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Health Benefits Of Ginger Chews
Mostly GI: In limited studies, ginger was found to be more effective than placebo for treating nausea caused by seasickness, morning sickness and chemotherapy. Other preliminary studies showed that ginger may affect arthritis pain or have blood thinning and cholesterol lowering properties. ...Read more
Human studies suggests that 1g daily of ginger may be effective for nausea and vomiting in pregnant women when used for short periods (no longer than 4 days). Several studies have found that ginger is better than placebo in relieving morning sickness. In a small study of 30 pregnant women with severe vomiting, those who took 1 gram of ginger every day for 4 days reported more relief from vomiting than those who took placebo. In a larger study of 70 pregnant women with nausea and vomiting, those who received a similar dosage of ginger felt less nauseous and did not vomit as much as those who received placebo. Pregnant women should ask their doctor before taking ginger, and should be careful not take more ...Read more
Multiple benefits: Ginger can help in nausea ; vomiting related to pregnancy, motion sickness, after surgery, and chemotherapy. It's also anti-inflammatory and may help joint pain in osteoarthritis. http://tinyurl.com/n4wuj8w some research also supports benefits type 2 diabetes -- improving Insulin sensitivity, lipid profiles, and certain markers of inflammation. http://tinyurl.com/md5ur3u. ...Read more
Raw: Raw has more benefit but never over cooked. ...Read more
Garlic: Has many nutrient substances, including a marvelous derivative of vitamin b1 that is created in the bulb only after it is crushed or cut. Ginger is more obscure but is invariably served with sushi and japanese people are very knowledgeable. It "clears the palate" and is a carminative that "settles" the stomach. ...Read more
How many teaspoons of powder ginger should you take in one day to get the maximum health benefits?
Depends: What helps one person may hurt another. The correct dose for one person may be the wrong dose for another. Your question is difficult to answer. What are you trying to accomplish? ...Read more
YES,very impressive :
Recent studies have shown that relatively small doses of ginger offer powerful protection against liver damage from potent toxins such as bromobenzene and lead- see http://wrightnewsletter. Com/2013/10/09/ginger-shields-liver/
there is also preliminary evidence that ginger may be beneficial in treating non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. See http://www.Greenmedinfo. Com/node/83545. ...Read more
Cognitive function: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20132649Get a more detailed answer ›
Is it a good idea to swallow a few pieces of raw garlic for its health benefits? I don't wanna chew on the garlic because I know it causes bad breath
Do not except garlic to treat or prevent any illness. What you propose doing will give you bad breath and not provide any benefit.
For good health — Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
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The blueberries.: The healthiest part of a blueberry muffin would be the blueberries therein. Muffins by definition are not healthy, and making a muffin with blueberries or bran or apples won't magically make the muffin a healthy food. Tasty, yes, but not healthy. ...Read more
There are no known health benefits of GMO foods. The foods currently approved have been engineered to produce their own pesticides or withstand massive doses of the herbicide Roundup but these traits are likely to make them more toxic rather than benefit health.
Golden rice, a GMO rice modified to produce beta carotene, may have benefits but is not yet approved.
See http://tinyurl.com/pkh43g3 ...Read more
Absolutely: Yup. Many of the men that I treat for ptsd, fish. It allows them to have quiet time & to relax. They usually go to isolated places where they have alone time or they can go with buddies. It is quieting & they feel safe. Eating the catch of the day might enhance health as well. ...Read more