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Using Cinnamon & Apple Cider Vinegar


#1

Coach,

So I've been reading quite a bit on cinnamon and apple cider vinegar.

You state to have a tablespoon or two of cinnamon and a teaspoon of ACV prior to every meal. I gave it a shot the past few days and damn, the cinnamon is just horrible to get down every meal, now with shakes it's not that big of deal, but straight out is just awful.

What could I mix the cinnamon with to make it more user friendly.

Right now I'm on the Anabolic Diet, but I do carb cycle and Palumbo rotations to keep my body guessing.

Would I need to supplement that much with lo carb style diets?

Thanks in advance for any help or recommendations.

"reference"

Mondays With Thibs: Beef Up Your Body Composition

  1. Use one or two tablespoon(s) of ground cinnamon prior to every meal (and mix it in your shakes). Cinnamon, on top of having a myriad of other health benefits, improves insulin sensitivity, insulin management, and glucose disposal. It doesn't contain any calories, has a high level of several minerals, as well as fiber, and tastes great!
    But, don't go twisting that. I'm talking about adding cinnamon to your meals, not cinnamon buns!

  2. Use one teaspoon of apple cider vinegar with every meal. (Don't mix it into your shakes, though; the stuff tastes horrible!) Just like cinnamon, apple cider vinegar is a great natural and cheap way to improve the insulin sensitivity of your muscles.


#2

im not Thib but ive been using cinnamon and ACV prior to all meals for about 3 weeks and i can say the results are worth the shit taste. Im doing biosignature modulation and my supra illiac fat measurement has gone down massivly using this cheap supplement.

i use 2 heaped TEASPOONS of cinnamon prior to every meal, 2 "tablespoons" seems like a hell of a lot.

and to fix the taste i find its much better if i make the days worth, put it in the fridge and drink it cold and its tastes much better.
to make it i put 12 teaspoons cinnamon and 6 ACV (6 meals) in a cup add boiling water give it a stir then pour it in a container with 1.25 liters of water in it. this makes 1.5 litres and i just have a glass before every meal

u have got to be careful on your source of cinnamon though. Because the first one i had if u made the drink and left it for more than 5 minutes the cinnamon would like ferment and turn into snot like egg whites, nearly made me hurl!

i got a differnt cinnamon now and its fine just give the container a shake and pour a glass


#3

Yeah, Thibs said himself in the discussion of that article that there was a typo and it was meant to read TEASPOON.


#4

Where can I read information about cinnamon and its benefits? Thanks


#5

http://www.jonnybowden.com/2009/06/cinnamon-can-lower-blood-sugar.html


#6

I thought cinnamon improved the insulin sensitivity of fat cells... and I remember some authors worried that might end up shuttling nutrients away from muscle cells.