comment are Required

"Body", (Part 37)
a.k.a. "Ascension"
(....a Dancer's Slideshow)


Yeast Molasses Pancakes
with Herb Fruit


Mens Health: New Studies Reveal the Importance of Zinc in Maintaining Prostate Health


(Tropical Seafood Salad)


ESPN "Body" Issue 2016
Behind the scenes with Olympic Fencer Nzingha Prescod


Grilled Tropical Tuna Steaks


Health and Safety Tips When Deciding to get a Tattoo


Grilled Chicken Under a Brick
......with Grilled Avocado


"The Wanderlust Food Diaries"
"Smooth Sailing"
On the Menu: Caribbean Lunches


Girl Talk:
Beauty Secrets from Africa


The New Superfood "Lucuma"
Packed with Nutrients
Powder is Great in Smoothies!!!


The Prostate Cancer Fighting
(Pomegranate, Green Tea, Turmeric, and Broccoli)


Papaya Lox With Dairy Free Lemon Cream Cheese


Fifty, Fit and Fabulous!!!
Adrienne Galloway, Age 52 !!!
Wellness Coach


Baked Egg Breakfast Skillet


Men's Health:
Black Sesame Seeds help fight and prevent Prostate Cancer


Grilled Jerk Chicken Skewers


Putting Monsanto in Your Vagina?
Many Tampons and feminine products contain Monsanto's toxic Glyphosate


"Clean Eating" Mango Bread


Food for Thought: "The Day I forgot my age" (thoughts on age, youthfulness & ignoring numbers)


Tarragon Crab Cakes


"Ballet, something pure in this Crazy World" --Misty Copeland


Mango, Coconut, and Lime Popsicles


"A Brand New Ending"
...the most inspiring 5 minutes
I ever had on the Web!!!


See all articles in "The Healthy Chef's Cookbook"
(The Art of Food)


See all articles in "Eat Smart"
(The Science of Food)


(BELOW) Links to my favorite sites who are ''Raging Against the Machine''
(and also some fun cooking blogs)


One Bold Soul: Artist and Writer

(same name, different blog, no need to fight about it)

Real Food Freaks

Kim's "Nutritionally Well"

Special 'shout out' to this food blogger. Totally different style than me, but my favorite food blog in creativity. She inspired me to start my 'Dinner and a Movie' and "Wanderlust Food Diaries' articles.