Nutritional Value of Ginger

  • Per 100g
  • 80 calories
  • 9mg magnesium
  • 8g carbohydrates
  • 8g protein
  • Tryptophan 12.0mg
  • Threonine 36.0mg
  • Leucine 74.0mg
  • Lysine 57.0mg

Health Benefits

  • The health benefits of ginger are huge! Thats becuase ginger contains essential nutrients and vitamins such as Vitamin B-6 and Vitamin B-5 that are required for optimum health. As a result, ginger has been used since ancient times for many reasons, some of which include anti-inflammatory, common colds, coughs and sore throats.
  • Ginger also contains good levels of potassium, manganese, copper and magnesium which helps controlling heart rate and blood pressure.
  • Studies have also shown Ginger can reduce muscle pain, the risk of colon cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and can even help to reduce vomiting and nausea associated with pregnancy.
  • The most common natural remedy which tastes nice is Ginger root slices boiled in water with lemon, orange juice and honey.