Review Finds that Ginger Does Have Positive Effect on Obesity

The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Natural Blaze

By Heather Callaghan, Natural Blaze

Do you ever hear things like “drink lemon water to lose weight” and wonder if stuff like that is really true?

Ginger’s effects on cancers like leukemia are stoking interest in both the scientific community and with consumers, but what about obesity and metabolic syndrome?

You may be tempted to think that ginger (Zingiber officinale Roscoe, Zingiberaceae) is one of those things that people say helps you with metabolism, but is too good to be true…

Au contraire! 

A new review notes that recent studies (epidemiological and clinical) hold a consensus that ginger has beneficial effects against obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, and related disorders.

This group is more commonly referred to as metabolic syndrome.

The review is published in the Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences.

According to a press release by Wiley, ginger creates this benefit by:

Regulating fat metabolism Suppressing carbohydrate digestion Modulating

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