Steep some fresh, peeled ginger in your tea for a zing of flavor and incredible health benefits. With its high antioxidant content, ginger helps defend against cell damage and diseases caused by free radicals. It’s also great for upset tummies. In fact, a study in the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine found that ginger was as effective as ibuprofen for relieving painful periods.
Trying to lose excess pounds? The results of a 2012 study, published in Metabolism, showed enhanced thermogenesis and reduced feelings of hunger with ginger consumption, suggesting that ginger may also play a beneficial role in weight management.
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Invest in a knife with a protective sheath so it’s safe and easy to store in a desk drawer or elsewhere. We love the bright and playful colors of these beauties.