The focus of nutrition has truly shifted more recently than ever before, for reasons we all know, the motivation is now pure nutritional value for immune boosting. So we are all searching for the most valuable food sources we have naturally available to boost our immunity, today that being Ginger 🙌🏼 Ginger is claimed to fight illness and boost your immune system. It is one of the healthiest (and most delicious) spices on the planet. The scientific name Zingiber officinale. The ginger root is what is used as a spice... It contains what is called Gingerol, this is the substance that gives it its powerful medicinal Properties.
So when eaten in high doses GINGER offers impressive health benefits ✔️ 1️⃣ It has Powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. It’s the gingerols, paradols, sesquiterpenes, shogaols, and zingerone, all of which have powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties and the medicinal properties.
2️⃣ Reducing inflammation - It has been shown to reduce inflammation like osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory gut disease, asthma, and certain cancers. Studies have shown that those who took ginger extract had less pain medication. Ginger extracts may help reduce inflammation, leading to less pain for osteoarthritis patients. A 2001 study published in "Arthritis and Rheumatism" found that patients with knee pain resulting from osteoarthritis experienced less pain after taking a ginger extract twice daily for six weeks.
3️⃣ It soothes nausea and digestive issues - it has a long history of use as a motion sickness remedy, it may relieve nausea and vomiting after surgery But it may be the most effective when it comes to pregnancy-related nausea, such as morning sickness.
4️⃣ It Can Help Fight Infections - Gingerol, the bioactive substance in fresh ginger, can help lower the risk of infections.
5️⃣ It benefits immune health - chronic inflammation can harm your immune system, potentially increasing your chances of illness
Upping your intake of antioxidant-rich foods and beverages like ginger shots may combat inflammation and keep your immune system healthy 💪🏼 - @vickyghealthyempire
Healthy Empire Nutritionist