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Ginger Powder Supplementation May Benefit Type 2 Diabetics

Posted March 6, 2014

In a randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled trial involving 88 subjects affected by diabetes, supplementation with 3 one-gram capsules of ginger powder for a period of 8 weeks was found to benefit patients with type 2 diabetes, reducing fasting blood glucose levels (decreased 10.5%) and HbA1c levels and improving the quantitative insulin sensitivity check index (QUICKI), as compared to a placebo group that experienced a 21% increase in FBG.

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The Pain Relief Solution Your Doctor May Not Know About

Posted February 14, 2014

Do you have stiff joints, sore muscles or general aches and pains that just never seem to go away? I know from personal experience just how frustrating dealing with chronic pain can be, which is why I want to share with you the solution that helped me.

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Is Ginger the Answer to Liver Health?

Posted December 20, 2013

Ginger has been used to treat everything from colds to digestive issues, but never before has ginger been intensively evaluated for its liver-protective qualities. While pre-clinical studies have shown ginger has protective effects against alcohol, heavy metals and the like, this new study review finally summarizes results and emphasizes the future potential of ginger for liver health.

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Health Benefits of Ginger

Posted December 3, 2013

Ginger is an underground rhizome widely used in cooking to spice up a dish, especially in Asian cuisine and also used in many homes as a herbal medicine. The flesh of the ginger can be yellow, white or red in color, depending upon the variety. Ginger is commonly used to treat various types of stomach problems, including motion sickness, morning sickness, colic, upset stomach, gas, diarrhea, nausea caused by cancer treatment, nausea and vomiting after surgery, as well as loss of appetite.

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Exciting New Research Reveals Another Reason to Eat More Ginger

Posted November 10, 2013

Not just for upset stomachs anymore., ginger, the warming spice that adds zest and savory depth to so many recipes, apparently has newly discovered value far beyond its culinary uses. A recent study that shows ginger can benefit cardiovascular patients is the just the very latest in an ever-growing body of research indicating its properties can help alleviate an array of chronic conditions.

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Exciting New Research Reveals Another Reason to Eat More Ginger

Posted October 18, 2013

Not just for upset stomachs anymore., ginger, the warming spice that adds zest and savory depth to so many recipes, apparently has newly discovered value far beyond its culinary uses. A recent study that shows ginger can benefit cardiovascular patients is the just the very latest in an ever-growing body of research indicating its properties can help alleviate an array of chronic conditions.

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Ginger and Curcumin Exert Anti-helminitic Activity

Posted October 3, 2013

In a study involving in vitro and in vivo components, ginger and curcumin were found to exert anthemintic effects against the nematode Ascaridia galli. The in vitro study involved live parasites (collected from intestines of naturally infected chickens) that were incubated in either ginger or curcumin at various concentrations (25, 50, and 100 mg/ml), or albendazole at a dose of 7.5 mg/ml.

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Antioxidant potential, cytotoxic activity and total phenolic content of Alpinia pahangensis rhizomes

Posted October 2, 2013

Alpinia pahangensis, a wild ginger distributed in the lowlands of Pahang, Malaysia, is used by the locals to treat flatulence. In this study, the antioxidant and cytotoxic activities of the crude aqueous methanol and fractionated extracts of Alpinia pahangensis against five different cancer and one normal cell lines were investigated. The total phenolic content of each extract and its fractions were also quantified. This is the first report on the antioxidant and cytotoxic activities of Alpinia pahangensis extract.

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Ginger may protect the brain from MSG toxicity, says fascinating research

Posted September 23, 2013

For thousands of years, ginger has been hailed as a superfood for its healing properties that aid every system of the body. The oils that ginger contains are antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal, and ginger has even been found to inhibit cancer growth. Now a study has actually proven that ginger can reverse the damage done by monosodium glutamate, or MSG, a known harmful excitotoxin.

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Ultimate brain food – Increase memory, reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s and protect against multiple sclerosis with ginger

Posted September 17, 2013

Ginger root is a well-recognized health marvel, mending everything from inflammation to cancer to diabetes. But did you know that it can also improve brain function? In our demanding world, acute cognitive ability is essential. Fortunately, ginger is an outstanding ally in the quest for enhanced memory and clarity. Moreover, it plays a substantial role in guarding against brain oxidative stress and neurological disease.

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