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Holiday Ginger & Weight Loss

by | Dec 11, 2013 | General Info

It seems December is a month to be filled with all kinds of ginger-laced foods and beverages. But, did you know consuming real ginger can help you lose weight? In fact, ginger can help alleviate aching muscles after a workout, cure nausea (including symptoms of morning sickness), and helps with with the symptoms of upper respiratory tract infections, bronchitis, coughing issues, menstrual cramps, arthritis, and more!

Note, if you’re on blood thinners- you don’t want to rush out and eat a lot of ginger or take a ginger supplement without speaking to your doctor first. However, if you can consume ginger, and you should in its natural state, check out some of these unique ways to use it.  If you’re a client of ours, or thinking of hiring Odom Health & Wellness to help you meet your health and weight loss goals, then make sure to meet with our own Maggie Eaton for guidance and further recipes pertaining to ginger this holiday season!

Unique Ways to Use Ginger!

Grated on top of stir fry

Chopped and sprinkled on top of salads or soups

Shaved on top of passion fruit sorbet

Sliced and blended in your favorite health smoothie 

Steeped in hot water for a light “fake-tea” treat