Bet You Didn’t Know This About Ginger!
Health benefits of Ginger are extensive. Some of its health properties include:
- AIDS DIGESTION
- ANTI-VOMITING & NAUSEA
- RELIEVES MOTION SICKNESS
- PAIN RELIEVER
Since ancient times. ginger has not only been used to add a distinct flavor and aroma to culinary delights, but it was also praised for its medicinal properties. Ginger continues to be used by many to help ease or prevent vomiting, nausea, flatulence, motion sickness and morning sickness, and now modern science confirms that ginger can, in fact, help to calm gastrointestinal disturbances.
Recent research from the University of Michigan Medical School found that Ginger used as a supplement reduced inflammation markers in the colon within a month.
“After 28 days, the researchers measured standard levels of colon inflammation and found statistically significant reductions in most of these markers, and trends toward significant reductions in others.
Inflammation has been implicated in prior studies as a precursor to colon cancer, but another trial would be needed to see how ginger root affects that risk…”
It’s important to note that inflammation in the colon is a known precursor to colon cancer!
An interesting tidbit about ginger: Because ginger has a heating effect in the body and increases circulation, and because it has an intense aroma, ginger was once considered and used as an aphrodisiac!
Looking for a new dinner recipe? Why not incorporate some ginger into your dinner tonight by serving a Lemon Ginger Stir-Fry.
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