Ginger is a very healthy spice which gives your meal a distinctive aroma and flavor. Besides being delicious, this common kitchen spice also has strong medicinal properties. For centuries, people have used it as a treatment for various health issues. Ginger tea, for example, can provide balance to your body functions, it improves your overall health and can also speed up the weight loss process.
1. Boost Metabolism
Ginger has fat-burning properties, it helps in increasing the rate of metabolism, and therefore burn more fat. In addition to increasing fat loss, ginger also helps you feel fuller longer, which in turn reduces food consumption and overall caloric intake. It works as a natural appetite suppressant which is the best way to lose weight.
2. Sore-Muscle Relief
Ginger has anti-inflammatory properties and thus help relieve muscle soreness and inflammation after exercise.
3. Helps Digestion
Ginger has a long history of use for relieving digestive problems like stomach upset, indigestion, bloating and acid reflux. Ginger stimulate saliva, bile and gastric juice production to aid in digestion. Drinking ginger tea between meals will stimulate stomach acid production and ensure proper absorption of food.
4. Control Diabetes
Drinking ginger tea can help control type 2 diabetes. Gingerols, the main active components in ginger, are known to improve diabetes, increase insulin sensitivity, glucose clearance and prevention of other diabetes-related disorders.
How To Use Ginger To Reduce Weight:
Ginger tea is one of the easiest ways to get ginger in your diet without a lot of fuss. Besides the fact that it’s delicious, drinking a warm ginger tea with lemon can pack a lot of benefits for your health.
Ginger Tea Recipe
2 cups of water
Get a fresh ginger root and cut about 4 to 5 thin slices and put them in a large mug. Pour very hot, but not boiling water over the slices. Cover and let steep for 5-10 minutes. Strain the water to remove the ginger. Add a 1-2 tablespoons of honey and/or lemon if you like. Your ginger tea is ready to be consumed.
How To Consume
Consuming ginger tea just before each meal is a fantastic way to jump start the digestive enzymes. Also drink a cup of ginger tea before you go to sleep to let it work its magic overnight while you’re sleeping. When you go to bed and fall asleep, the metabolism works slowly than when you are awake. That is the point of this drink, to help you boost metabolism and burn calories while you are sleeping.
If you drink it every night, and after waking up you do some cardio workouts for about 30 minutes, you will notice results very soon.