Have you ever wondered how ginger helps fight diseases. Studies shows that it has bioactive compounds that fight leukemia, ovarian, prostate, colon cancer and more. Ginger has also been proven to prevent blood clotting, reduce arthritis symptoms and lower risk of heart disease.
‘Gingerols’ are responsible for most of the medicinal, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties in ginger. Other bioactive compounds include shogaol, gingerenone A, paradol, dehydro, hexahydrocurcumin, methoxy, and tetrahydrocurcumin.
Here are some of the study findings:
*Ginger can prevent different types of cancer including prostrate, brain, liver, oral, gastric, ovarian, colon, breast, skin, renal, and pancreatic cancer.
These benefits were mainly attributed to three bioactive compounds – gingerol, paradol, and shogaol. These bioactive compounds have antimutagenic, antioxidant, and anti-inflammatory properties.
*Research concluded that the bioactive compounds in ginger can treat ovarian cancer. They found that the ginger root extract had the ability to prevent growth of ovarian cancer cells and kill them.
Astonishingly studies have also found that ginger can kill tumors. Don’t wait to start eating ginger, incorporate it into your daily diet today!