Why is Ginger Good for You?

gingerGinger has long been known for its health benefits.
Here are 7 reasons you might want to add ginger to your family’s diet:

You Can Even Try Ginger in Your Next Cocktail

1. It supports the body’s natural defenses against illness by boosting T-cells

2. It contains anti-oxidants, thought to fight against certain cancers, and may help eliminate foreign substances from the body, furthering its anti-cancer properties

3. It is an excellent, natural way to relieve nausea.

4. It is beneficial to the digestive system.

5. It has anti-inflammatory effects and may reduce certain heart disease risk factors.

6. It can reduce blood sugar levels.

7. Some studies show it can even reduce exercise induced muscle soreness over time.

On top of all that, it is delicious and adds interesting flavor to so many dishes. And … you can drink it in a copper mug!

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Author: Karen Latimer

Dr. Latimer is a Family Physician and Wellness & Parenting Coach. She works with parents who want to feel more confident when helping their children and coaches young adults to help them better navigate college life and transitions. Contact her at drkarenlatimer@gmail.com to learn more. She is the author of two Audible Originals, Take Back the House -- Raising Happy Parents and Worry Less, Parent Better. She is also the co-founder of the app that makes your life easier and puts social in a healthier place -- List'm.


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