Eat More Ginger

There are few plants that are quite as amazing as the ginger root.  This knobby little hunk of vegetation has for centuries been employed as a remedy for all manner of physical ailments, as well as a delicious part of many culinary traditions.  The next time our Seattle sushi restaurant presents you with your ginger garnish, think twice before passing it by; you’ll be missing out on the following health benefits:

  • Anti-Cancer Effects: Ginger has exhibited an amazing ability to battle cancer cells in many of the bigger cancers, including colon, ovarian, breast, skin, and others.

  • Gastrointestinal Comfort: Ginger’s powers to fight nausea, including that caused by motion sickness and morning sickness, has been demonstrated in a scientific setting.  Additionally, it has been shown to help in healing ulcers.

  • Antimicrobial Effects: Both bacterial and fungal microbes are purged from your system with ginger.

  • Fat Burning: A diet rich in ginger helps you to burn fat more easily, resulting in a slimmer waistline.

  • Dental Health: Ginger works well to increase salivation in people suffering from dry mouth, which helps your mouth to keep your teeth clean and ward off cavities and gum disease.

  • Liver Health: Ginger guards your liver against toxins, protecting you from liver failure.

  • Mental Health: The consumption of ginger has been linked to the prevention of neural plaque, which is a symptom of Alzheimer’s disease.