Ginger is a flowery root found in almost every country. Initially grown in Asia, it has spread and gained popularity throughout the world because of it's numerous health benefits.
Furthermore, millions of people attest to the healing power of ginger. You can eat it whole, ground, or cooked. Ginger is a spicy root that has proven to be an effective natural remedy for some common diseases.
So what would happen to your body if you starts eating ginger every day?
1. It helps to lower the risk of Infection
Ginger contains a compound known as gingerol. This compound found in ginger has been known to curb the risks of infections. It also help to prevent the multiplication of bacteria by speeding up the healing process.
Some of the infections that ginger help to prevent include gingivitis and respiratory infections.
2. Ginger promote weight loss
Complementing ginger with good nutrition and appropriate exercise can aid weight loss. This ginger root contains properties known as gingerols and shogaols. Studies has shown that these properties aid in the body’s biological activities. They increase the process of metabolism and work to reduce cholesterol levels.
3. Lowers blood sugar and prevent heart disease.
Ginger has powerful components that lower blood sugar levels as well as prevent heart disease. So, eating ginger every day can regulate the production of insulin in patients with diabetes. It also prevents the formation of blood clots which can trigger heart attacks.
4. Reduces muscle pain and soreness
Research has shown that eating raw or cooked ginger in small quantities every day reduces muscle pain. The study showed that those who ate ginger everyday recovered faster from muscle soreness. Those who did not eat ginger took a longer time to heal.
Inconclusion, based on the health benefits, listed above, I would say ginger is very good for you. Furthermore, I recommend you always consult your doctor before using ginger because eating too much ginger during pregnancy has been shown to cause miscarriages.
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Hope this article was helpful.
(Sources: WebMD, Healthline, PubMed Central)
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