Find out how this magic spice can improve your life.
You've probably reached for ginger ale when you weren’t feeling well, but did you ever wonder why this beverage soothes your belly woes? Ginger is one of the most commonly consumed foods the world over. It’s pungent, spicy, and chock-full of benefits. If you don’t want to eat it raw, ginger comes in a variety of other forms, in capsules, teas, powders, oils, tinctures, and in foods. Here's how ginger can benefit your health in nine unique ways.
If you have type 2 diabetes you might want to keep ginger root in your kitchen. In a study where subjects received either a ginger powder supplement or a placebo, those who took the ginger reduced their levels of fasting blood sugar and hemoglobin A1c. Taking a ginger supplement may help relieve some of the chronic complications of diabetes.