Ginger

Season Your Way to Better Heart Health

…contains luteolin and apigenin, two powerful flavonoids, and chlorophyll for anti-inflammation. * GingerGinger is also known as the "poor man's aspirin." It thins blood. It's anti-inflammatory. Ginger tea was used in the coronary care units of Manchester Memorial Hospital several years ago to help…

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The Healing Power of Ginger

Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE I've always loved ginger. It's a delicious spice that can be added to many different dishes. But did you know that ginger also has powerful healing qualities? First off, ginger is a potent blood thinner, which means it’s good for you if you want to take…

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8 Health-Boosting Secrets From My Life

…prevent inflammation, allergies, and histamine release. I also take garlic (500—1,000 mg as a supplement, or one clove of fresh garlic), and drink ginger tea. 6. Drink red wine (1–2 glasses once or twice a week), green tea (1-3 cups a day), and water (8–10 glasses per day). 7. Practice detoxification…

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5 Easy, Natural Cures for the Health Hazards of Summer

…or boat trip and get nauseous, try ginger. The active ingredients in its essential oils counteract nausea and vomiting. I drank ginger tea while deep-sea fishing in the Kodiak Straits of Alaska and did not experience my usual seasickness. In a pinch, sip ginger ale or another carbonated drink. Saltine…

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Juicing Your Way to Optimum Health

ginger. Here is one if his favorites. Combine one or all from each category: * Berries: strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, blackberries * Other fruit: apple, banana, kiwi (no citrus) * Vegetable: Beets are our breakfast favorite (but mixed veggie juices are great for lunch and dinner) * Ginger:…

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Improper Grilling Can Be Hazardous to Your Health

…mild fish such as halibut. 1/2 cup organic almond butter 1/3 cup soy sauce 2 tablespoons lime juice 1 tablespoon raw honey 1/2 teaspoon powdered ginger 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper * Warm almond butter in small saucepan over medium low heat. * When slightly softened, add soy sauce and remaining ingredients…

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Drinking Cold Water With Meals? Think Again.

…never drink ice cold drinks with my meals and prefer to sip on hot ginger tea both at meals and throughout the day. Ginger enhances digestion and is a great remedy for nausea. The recipe is simple: Chop up a small piece of ginger root into smaller pieces and drop them into a cup of boiled water, let…

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7 Ways To Survive Cold and Flu Season Naturally

…you feel run down and susceptible to getting sick, create an antimicrobial tea by crushing 3–4 cloves of garlic, grating a piece of thumb-sized ginger and squeezing the juice from half a lemon into 6–8 cups boiling water. Simmer for 5–10 minutes. Add 1 tsp of honey and stir. You can drink up to…

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Budget Tips for Healthy Living

…#3: Drink plenty of clean water and, as an alternative, drink green tea and pomegranate juice, both of which protect against plaque. For variety, ginger tea is a good choice. It acts like a poor man’s aspirin, and helps thin the blood. Healthy Living Budget Tip #4: Regular physical activity. Start…

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Check Your Fibrinogen Level

…a few times a week and/or take 1–2 grams of fish oil daily * Take 500–1,000 mg of garlic (in capsule form) and/or 600 mg of bromelain * Drink ginger and/or green tea * Take 100 mg of nattokinase daily And, of course, adhere to a healthy cardiovascular nutrition program to keep your fibrinogen level…

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5 Heart Healthy Recipes for Cooking Healthy With Vegetables

…Or, season with a drizzle of low-sodium soy sauce and sesame seeds for an Oriental flavor. Or, for a third flavor combination, season with sesame-ginger sauce. Heart Healthy Recipe #3: Boil butternut squash until tender, add dried unsweetened cranberries, a drizzle of maple syrup, and a hefty sprinkle…

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Heart Surgery: Is it Really Necessary & Secrets for the Best Outcome

…surgery: * Garlic * Vitamin E * Fish oil * Ginkgo biloba * St. John’s wort * Ephedra (also called Ma Huang) * Feverfew * Goldenseal * Ginseng * Ginger * Licorice * Valerian In my experience, you’re okay to stop five days before, and then start up again five days after. Whatever you do, though, be…

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Cooking Healthy: Secrets for a Heart-Healthy Thanksgiving Meal

…prepared cranberry sauces are loaded with sugar. Instead, make your own cranberry sauce. Bring a cup of orange juice, seasoned with cinnamon and ginger, to a boil. Add a bag of fresh cranberries, reduce heat and simmer until the cranberries are soft and start “popping.” If you would like, add tangerine…

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5 Tips for Optimal Lung Health—and Clear Breathing

…carbohydrates reduces inflammation in the heart, it also reduces inflammation in the lungs. * Drink plenty of fluids. Staying well-hydrated with water and ginger tea helps to promote vasodilation and reduce inflammation. Coffee, in moderation, can also surprisingly help to open up the airways. But eliminate…

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