Ginger comes on the top of the list of effective natural home remedies. Ginger is one of the foods that can give you a health punch, because it is so full of healthy benefits for your body and mind.
Ginger helps regulate cholesterol
Consuming ginger can have a profound effect on high cholesterol levels that are often attributed to obesity among women and men. High cholesterol levels in a person can indicate higher than normal BMI and can thus, lead to obesity-related illnesses like heart disease and certain cancers. Ginger helps lower cholesterol by significantly reducing serum and hepatic cholesterol levels. Ginger also acts as a blood thinner and reduces blood pressure.
Immune boosting action
Ginger helps improve the immune system. Ginger is one of the oldest cures for cold, nausea and flu as it has anti-viral and anti fungal properties. It cures cold and provides instant relief and also kills the bacteria that causes cold and ensures that it doesn’t return. Drinking ginger as a tea will ease sore throat, non-stop coughing and even congestion. Ginger contains chromium, magnesium and zinc which can help prevent chills, fever, and excessive sweat. Plus, it acts as an antihistamine and hence is useful in dealing with allergies. Ginger tea is used for weight loss as it increases metabolism, stimulates circulation and excretion of toxins from the body.
Most of the people around the world are already familiar with the health benefits offered by ginger. When used as tea, ginger efficiently soothes digestive problems and successfully relieves the symptoms of cold and flu.
Benefits from Ginger on Weight Loss
- Ginger Solves Digestion Problems
For many years, ginger has been known for its ability to cure many GI distresses. Actually it is consisted of some components which stimulate the digestive secretions, positively affect intestinal muscle tone and help the food move through the gastrointestinal tracts.
Poor digestion can lead to many health problems. It can cause the “waste” to be put on in your body which makes you feel heavier and bloated. What is more, all those toxins produced by the waste can be a source of very serious health problems.
- Ginger Is Effective Appetite Suppressant
Despite improving digestion, ginger naturally makes you feel full, or in other words, it makes you eat less. Ginger is almost calorie-free and naturally suppresses your appetite without any side effects.
A study published in Journal Metabolism has demonstrated that drinking two grams of ginger powder right after your meal, can postpone your feeling of hunger for more than 6 hours.
- Ginger Reduces the Cortisol Level
Cortisol is a stress hormone which can be suppressed if you consume ginger. This is extremely important for your diet because the stress usually leads to high levels of cortisol.
As a consequence, your body begins to stuff your cells with fat. This is the reason why people who are often stressed have a hard time losing weight or even put on weight very easily.
- Ginger Stabilizes the Level of Blood Sugar
You cannot burn fat if your body blood sugar level is not at a normal range. If it’s too low your body begins to store fat. If it’s too high then you have a greater desire to eat a lot of sugary food. However, using just ¼ teaspoon of ginger can easily regulate your blood sugar levels.
How to Prepare Ginger Water
Preparing a ginger water is very simple and easy.
- Ginger – cut in pieces 1½ cup of water
- 1 ½ cup of water
- First you should boil the water.
- Add all the pieces of ginger in the water
- Boil gently for 20 minutes.
How To Use:
You should drink ginger water in the morning on empty stomach before you consume anything else. You can also drink it throughout the day, sip by sip.