Ginger: The flavour Enhancer of All Dishes

By HealthSignz | Published: March 20th, 2016

With its characteristic aromatic and pungent flavour, ginger can spice up any dish that it’s added to.

Factoid:

Ginger is extremely effective in alleviating loss of appetite, nausea, motion sickness and gastrointestinal distress.

Benefits:

  • Relieves gastrointestinal irritation, stimulates saliva and bile production 
  • Suppresses gastric contractions and movement of food and fluids through the GI tract
  • Offers protection against ovarian and colorectal cancer
  • Relieves nausea, especially during morning sickness in pregnant women
  • Warms the body from within and promotes sweating 
  • Reduces severe pain during menstruation
  • Combats inflammation and treats inflammatory conditions

Diet:

  • Use fresh or dried ginger to spice up any dish, juice or smoothie
  • Make salad dressing at home using ginger juice or dried and powdered ginger
  • A cup of ginger tea a day by steeping its peels in boiling water is recommended

Caution:

Natural ginger has no side effects. However, it’s known to worsen the symptoms of acid reflux in some people. 

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