Cinnamon is best known as the spice you put on cakes or coffee. However extracts of cinnamon have health benefits and has been traditionally used as a medicine throughout the world. Research has shown that cinnamon extract seems to help with blood sugar control. We use 100% pure Cassia Cinnamon Extract which is a medical grade cinnamon extract and is different from the cinnamon that you can buy in the supermarket. And of course it is well known that Chromium helps also with carbohydrate and blood sugar control.