Aids in digestion
Helps increase menstrual flow
May reduce risk of Alzheimer
May reduce risk of stroke
May reduce risk of urinary tract infections
Reduces risk of colon cancer
Reduces risk of ovarian cancer
Serving size: 5 1" slices; Calories: 9; Fat: .1g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 1mg; Carbs: 2g; Fiber: 0g; Sugars: .2g; Protein: .2g; Potassium: 1%DV; Vitamin A: 0%DV; Vitamin C: 1%DV; Calcium: 0%DV; Iron: 0%DV
Did You Know?
- Eating fresh ginger can stimulate the appetite
- Ginger is thought to help nausea
- Consuming ginger can provide relief for those suffering from cramps.
- Contains anti-inflammatory compounds called gingerols
Ways to Eat:
- In rice
- In dessert
- In tea
- In soup
- In stir-fry
- Sliced, minced, grated, and chopped.
- Ginger originated in southern China before it spread to other parts of Asia, Africa, and the Caribbean.
- Ginger can be grown most anywhere in warm climates, but Jamaica produces the best quality ginger.
- It takes about 9 months to produce a crop of ginger.