Ginger root grows underground, but it’s flavor and medicinal properties are on top of the world!
Studies suggest that ginger contains potent anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory compounds. This makes ginger a spice of choice for those suffering from arthritis or even post-workout muscle fatigue. Additionally, it has been shown to relax and soothe the intestinal tract relieving symptoms of gastrointestinal distress (gas, motion sickness, nausea, vomiting). And it that wasn’t enough, studies suggest that ginger may reduce tumor growth in colorectal or ovarian cancers. And during cold and flu season, ginger can promote healthy sweating removing toxins from the body and protecting it from harmful bacteria.
To gain all health properties of ginger, try making a ginger tea, grating fresh ginger over salads and steamed vegetables, or adding grated ginger to baked goods, yum!
Check out these recipes that can be adaptable with Ginger Hapyy Granola!