The humble ginger root is packed with a host of micro as well as macronutrients, amino acids as well as fatty acids. It has 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 flavour, 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 an excellent 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 impact of the disease by reducing the levels of serum glucose and keeping the levels of blood sugar in check. It also helps lower 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.

Treat Heartburn

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 Hermeet Singh Suri (HOM, BSc., RHN, Epigeneticist) at The Homeopathic Plus Centre to know-how!