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6 Reasons Why You Should Add Ginger To Your Diet

Ginger can be described as a flowering plant originated in Southeast Asia. It's among the most delicious and healthiest spices on the planet. This herbaceous perennial grows annual pseudo stem about one meter tall bearing narrow leaf blades. The reasons why you should add it to your diet will be discussed in this article.

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Benefits And Reasons Why You Should Add Ginger To Your Diet:

1) Ginger treats indigestion: it assist the body in breaking down and expelling gas.

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2) Ginger reduces chronic inflammation that may cause heart attack and arthritis due to it's anti-inflammatory properties.

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3) Prevents cell damage: it contains antioxidants which prevents oxidative stress and by extension protect the body from damage and disease.

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4) Ginger increases the uptake of glucose in the muscle cells and controls the blood sugar levels in diabetic patients.

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5) Ginger contains gingerol which improves gastric motility and by extension prevents nausea and vomiting.

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6) Relieves menstrual pain: ginger suppresses he chemical production that causes the contraction of the uterus.

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