Friday, August 20, 2010

Ginger for weight loss?

Ginger is very famous in Asian country for its use in cooking and medicine. It was long used widely in India and China for its medicinal use. Modern study has found that ginger can also beneficial for weight loss. Personally, i have not try it for weight loss but i have try it to relieve indigestion. it works! so, how does ginger can promote weight loss? here are some of the ginger's benefits to weight loss:

  • Ginger can lower the blood cholesterol. Ginger oil can hinder the absorption of cholesterol and stimulates the conversion of cholesterol to bile acid.
  • Ginger can increase metabolism. it contains acidic substance which can stimulates gastric enzymes. 
  • Ginger can improve gastric mobility which makes the digestive system work perfectly. It can reduce bloating and constipation. It regulates peristalsis  so, you will go to the toilet everyday.
You can try drinking ginger tea 2-3 times a day. The recipe is simple.

Ginger Root

Ginger tea recipe:

  1. 4 thin slice of ginger root
  2. 1-2 spoon of honey
  3. 2 cup of boiling water
  4. a few drop of lemon (if you prefer)
It is good to drink ginger tea in the morning and night. It can keep you warm. There are more ginger benefits:

  • relieves morning sickness and motion sickness
  • relieves cold/flu
  • menstrual cramp relief
  • heartburn relief
  • prevent colon cancer
  • relieves nausea
  • limit flatulence
  • reduce muscle pain
  • reduce dizziness.
Caution: Children under 2 years old should not use ginger.

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