Ginger is among the healthiest (and most delicious) spices on the planet.
Ginger is one of the healthiest and most common spices worldwide. It is delicious and can be used to bring any meals taste to the next level. It is loaded with wonderful nutritions that have many benefits for your body, brain and nervous system! Often used for a sore stomach, ginger has many more benefits that we will take a close look at!
Ginger is part of the Zingiberaceae family, which is closely related to turmeric another spice we had talked about in this article. Gingerol is the main bioactive compound in ginger, this is the main reason why ginger has so many health benefits. It’s powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects make it a goto remedy for colds and flus.
Ginger helps nausea
Ginger can be consumed as a tea helping to calm down your stomach and easing any tummy ache you may have.
Reduce Muscle Pain
If your last workout had left you with some muscle pain, or last nights sleep had waking you up with an aching back, then look no further, ginger can help! Take a 2-3 grams of raw ginger, or a ginger supplement daily to ease the pain.
Lower your blood sugar naturally
Do away with over the counter medication and take some ginger daily to control and even lower your blood sugar. It can help stabilize your blood sugar by up to 10% to 15% in about 10-15 weeks time
A cure for Indigestion problems
In one study, 150 women were instructed to take 1 gram of ginger powder per day with a big glass if filtered water, for the first 3 days of the menstrual period. The ginger powder managed to reduce pain more effectively and faster than any available drug.
May help prevent Cancer!
Ginger extract has long been studied as treatment against cancer. The anti-cancer properties are attributed to 6 gingerol, a substance that is found in large amounts in raw ginger. In a study of 30 individuals, 2 grams of ginger extract per day significantly reduced pro-inflammatory.