Dietary Value And Health Benefits Of Ginger

I love ginger and I sure enjoy it in my tea daily.

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Ginger is a rhizome that finds wide use in flavoring and adding fragrance to foods and beverages. Ginger also has medicinal properties that justify its use in treating different conditions. For instance, there is a reference to the use of ginger for medicinal purposes in Chinese, Arabic, Greek, and Arabic records. Ginger is consumed fresh or dried. In some cases, ginger is taken as tablets or capsules, especially when taken as a dietary supplement. Ginger is also added to water and teas due to its health benefits and dietary value.

Nutrition Information of Raw Ginger Root

Raw Ginger Root Per 100g (3.5oz)
Energy333kJ (80kcal)
Carbohydrates17.77 g
Dietary fiber2.0 g
Protein 1.82 g
Sugars1.7 g
Fat0.75 g
Vitamin B60.16 mg
Vitamin C5 mg
Niacin (B3)0.75 mg
Pantothenic Acid (B5)0.203 mg
Riboflavin (B2) 0.034…

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