Newspaper article Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Thumbs Up for Ginger

Newspaper article Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Thumbs Up for Ginger

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FOR centuries ginger has been used in everyday Eastern cooking as a flavour, but as more research is emerging it is also being viewed as a potent medicine.

Several studies have now shown ginger can be used like a natural antibiotic a killing off bacteria and infections.

One particular study showed that in comparison with conventional antibiotics, ginger killed the infection a[approximately]golden stapha more effectively.

While fungal infections are some of the hardest to treat, ginger seems to be able to help combat them too.

Diabetes is on the rise, but again, ginger has been found to not only treat the signs and symptoms, including lessening the peaks and falls in blood sugars, but also could prevent diabetes from even forming in those who are susceptible.

Ginger has the ability to increase blood flow and circulation. Where eating ginger can make a person feel naturally warmer in the cooler months, as well as decrease one very unpleasant side effect of diabetes a lowered circulation to the extremities a sometimes leading to amputation of limbs, if the situation isnat improved. …

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