Root ginger is incredible stuff, whether you are adding to stir-fries, salad dressings, juices or just steeped in hot water it has a unique flavour and adds an unmistakable warmth to any dish.
Reasons to eat ginger:
To aid digestion and relieve nausea, make yourself a ginger tea after dinner! It can also help with morning and motion sickness and alleviate the suffering of those undergoing chemotherapy.
It is a fantastic anti-inflammatory, so much so that tests have shown ginger can actually help to alleviate pain - female participants in studies found it particularly effective against menstrual cramps.
Ginger seems to help keep blood sugar levels in check so can be a real aid for those suffering from Diabetes.
With anti-viral properties ginger can help both to prevent and to ameliorate colds and flu.