Today’s health tip: Benefits of Ginger

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Ginger is a popular spice. It is high in gingerol, a substance with powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.

It contains a substance called 6-gingerol, which may have protective effects against cancer. 

Appears to be effective at reducing the day-to-day progression of muscle pain, and may reduce exercise-induced muscle soreness.

There are some studies showing ginger to be effective at reducing symptoms of osteoarthritis, which is a very common health problem.

Ginger has been shown to lower blood sugar levels and improve various heart disease risk factors in patients with type 2 diabetes.

Speeds up in emptying of the stomach, which can be beneficial for people with indigestion and related stomach discomfort.

Effective against menstrual pain when taken at the beginning of the menstrual period.

Protects against age-related damage to the brain. It can also improve brain function in elderly women.

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