Ginger

The Many Benefits of Ginger

You all know ginger (Zingiber officinale). It's what makes gingerbread spicy and gives many Asian dishes their characteristic kick. Dried ginger is a common component in Chinese herbal preparations, and it is often used in this country to prevent nausea and motion sickness, as well as morning sickness…

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Healthy Travel Tips

…motion sickness with ginger. Ginger has long been touted as a home remedy for nausea, and in recent years its effectiveness against motion sickness has been well documented. To avoid motion sickness, try eating a 1/4 inch slice of ginger, or taking 1,000 mg of standardized ginger extract three or four…

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6 Effective, Natural Home Remedies

…in systolic blood pressure. * Ginger for Nausea: For a natural nausea cure, try ginger—it eases queasiness caused by everything from stomach flu and seasickness to morning sickness and chemotherapy. To make ginger tea, simply slice a two-inch piece of fresh ginger, add to four cups of water, bring…

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Diabetic Diet: Recipe for Vegetable-Tofu Shish Kebabs

…low-sodium soy sauce 3 tablespoons lemon juice 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon rice wine 1 tablespoon xylitol ½ teaspoon ground ginger 1 clove garlic, peeled and minced 14 ounces extra-firm tofu, drained, blotted with paper towels, and cut into 1-inch cubes 1 large onion, cut into…

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10 Natural Home Remedies That Cost Just Pennies

…inside of a banana peel once or twice a day. Expect results within a month. Natural Home Remedy #3 Relieve nausea by eating a slice of ginger or ½ teaspoon powdered ginger. For motion sickness, take three or four hours before travel. Natural Home Remedy #4 Chicken soup actually improves cold and flu symptoms…

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Recipes for Diabetes: Moo Shoo Vegetables in Lettuce Leaves

…8 egg whites or 1 cup Egg Beaters or other egg white product 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil 2 teaspoons grated gingerroot or 1 teaspoon ground ginger 2 cups cabbage, finely shredded 1 large carrot, shredded 6 green onions (with green tops), cut lengthwise into thin shreds 2 cups mushrooms, thinly…

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5 Easy, Healthy Dinners You Can Make in Minutes

…reduced-sodium soy sauce, 2 teaspoons sesame oil, and ginger to taste. Garnish with sliced green onions if desired. Serves 2. Need even more healthy, easy dinner ideas? Visit my free online recipe center. You may also be interested in: * Soy-Ginger Chicken Breasts * Recipes for Diabetes: Tapas Trio

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3 Natural Alternatives to Antidepressants

…other natural, unprocessed foods. Phytonutrient-rich dark chocolate and berries, especially blueberries, and spices such as turmeric (curcumin) and ginger are also recommended. * Exercise. When you’re feeling down, the last thing you may feel like doing is getting out and taking a walk. Do it anyway…

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Curcumin: The Spice of Life and Health

…secret? It just might be curcumin. Curcumin comes from turmeric (Curcuma longa), the spice that gives curry its deep yellow color. A member of the ginger family, turmeric is ubiquitous in India, where the majority of the world’s supply is produced and consumed. It has long been used for its flavor…

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The Benefits of Zinc: Essential for Optimal Health

…been linked with anosmia. How to Reap the Benefits of Zinc The best food source of zinc, by far, is oysters. Other good sources are pumpkin seeds, ginger root, nuts, and whole grains. For general health, I suggest that everyone take a minimum of 30 mg of zinc daily, balanced with 2 mg of copper. Even…

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