Why Ginger is a Superfood; 11 Healthy Benefits of Ginger

Besides adding aromatic, pungent and spicy flavor and zest to food, ginger has lots of benefits for health too. After reading the benefits of ginger which is loaded with nutrients and bioactive compounds, you will definitely conform ginger as one of the superfoods on earth. 

1. Ginger improves the absorption and assimilation of essential nutrients in the body.

2. It dramatically improves HbA1c (a marker for long-term blood sugar levels), leading to a 10% reduction over a period of 12 weeks.

3. Ginger appears to speed up emptying of the stomach, which can be beneficial for people with indigestion and related stomach discomfort.

4. Studies suggest that ginger can protect against age-related damage to the brain. It can also improve brain function in elderly women.

5. If you have got a surgery done then chewing ginger post-operation can help overcome nausea.

6. Stir up some ginger tea to get rid of throat and nose congestion. And when there’s a nip in the air, the warming benefits of this tasty tea are even greater.

7. Ginger does not have an immediate impact, but may be effective at reducing the day-to-day progression of muscle pain.

8. If you are feeling airsick or nauseous, chew on ginger, preferably tossed in a little honey. It also works for travel sickness.

9. It has a warming effect and stimulates circulation.

10. It may prevent stomach ulcers caused by nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, such as aspirin and ibuprofen.

11. It gives you healthier skin.

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