The humble ginger root is packed with a host of micro as well as macronutrients, amino acids as well as fatty acids. It has in fact been classified as one of the most healthiest spices.
There are a bunch of reasons why you should consider including ginger in your diet over and above the flavor of course.
A few reasons are highlighted below:
Ginger aids digestion
Ginger helps increase saliva and other digestive fluids and therefore improves gastric mobility and aiding digestion.
Assists with inflammation
Ginger is known to have anti-inflammatory properties, and they help improve symptoms of rheumatism, arthritis and osteoarthritis.
Helps calm nausea
Ginger can help prevent motion sickness and also calm it. It is a great diet inclusion for those who are experiencing chemotherapy related nausea.
Helps in implications of diabetes
Ginger is known to be naturally low in GI, and helps assist in the implications of the disease by reducing the levels of serum glucose and keeping the levels of blood sugar in check. It also helps reduce cholesterol levels and blood pressure.
Ginger serves as a Decongestant
Ginger with its decongestant properties helps decongest flu like symptoms as well as relieve sore throat and headaches.
Helps in assisting with Weight-loss
If you wish to lose weight, while feeling satisfied, include ginger in your diet.
Ginger helps in inhibiting acid reflux. It helps soothe the effect that is caused by heartburn, in fact better than some other medicines.
Make it a point to include ginger in your diet if you wish to lead a healthy life. Speak with a Registered Holistic Nutritionist or speak with a Homeopath to know how!