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Healthy Benefits of Ginger
 

Ginger might not see tempting but it adds a fragrant zest to both sweet and savory foods. Some food experts say that ‘Ginger is fantastic’. It is not only delicious but also provides many healthy benefits. A natural component of ginger known as Gingerol provides benefits of gastrointestinal motility. It is the rate at which food exits the stomach and continues along the digestive process. It can be used as fresh, dried, powdered or as an oil or juice.

Some of the healthy benefits of Ginger which we all should know are:

  1. Powerful Medicinal Properties

Ginger is used as traditional and alternative medicines since ancient times. It is a cure to digestion, reduce nausea and help fight the flu and common cold.

Gingerol has powerful anti - inflammatory and antioxidant effects which helps to reduce oxidative stress.

  1. Treatment for nausea and morning sickness

Ginger is highly effective against nausea. It helps to provide relief against nausea and vomiting for people undergoing surgery. It is most effective against pregnancy related nausea such as morning sickness.

  1. Helps in weight loss

Ginger can be used as a significant supplement in case of weight loss. The evidence in favor of ginger’s role in helping to prevent obesity is stronger in animal studies. It has potential to increase the number of calories burned or reduce inflammation.