There are so many reasons to incorporate ginger into our everyday eating patterns. Not only does it bring a distinct aroma of flavour to our foods but brings many health benefits along with it.
Here are 10 you simply need-to-know:
1. Aids Digestion
By increasing digestive fluids and saliva, ginger helps to increase the stomach's gastric motility. Allowing it to aid in digestive issues.
2. Assists With Inflammation
Ginger contains anti-inflammatory properties which can help relieve symptoms of arthritis, osteoarthritis and rheumatism.
3. Calms Nausea
Ginger helps to calm motion sickness, prevent morning sickness and is also recommended to those experiencing chemotherapy-induced nausea.
4. Assists In The Repercussions Of Diabetes
Ginger is naturally low in GI and helps to assist in the implications of diabetes by reducing levels of serum glucose and maintaining blood sugar levels. It also helps to lower blood pressure and lower cholesterol.
5. Herbal Medicine for Alzheimer's Disease
6. Antihistamine and Decongestant
7. Assists in Weight-loss
8. Treats Heartburn
9. Improves Nutrient Absorption
10. Reduces Flatulence
Another fantastic thing about ginger, apart from benefiting our health, of course, is the flavor it brings to our foods. Whether it be sweet or savoury, there is always a great way and great reason to maintain ginger into our diets!