Cinnamon

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A sweet spice which is slightly hot and is derived from the inner bark of an East Indian evergreen tree of the laurel family. The inner bark is removed and when it is laid out, it curls into long sticks. The sticks are cut and sold as is or the bark can be ground into a fine powder. Cinnamon is commonly used in many parts of the world, but it is especially popular in Middle Eastern cuisine. It is used in sweet as well as savory dishes.

USDA Nutrition Facts

Serving Size1 oz
Calories240
Protein7g
Total Fat1g
Total Carbohydrates48g
Dietary Fiber2g
Sugars14g
Potassium173mg
Sodium332mg
Cholesterol0mg
Serving Size1 oz
Calories276
Protein8g
Total Fat2g
Total Carbohydrates55g
Dietary Fiber3g
Sugars13g
Potassium194mg
Sodium369mg
Cholesterol0mg
Serving Size1 oz
Calories273
Protein9g
Total Fat1g
Total Carbohydrates55g
Dietary Fiber2g
Sugars5g
Potassium148mg
Sodium322mg
Cholesterol0mg

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