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3 Simple Ways To Add More Ginger To Your Diet

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As we all know ginger is not only tasty but is also very beneficial to our health for a myriad of problems.

It’s anti- inflammatory, cures motion sickness and digestive problems, it can help reduce muscle pain and it’s been reported that increased consumption of this root plant can decrease the risk of heart disease and diabetes.  With that in mind we think you’ll find these five easy ways to add ginger to your diet very helpful!

 

Ginger Tea  ginger

It couldn’t be more easy to reap the rewards that ginger offers us than in the form of tea. If you’re not too fond of the fiery kick it packs in it’s raw state than this is perfect for you. It’s very simple to make all you need to do is;

  •  cut and peel 50g of ginger per cup.
  • smash it up in a pestle and mortar or grate it.
  • Add it to a pan along with water and let it boil for 5-7 minutes. Then turn off the heat and let it steep to get the full flavour.
  • Fill up your cup, we like to add some honey to balance the kick, and enjoy!

 

Pickled Gingerginger

Pickled ginger pairs really well with spicy asian food such as Indian or Japanese. You can buy it in any supermarket or even make your own with this recipe. 

 

 

 

Juice itginger

The quickest way to get some ginger in your system is to throw it in a blender with other vegetables and fruits to make a delicious and energising juice! This recipe is the perfect pick me up for those long days. 

 

Mahum Masood
Mahum Masood is a recent journalism graduate from City University – one of the highest ranked universities for journalism in the world. Born and bred in East London she loves discovering all the new places and pop ups that make the area so exciting. Currently interning at a graphic design agency in Shoreditch as their Communications Managers. She has previously worked for Made In Shoreditch, an online magazine, and continues to create content for them.She also writes for Hercampus.com/CityUniversity – a student blog that was originally started 3 years ago and then franchised by the American company HerCampus - a hugely popular online community for women at university across the globe. Her interests include reading till her eyes go fuzzy, collecting fashion magazines and spending most of her time in a cinema.

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