It is eaten raw, cooked or marinated for its slightly lemony and tangy taste. We want to talk about ginger, of course. But besides delicious in the mouth, this plant is also excellent for the body.† Here are the 3 unexpected benefits of this superfood.
Ginger, a superfood to adopt
Ginger is extreme rich in benefits. In particular, it contains manganese, which works against bad cholesterol or even phosphorus, which contributes to bone building. But that’s not all, this plant is also an important source of minerals, such as magnesium, calcium or even sodium. Finally, it is a gold mine of vitamins B1, B2, B3 and C.
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Did you know that ginger (Zingiber officinale) is recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO) in the prevention of nausea and vomiting † It is especially recommended for pregnant women who suffer from the minor ailments of pregnancy, as well as those who suffer from seasickness or transport sickness. To relieve yourself, you can chew fresh ginger (the most effective solution), consume it in the form of herbal tea, take it in the form of essential oil or capsules.
Ginger is also known as a natural antibiotic† And rightly so, it is able to fight certain inflammations, in particular ENT (angina, colds, dirt, etc.) and even migraines. Do not hesitate to consume it in autumn and winter, that is, where the viruses are most present. But that’s not all, this superfood is also capable of boosting our immune system. Nothing better to give our body a boost!
Rich in vitamin C, ginger is a powerful antioxidant. As a result, by consuming regularly you can: effectively fight against free radicals that are partly responsible for cardiovascular disease and certain cancers. Like garlic, ginger prevents the aging of our body (especially our skin) and our cells.
Now you know how to take care of your body naturally! As a reminder, no superfood replaces the advice of a professional. So consult your doctor if your symptoms persist.
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