Why you should have a glass of ginger water every day
This could well be the healthiest drink to burn all the fat from the waist.
Expandyourconsciouness.com reported that ginger is known for its medicinal properties and aids digestion and blood circulation.
Many people work very hard to maintain good health but are discouraged when it comes to losing weight. Though many expensive products promise instant results, they do not live up to it.
There is one herb that provides incredible benefits and has been known for its medical properties since at least 500 B.C. when Confucius mentioned it in his writing.
Ginger or Zingiber officinale could help in losing weight and improving health. Just a cup of hot ginger tea can be just the right thing for a bad cold. However, not many are aware of the benefits of drinking ginger water.
It stimulates fat burning and reports even indicate that it stabilizes blood sugar, cholesterol, and lipids.
Studies have shown that ginger can be effective at burning belly fat and suppress the production of cortisol, the stress hormone that is responsible for visceral, which is a fat that accumulates in the abdomen and is the hardest to lose.
Ginger water is also said to help with burning fat from the arms, thighs, and hips. It is a natural diuretic that helps in combating fluid retention.
Ginger has also been used for the treatment of hypertension for thousands of years. It is also known for its antioxidant effect and immune system boost.
A research team from Qaboos University in Oman found that ginger was a strong anti-oxidant substance that prevents generation of free radicals which are implicated in organ damage.
Laboratory studies from the Rappaport Family Institute for Research in the Medical Sciences found that it can significantly reduce ‘bad’ cholesterol.
The vital minerals like magnesium and zinc play an important role in good circulation and blood flow. Ginger also stimulates the production of bile which helps digest fats.
Another benefit of ginger is that it relieves joint pain and osteoarthritis pain due to its anti-inflammatory properties.
It is also effective at reducing nausea related to motion sickness, morning sickness, and nausea from chemotherapy treatment.
Ginger water is extremely easy. One needs about 5 cm (2”) piece of fresh ginger, peeled and sliced very thin. One liter of filtered water and juice from a one-half fresh lemon.
Boil water and add sliced ginger. Simmer it for 15 minutes, then cool the water and strain. Add lemon only if required.
Pour half mixture into a glass to consume in the morning on an empty stomach. The other half can be consumed before dinner. This would stimulate digestion and set one up to burn fat.
Though herbs can be very powerful medicine, one should consult their health care providers or doctors before taking ginger.
People following blood-thinning medications, diabetes medications, high blood pressure medications, should especially consult their doctors.