Updated: Sep 29, 2020
That funny looking thing that rather resembles a root sitting there on the shelf in your grocers produce section, that's ginger! Ginger has long been toted as one of natures super foods with a great deal of holistic healing properties supportive of our body's natural ability to heal itself. An aromatic, zesty and flavorful spice it will add a great deal of flavor along with offering a variety of health benefits to any number of dishes, making it simple (and affordable) to incorporate into your health and wellness routine.
Health benefits of ginger:
Reduces muscle pain and soreness
Relieves nausea and vomiting
Reduces menstrual pain
Alleviates cold and flu symptoms
Produces a warming effect that stimulates healthy circulation
Has been shown to help protect against certain types of cancer
Simple ways to incorporate ginger:
Add grated, minced or ground ginger to soups, rice, pastas, and sautéed vegetables
Slice a 1/2" piece of fresh ginger and blend it into your favorite smoothie
Add fresh ginger to your next batch of bread, muffins, and cookies
Combine ginger with soy sauce, olive oil and garlic for a DIY salad dressing
Add a bit of spice to your favorite beverage - try it in lemonade, orange juice, tea, warm water with lemon and more!
Here's to empowering your health!