Benefits Of Ginger
Hey everyone, I hope you had a great Thanksgiving. I appreciate your views on my blog. Now that we have a break between holidays I want to talk about how ginger benefits enhancing your body. Ginger is extremely delicious and is already in many of the foods we already eat. However, the ginger root has many health benefits that you may be unaware of. Asian societies have been using Ginger to cure many illnesses before westernized medicine was around. The root is still used over there to treat tons of illnesses and there is evidence to prove that it actually works. People who have ginger in their diet report less health issue over those who do not.
Ginger Benefits Weight Loss
Of course the most important part of ginger for our purposes is weight loss. Ginger for weight loss is best used as a cleanse. Ginger has a lot of compounds that promote weight loss. Ginger improves digestive functions and increases the speed of the metabolism. To get these effects from ginger follow this recipe:
- Boiling Water (1 cup)
- Sliced ginger ( a few slices)
- Lemon Juice (1 lemon)
Boil the water, add the ginger slices and let it steep for 10 minutes. Next, add the juice from the lemon, shake or stir together and drink slowly. Do this once a day for 2 months to get results.
Ginger is known for its spicy, earthy taste. Ginger comes in many forms and is naturally found as a root. People have added ginger to almost everything. Raw ginger is served with sushi, ground ginger is added into a plethora of dishes, ginger extract is added to ginger ale and in some cases raw ginger root is used. There are even ginger beers available. Some people even have ginger fragrances and candles. The top ginger benefits weight loss:
Ginger Benefits Weight Loss – Nausea
No matter what form it is in ginger can be used to fight nausea. Ginger Causes digestion to increase in the stomach which will fight acids inside the stomach that cause pain or discomfort.
Ginger Benefits Weight Loss -Muscle Pain
Although the reasons are not clear, ginger that is heated and consumed can reduce muscle pain; even on animals!
Ginger Benefits Weight Loss -Anti-Inflammatory
Ginger has many anti-inflammatory properties are due to the fact that ginger contains large amounts of gingerol. Gingerol is the same compound that causes chili peppers and other peppers to be spicy. Gingerol has been given to animals to treat arthristis and are even being tested to treat cancer.
Ginger Benefits Weight Loss -Stomach
Probably the most proven and best use of ginger is for treating stomach pain. All of the compounds in ginger are proven to heal stomach issues. It’s so reliable some doctors will even recommend it. I can attest to this. I have used ginger many times when I was in a pinch and did not have any stomach medicines available to me. Ginger tea is my favorite way to go about it.
Ginger Benefits Weight Loss – Menstrual Pain
Similar to the stomach pain. Women who are experiencing menstrual pain can consume ginger to help fight the cramps and pain.