What is Ginger?
Ginger is a flowering plant that originated in Southeast Asia. It’s among the healthiest (and most delicious) spices on the planet. The rhizome (underground part of the stem) is the part commonly used as a spice. It’s often called ginger root or, simply, ginger.
Ginger can be used fresh, dried, powdered, or extracted as an oil or juice. It’s a very common ingredient in recipes. It’s sometimes added to processed foods and cosmetics.
Natural, low carb, and full of nutrients with many health benefits including:
- Treats Nausea
- May help with weight loss
- Can help with osteoarthritis
- May drastically lower blood sugars
- May improve heart disease risk factors
- Can treat chronic indigestion
- May significantly reduce menstrual pain
- May help lower cholesterol
- May help prevent cancer
- May improve brain function and protect against Alzheimer’s disease
- Can help fight infection
Possible Side Effects From Ingesting Ginger?
N/A if no allergies are present
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