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What are the benefits of ginger?

Posted September 12, 2013

Ginger is an herb that is used as a spice and also for its therapeutic qualities. The underground stem (rhizome) can be used fresh, powdered, dried, or as an oil or juice. Ginger is part of the Zingiberaceae family, as are cardamom, turmeric and galangal.

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Health benefits of cinnamon and ginger

Posted July 16, 2013

Ginger and cinnamon are regarded and used as spices and herbs to make meals more flavorful. But they are also found to be rich in medicinal properties. Among the many benefits of cinnamon and ginger include aid in digestion, anti-viral properties, toothache relief, diabetes prevention, cold, flu, and pain relief among others.

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Ginger for type 2 diabetics: This power herb is scientifically proven to increase insulin sensitivity

Posted June 27, 2013

Ginger may help increase insulin sensitivity in patients with type 2 diabetes, according to the findings of a recent study conducted by researchers from the Tabriz University of Medical Sciences in Iran and published in the International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition.

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Ginger is definitely your friend when it comes to health matters

Posted June 10, 2013

Ginger, botanically known as zingiber officinale, is native to South East Asia and it is quite appreciated for the aromatic and pungent flavor it adds to meals. The ginger rhizome is covered with a brownish skin and its flesh varies between yellow, white and red colors, depending on the kind.

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The Various Health Benefits of Ginger Supplements

Posted May 26, 2013

Ginger is known to add a particular flavor to many dishes, curries and recipes. Ginger is a root which is either sold in the raw form or in the form of a powder in spice markets. Besides the taste that Ginger adds to dishes, it is also known to have several health related benefits as well.

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Vitamin D and ginger show potential in reducing asthma symptoms, new studies suggest

Posted May 21, 2013

Supplementation with vitamin D or ginger extracts may help ease the symptoms of asthma, according to two new early stage research studies.

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Ginger Supplementation May Improve Insulin Sensitivity in Type 2 Diabetics

Posted April 13, 2013

In a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial involving 64 patients with type 2 diabetes, supplementation with ginger (2 g/d) for a period of 2 months was found to be associated with improved insulin sensitivity and some fractions of lipid profile.

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Reduce your cancer risk – especially colorectal – by eating more ginger

Posted February 12, 2013

Ginger is one of Ayurveda’s favorite medicinal and tonic herbs, and it has emerged also as a culinary favorite lately. There has been considerable clinical testing by modern Western medicine that shows ginger’s anti-inflammatory effects.

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Ginger, The Wonder Spice

Posted January 17, 2013

Ginger promotes health and healing in many ways. According to Ayurvedic and Chinese herbal lore, it strengthens the nervous system, restores sexual energy, strengthens the immune system, helps with bronchial problems, prevents and relieves menstrual cramps, clears the uterus after childbirth, and promotes health recovery (builds strength from long-term illness).

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Soothe that knee pain with shea butter, ginger

Posted November 29, 2012

Arthritis affects millions of people around the globe, including the young. It is a complicated disease in which lifestyle and environmental factors, such as smoking, diet, pregnancy and infection are thought to play a role. But it is also known that a person’s genetic makeup influences their susceptibility to the condition.

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