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Ginger Benefits

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Ginger comes from the flowering plant originating in Southeast Asia. It’s closely related to turmeric, cardamom and galangal.
Ginger has a long history of use in various forms of traditional and alternative medicine. It’s been used to aid digestion, reduce nausea, and help fight flu and colds. Gingerol is the main bioactive component in ginger. It has a powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects. Ginger may play a role in weight loss according to studies. Ginger’s ability to influence weight loss may be di to certain mechanisms, such as its potential to reduce inflammation. Try adding ginger to your diet. Through fresh ginger teas or adding to some of your meals.