Feel free to adjust sweetness to your liking. I've not found a substitute like stevia, nectars, etc., that have not changed the overall flavor to where we still like it. This is how our family prefers it.
You can substitute 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon for the cinnamon sticks.
Per Serving: 129 calories;0.1 g fat;
32.9 g carbohydrates;
0.7 g protein;
0 mg cholesterol;
8 mg sodium.