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Ginger is a spice with a very distinctive taste that is widely used in Eastern cuisine.
Ginger comes from the root of the Zingiber officinale or the ginger plant. This plant is from Asia. Because the ginger plant also grows well in other tropical regions, it is now found worldwide. Ginger from the supermarket comes from Fiji, India, Jamaica, Nigeria and China, for example. What we all know as the ginger spice is the bottom of the stem and the rootstock of the ginger plant. That rhizome looks a bit like a thick wooden hand. If you peel the rhizome you will come to the fresh, yellow ginger.
The use of ginger
Fresh ginger has a characteristic, warm, sharp and fresh-spicy taste. This allows you to make dishes both sweeter and more savory. Cold or hot drinks in warm weather? If you use ginger in baked or slow cooked dishes, the taste will be softer and warmer. This taste is also very popular in tea. The peeled ginger root can also be dried and ground into ginger powder. Dried ginger powder has a soft, spicy taste and can be used in combination with other spices such as cinnamon, cloves, pepper and curry.
Ginger can also be purchased in all sorts of other variants, such as ginger balls, ginger oil, candied ginger and ginger capsules. Because the taste of pure ginger is quite strong, ginger is not used in very large quantities. A usual amount is "a inch of ginger." That is a piece of the rhizome that is just as long as your thumb, so about 3 to 4 centimeters. A thumb of ginger weighs 15 to 20 grams. Lemon water healthy and delicious.
Vitamins and minerals in ginger
The main vitamins in ginger are B1, B2, B6, and vitamin C. Vitamin B1 and B2 are important for the energy supply of our body. B1 also supports the heart muscle and nervous system. B6 is important for metabolism and vitamin C is good for resistance. The most important minerals in ginger are sodium, potassium, calcium, phosphorus, iron, magnesium, copper and zinc. Fruit water.
Sodium and potassium are good for fluid balance and blood pressure. There are so many minerals in the water from a water cooler Birkdale. Calcium and phosphorus are good for the bones and teeth. Iron supports oxygen transport in the blood and metabolism. Magnesium is good for the muscles, and copper and zinc improve the metabolism.
Health benefits of ginger
Ginger has been used for thousands of years. Not only because of the typical taste, but also because ginger has medicinal properties. Modern scientific research has shown that the beneficial effects of ginger stem from more than 100 bioactive substances. The most important two are gingerol and shogaol. Below you can read 4 scientifically proven health examples of ginger. These are all good reasons for adding ginger to a healthy, low-carbohydrate diet. Drinking water and losing weight.
1. Ginger fights nausea
Ginger is very effective against nausea in many people. That is why it has a long history of use as a remedy for seasickness. Great tasting filtered water made from your own tap from a water cooler Birkdale. There is even evidence that it can be just as effective as prescription medication.
The most reported effect of ginger in nausea is by pregnant women. Ginger would work very well against morning sickness, such as during the morning sickness.
Finally, there is another way in which ginger soothes the stomach. It is a good remedy for heartburn.
2. Ginger has an anti-inflammatory effect
The active substances in ginger can inhibit and prevent inflammation.
There is evidence that ginger supplements can reduce inflammation and muscle pain after (intensive) exercise.
But several studies also show that inflammation linked to kidney disease, diabetes, forms of cancer, bowel inflammation and osteoarthritis are reduced by ginger.
3. Ginger fights chronic diseases
The anti-inflammatory effect of ginger also works well against all kinds of chronic diseases that are linked to inflammation.
Research has even shown that ginger can combat certain forms of cancer. This is mainly due to the 6-gingerol substance that is present in large quantities in fresh ginger.
There are signs that ginger works against pancreatic cancer, breast cancer and ovarian cancer. But more research is needed. Drink also lots of filtered water from a water cooler Birkdale.
4. Ginger powder can reduce menstrual pain
One of the traditional uses of ginger is pain relief, including menstrual pain.
This has also been scientifically investigated. In one study 150 women were instructed to take 1 gram of ginger powder per day for the first 3 days of the menstrual period.