Study: Obese people who supplement with Thai black ginger are less likely to develop a skin disorder
(Natural News) Obesity is a disease that brings a laundry list of complications. However, taking a little-known member of the ginger family can prevent skin disorders from being part of that list, according to a study in the Journal of Natural Medicines. In their study, researchers from Japan have concluded that Thai black ginger (Kaempferia parviflora) is effective against obesity-induced... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are Smoothies Healthy? Here ’s What the Experts Say
Smoothies have a health glow about them. They’re often an integral part of cleanses, and they’re ubiquitous at health food stores and health-centric restaurants. And the smoothie trend is still going strong. Workout studios serve them up post-class, dietitians preach their powers and fit celebrities tout their nutritional prowess. But are smoothies healthy? Here’s what you should know about the drink, whether you’re picking one up or making your own. How to make healthy smoothies You can put nearly anything into a smoothie. But most consist of liquid (like water, non-dairy milk or kefir), fruits, ve...
Source: TIME: Health - November 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cassie Shortsleeve  Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news

Turmeric tea can improve your health in at least six ways
(Natural News) Turmeric, a flowering plant from the ginger family, has been recognized for its medicinal value for thousands of years and is a staple part of both ancient Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine. In more recent years, scientific studies have established its place in modern western medicine, too. The secret to turmeric’s amazing health benefits... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drink your way back to health: Ginger-based kombucha found to treat breast cancer
(Natural News) A study has found that ginger-based kombucha could potentially treat breast cancer. For this study, the team investigated the effects of fermented tea using an animal model. Cancer cells have many distinct characteristics, and one of them is an abnormal metabolism. For example, aerobic respiration at the invasive stage creates more reactive oxygen... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kombucha prepared from ginger holds potential for treating breast cancer
(Natural News) A study published in the Journal of Complementary and Integrative Medicine reported that kombucha with ginger (Zingiber officinale) may help treat breast cancer. The authors observed the effect of the fermented tea on a murine breast cancer animal model. Abnormal metabolism is a hallmark in cancerous cells. To illustrate, the increase of reactive oxygen species (ROS)... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Natural matcha green tea extract found to effectively kill breast cancer cells
(Natural News) Green tea might not be grabbing as many health headlines as it did in the past, but that does not mean it isn’t beneficial. In fact, while super foods like turmeric and ginger steal the spotlight, green tea continues to quietly prove its health value in research. In fact, a recent study carried... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Arthritic patients can reduce chronic joint pain with ginger essential oil
(Natural News) In traditional medicine, ginger and its extracts are used to treat inflammation. In addition, ginger and its phenolic secondary metabolites, known as gingerols, have been shown to contain potent anti-arthritic effects in an experimental model of rheumatoid arthritis. In a study published in the journal PharmaNutrition, researchers from The University of Arizona and The... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Recent research documents the usefulness of Japanese ginger in preventing Type 2 diabetes
(Natural News) When it comes to diseases, it is always better to prevent something rather than treat it once it’s already there. This is why researchers from Framingham State University and Hannam University were looking at the potential of Japanese ginger (Zingiber mioga) to prevent Type 2 diabetes from developing in patients diagnosed with prediabetes. In their study,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Boswellia is a powerful anti-inflammatory herbal extract that can prevent cancer
(Natural News) Ginger and turmeric might get all the attention when it comes to fighting cancer naturally, but there is one often-overlooked herb that can also help address this deadly disease: boswellia. You might not have heard of boswellia, but you may know it by its other name: frankincense. It is said to be one... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The powerful medicinal potential of four little-known superfoods
(Natural News) You have probably heard of superfoods like garlic, ginger, and turmeric. But there are many other foods and herbs with powerful healing properties that are far from popular. An article in Waking Times covers four of the most promising groups of unknown superfoods. Medicinal mushrooms are excellent means of improving vitality and restoring... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chew on ginger if you have bad breath: Research shows it's more effective than mints for halitosis
(Natural News) When your breath needs freshening up, most of the time you gargle with some mouthwash or pop some mints. But did you know that ginger is a more effective cure for bad breath/halitosis? According to a study by researchers from the Technical University of Munich (TUM), ginger, a popular spice with many health benefits, can... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Here's an easy guide to growing your own ginger at home
(Natural News) Ginger, which has a unique sweet, warm, and zesty flavor profile, is a popular superfood that offers various health benefits. It is even used in home remedies for indigestion or nausea. Follow these steps if you want to try growing ginger in your backyard. Find some ginger root – When buying ginger root, find a... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CONFIRMED: Eating lots of onion, garlic, and ginger improves your health
(Natural News) Onion (Allium cepa), garlic (Allium sativum), and ginger (Zingiber officinale) are common spices that are added to our food, but they are more than just that. A study conducted by researchers from Noakhali Science and Technology University, Atish Dipankar University of Science and Technology, and Bangladesh National Herbarium have proven that these spices have potential... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to grow ginger at home
(Natural News) Ginger is a superfood that is packed with nutrients and other healthy compounds that are beneficial to both your physical and mental health. Most of its medicinal properties come from the rhizome — the underground part of the stem, which is commonly mislabeled as the root. Ginger can be used fresh, powdered, dried, or... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ginger essential oil can prevent cheese from getting infected with E.coli
(Natural News) Ginger (Zingiber officinale) is prized around the world for its uses and benefits both in food and medicine. A study made by researchers at Ege University in Turkey revealed that dipping certain cheeses in a coating made from the essential oil of the plant can prolong shelf life. Their findings, which appeared in CyTA –... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Yellow lentils with spinach and ginger
This flavorful dish is loaded with fiber. (Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - September 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ginger.io names new CEO, Estonian prime minister joins board of cryptocurrency fitness platform, and other digital health hires
Also in hires: Voice assistant AI startup Notable appoints VC partner Annie Lamont to its board, and DarioHealth taps Olivier Jarry as its next CCO and president.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - September 7, 2018 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

The science behind the healing effects of ginger
(Natural News) Ginger is one of those plants widely known to have health benefits but is somehow not recognized by conventional medicine. It has been used by different cultures for centuries, not just as a spice, but also as a medicinal treatment for a variety of conditions. And modern science agrees, as proven by a large... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

There are more than 115 phytochemical components in ginger – no wonder it's considered a top superfood
(Natural News) It wouldn’t be far-fetched to think that Hippocrates was referring to ginger (Zingiber officinale) in his famous quote about letting food be your medicine and your medicine your food: It’s a spice that is heavily used around the world, both as a dietary condiment and a medicinal plant. It’s a member of the Zingiberaceae family,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Marsee Baking Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Peanuts In Cookies Sold At Caf é Yumm! Restaurants
Marsee Foods, Inc. dba Marsee Baking is voluntarily recalling chocolate chip, ginger spice, and oatmeal raisin cookies sold at Caf é Yumm! restaurants. The cookies may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - August 15, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Marsee Baking Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Peanuts In Cookies Sold At Caf é Yumm! Restaurants
Marsee Foods, Inc. dba Marsee Baking is voluntarily recalling chocolate chip, ginger spice, and oatmeal raisin cookies sold at Caf é Yumm! restaurants. The cookies may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - August 15, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

" Country Favor Inc Issues Alert on Undeclared Sulfites in “Best Taste Brand Snack Ginger Sliced”
Country Favor Inc. of Maspeth, New York is recalling its 7 ounce packages of “Best Taste Brand Snack Ginger Sliced” food treats because they contained undeclared sulfites. Consumers who have severe sensitivity to sulfites run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - August 9, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Are The Health Benefits Of Turmeric Too Good To Be True?
(CNN) — Alzheimer’s disease. Diabetes. Arthritis. Unwanted hair growth. Baldness. Infertility. Erectile dysfunction. Hangovers. Glaucoma. Cancer. If you have an ailment, there’s a good chance that someone, somewhere, is studying whether turmeric can treat it. There are more than 15,000 manuscripts published about curcumin, the active ingredient in turmeric, and about 50 manuscripts added to this collection each week, according to the National Institutes of Health. “It’s really taken on sort of panacea-like properties in terms of the things it’s being studied for and the things it has bee...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - August 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Local TV turmeric Source Type: news

What are some of the health benefits of turmeric?
Turmeric is a popular spice similar to ginger, known for its bright yellow color and use in curry powders and mustards. Turmeric has been used for medicinal purposes for nearly 4,000 years. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - August 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What are the health benefits of turmeric?
Turmeric is a popular spice similar to ginger, known for its bright yellow color and use in curry powders and mustards. Turmeric has been used for medicinal purposes for nearly 4,000 years. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - August 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drinking ginger tea could banish bad breath, study finds
Researchers from the Technical University of Munich in Germany say gingerol, the chemical which gives the root its taste, speeds up the breakdown of smell-producing compounds. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The scientific evidence behind some well-known home remedies
(Natural News) From honey for a sore throat to ginger candy for nausea, there are common home remedies everyone turns to in a pinch. And though most will undoubtedly attest to their efficacy, the big question is whether they really work. Scientific evidence says some do while some don’t, and you may be surprised to find... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Nine herbal teas for constipation
Constipation occurs when people cannot pass stool as freely as they would like to, and it may cause symptoms including bloating and discomfort. Some possible remedies include using tea. The best teas to use include senna, chamomile, and ginger tea. Learn more about the best tea for constipation here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Constipation Source Type: news

Pungent tasting substance in ginger reduces bad breath
(Technical University of Munich (TUM)) The pungent compound 6-gingerol in ginger stimulates an enzyme contained in saliva which breaks down foul-smelling substances. It thus ensures fresh breath and a better aftertaste. Citric acid increases the sodium ion content of saliva, making salty foods taste less salty. To find out more about food components, a team from Technical University Munich and the Leibniz-Institute for Food Systems Biology investigated the effects of food components on the molecules dissolved in saliva. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - July 30, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Arthritis pain: Apply this oil to swelling around painful joints to ease inflammation
ARTHRITIS pain can be debilitating, causing stiffness, pain and swelling around the joints. Common places people get it include the knee, hip, back and hands. Painkillers are one recommendation by experts to get relief, but those wanting to try a more natural remedy may want to try ginger oil. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Researchers find three herbal plants work better than antibiotics for treating tuberculosis
(Natural News) Researchers analyzed three well-known natural remedies for tuberculosis (TB) to scientifically validate their usefulness in treating the condition. Extracts from the crepe jasmine (Tabernaemontana coronaria), lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus), and the crepe ginger (Costus speciosus) were evaluated for their in vitro anti-TB activity at different solvent partitions to identify their most active phytochemical compounds.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Making Mayo's Recipes: Sesame ginger shrimp
Looking for a new marinade? This one is easy to memorize and is good on more than shrimp. It's also tasty on chicken, tofu, tempeh, pork and beef, and makes a great dip for kebabs. Each Thursday, one of the more than 100 video recipes from the?Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program?is?featured on the Mayo Clinic [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - July 12, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Medical News Today: The best foods for boosting your immune system
A strong immune system helps a person stay healthy by fighting off bacteria and viruses. In this article, we look at foods that can help to boost the immune system, including turmeric, ginger, garlic, kefir, green tea, and blueberries. We also cover the scientific reasons why these foods promote immune system health. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What can I do to make my cough go away?
It is common to have a mild cough at times. People can often treat a cough at home with remedies that include ginger, thyme, and slippery elm. Other natural treatments include steam inhalation and dietary changes. Here, learn more about the natural remedies for a cough and how to prevent them in the first place. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Flu / Cold / SARS Source Type: news

Yeah, you need this: Bitter ginger can help prevent brain damage caused by alcohol
(Natural News) It’s a fact that too much alcohol is dangerous to a person’s health – it’s even linked to brain damage. That said, researchers from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia have found that bitter ginger (Zingiber zerumbet) could be used to prevent the brain-damaging effects of alcohol consumption. In the study, published in BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, researchers... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Blood thinning foods, drinks, and supplements
There are many things that people can eat and drink that may help to keep the blood thin and reduce the chances of dangerous clots developing. These include ginger, garlic, and turmeric. Learn more about 11 potential natural blood thinners, including foods, drinks, and supplements here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Blood / Hematology Source Type: news

Clinical trial concludes that ginger is a powerful treatment that can save children with serious gastroenteritis
(Natural News) The World Health Organization has declared gastroenteritis as the second leading cause of mortality in children below five years old. Most preschool kids suffer from this condition one to two times every year, experiencing diarrhea, fever, vomiting, and stomach pain. Fortunately, researchers discovered that ginger can help treat acute gastroenteritis among children. Dr. Roberto Berni Canani, associate professor... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is drinking ginger water good for health?
Ginger is a well-known traditional remedy for treating a variety of health conditions, such as pain and nausea. Drinking ginger water is a convenient way of consuming ginger for its potential health benefits. Here, we examine the possible benefits and risks of ginger water, as well as how to make it at home. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

11 Best Foods For Your Immune System
The following story is excerpted from TIME’s special edition, 100 Most Healing Foods, which is available in stores, at the Meredith Shop and at Amazon. Vitamin C has a reputation for being a feel-good nutrient, so it will come as no surprise that this list is full of foods with high levels of it. In the body, vitamin C behaves as an antioxidant, which means it protects cells from free-radical damage. Consuming it also helps the body better absorb iron, which is critical for normal immune-system function. Although foods high in vitamin C won’t stop your flu symptoms, eating them regularly may help prevent...
Source: TIME: Health - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alexandra Sifferlin Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime Source Type: news

Stomach bloating: Add ginger to your diet to help reduce pain and swelling
STOMACH bloating is something we ’ve all experienced. It is a swelling of the stomach which can be caused by eating something that disagrees with your gut or that you can’t digest. You could reduce bloating by adding ginger to your diet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stomach bloating: Adding ginger to your diet could help reduce pain and swelling
STOMACH bloating is something we ’ve all experienced. It is a swelling of the stomach which can be caused by eating something that disagrees with your gut or that you can’t digest. You could reduce bloating by adding ginger to your diet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stomach bloating: Add ginger to your diet to help reduce stomach pain and swelling
STOMACH bloating is something we ’ve all experienced. It is a swelling of the stomach which can be caused by eating something that disagrees with your gut or that you can’t digest. You could reduce bloating by adding ginger to your diet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tomato extracts KILL stomach cancer cells, new study shows
(Natural News) When you think of cancer-fighting foods, what usually comes to mind? Perhaps you think of turmeric, ginger, or green tea, but what about tomatoes? You’re probably aware they’re good for you, but did you know they can actually reduce your risk of stomach cancer? That was the finding of a study carried out... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Which essential oils help with nausea?
There are many essential oils that might be beneficial for a range of symptoms. Lots of people use them to treat nausea. Researchers have studied several oils that may work, including ginger and lemon oil, but results remain inconclusive. Here, learn more about the best essential oils for nausea and how to use them. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

6 Ways to Make Your Coffee Even Healthier
This article originally appeared on Health.com (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cynthia Sass / Health.com Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime onetime Source Type: news

Ginger beer and ginger biscuits could cure children's stomach bugs
It seems lashings of ginger beer with ginger biscuits might help children who are struggling with sickness. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ginger beer and ginger biscuits could cure children's stomach bugs, study suggests  
It seems lashings of ginger beer with ginger biscuits might help children who are struggling with sickness. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Essential oils for a sore throat: Lemon, peppermint, and more
Essential oils are a popular home remedy for many ailments, but can they soothe a sore throat? In this article, we look at the evidence behind using essential oils, such as lemon, lavender, peppermint, echinacea, and ginger, for a sore throat. Learn how to use them safely and if there are any adverse side effects. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

Survey: Innovation challenge participants aren't in it for the money
When it comes to innovation challenges, most participants aren't in it for the money, according to a new survey from consultancy group Luminary Labs. The group surveyed 60 prize recipients from 14 challenges run by Luminary Labs. While not all winners surveyed were in the healthcare space, many, including Osso VR, Wellframe and Ginger.io, were, and the sample included challenges sponsored by Janssen, and Merck. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - April 18, 2018 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Is Sushi Healthy? Here ’s Everything You Need to Know
Americans eat sushi in venues as varied as high-end restaurants and prepared foods sections of grocery stores — and many believe it’s a nutritious choice. But is sushi healthy? “Sushi has this halo of being healthy,” says Katherine Zeratsky, a registered dietitian nutritionist and associate professor of nutrition at Mayo Clinic. After all, traditional sushi has all the makings of a health food: it’s stuffed with fresh fish, wrapped in thin sheets of seaweed and presented in neat little rolls. But experts warn not to expect your weekly spicy tuna order to slim your waistline. One of the biggest...
Source: TIME: Health - April 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sophia Gottfried Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime Source Type: news