Ginger, (ginger root is called rhizome) one of the world’s oldest and most beloved spices. Ships used to travel for months going to South Asia from Europe just to bring back this precious and fragrant spice.
Ginger is used to flavour many dishes, from hot, fragrant soups to delicious smoothies. Even ginger ale gets its distinctively crisp, clean taste from ginger!
About Nutrition! Raw ginger is composed of 79% water, 18% carbohydrates, 2% protein, and 1% fat. Raw ginger supplies 80 Cal and includes moderate amounts of Vitamin B6, and the dietary minerals magnesium and manganese.
Many report these Benefits
Digestion: The phenolic compounds in ginger are known to help relieve gastrointestinal (GI) irritation, simulate saliva and bile production, and suppress gastric contractions as food and fluids move through the GI tract.
Cold and flu relief: During cold weather, drinking ginger tea can keep the body warm. How to make ginger tea? 20-40 g of fresh ginger and steep it in a cup of hot water with some honey inside. It promotes sweating, working to warm the body from within.
Cardiovascular health: Ginger can reduce cholesterol, lowering the risk of blood clotting, and helping to maintain healthy blood sugar levels. Many people use ginger as a part of their full regimen to treat diabetes or heart disease.
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