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10 great things you didn't know about ginger.

  • Ginger is a popular spice. It is high in gingerol, a substance with powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.
  • 1-1.5 grams of ginger can help prevent various types of nausea. This applies to sea sickness, chemotherapy-related nausea, nausea after surgery and morning sickness.
  • Ginger appears to be effective at reducing the day-to-day progression of muscle pain, and may reduce exercise-induced muscle soreness.
  • There are some studies showing ginger to be effective at reducing symptoms of osteoarthritis, which is a very common health problem.
  • Ginger has been shown to lower blood sugar levels and improve various heart disease risk factors in patients with type 2 diabetes.
  • Ginger appears to speed up emptying of the stomach, which can be beneficial for people with indigestion and related stomach discomfort.
  • Ginger appears to be very effective against menstrual pain when taken at the beginning of the menstrual period.
  • There is some evidence, in both animals and humans, that ginger can lead to significant reductions in LDL cholesterol and blood triglyceride levels.
  • Ginger contains a substance called 6-gingerol, which may have protective effects against cancer. However, this needs to be studied a lot more.
  • Studies suggest that ginger can protect against age-related damage to the brain. It can also improve brain function in elderly women.

Ginger - 200g

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