Cinnamon and antioxidants
Cinnamon is rich in antioxidants. Antioxidants protect our body from free radicals. Free radicals are aggressive substances that can damage our tissues.
From a scientific study of the antioxidant activity of 26 spices (1), cinnamon is the clear winner, even overvalued superfoods such as garlic and oregano.
Cinnamon is full of powerful antioxidants like polyphenols (2, 3, 4).