Ginger Has Been Used For Thousands Of Years
Many people get a little discouraged when they try to loose weight.
Ginger (Zingiber officinale) has been used as a natural medicine since at least back as far as 500BC when Confucius mentioned ginger in his writings. A lot of benefits to ginger have been discovered over the years.
Ginger gives an extra edge when it comes to losing weight and improving health. While many people know that a cup of hot ginger tea can be just the right thing for a bad cold, its benefits take on a whole new twist when you use those ingredients to make ginger water and use it to help lose weight.
Ginger water stimulates fat burning. It has been shown to stabilize blood sugar, cholesterol, and lipids.2 Ginger can be especially effective at combating belly fat because it has been shown to suppress production of cortisol, the stress hormone that is responsible for visceral or “deep” fat that accumulates in the abdomen and is the hardest to lose.3
Ginger water is said to help with burning fat from the arms, thighs, and hips as well. Finally, ginger is a natural diuretic that aids in combating fluid retention.4
One of the best ways to get the benefits of ginger is to drink ginger water.
Here is how to make this special Jamaican ginger water.
Gingers other uses include lowering blood pressure, anti oxidant and immune system booster, reducing cholesterol, improving circulation, improving digestion and increasing mineral absorption, soothing painful joints and ginger relieves nausea.
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