The benefit for people with type 2 diabetes, published by the European Journal of Pharmacology.
There is more and more evidence about the power of nutrition in a comprehensive treatment of certain diseases. An example is the superfood that it might help lower blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes.
According to the publication of the European Journal of Pharmacology, the option in question is the ginger.
Following this information, as replicated Huffington Postthis plant whose underground stem is a horizontal rhizome well known for its aroma and spicy flavor it could lower the glucose level by up to 35 percent.
The reason given by the study is that two of its extracts, spissum and gingerol, they interact with serotonin receptors to reverse its effect on insulin secretion.
The same note indicates that this is not the only study that establishes the benefits of this vegetable in people with diabetes. The Iranian Journal of Research indicated in 2015 that patients with this condition who given two grams of raw ginger daily on an empty stomach improved their blood sugar and hemoglobin A1c.
More benefits of ginger
These are not the only positive effects of ginger. the note of Huffington Post details more compounds that result antioxidants and health protectors. Among them:
– It is rich in calcium, sodium, potassium and phosphorus.
– Contains vitamin C, B2 and B6.
How to consume ginger
To take advantage of its benefits, you can buy powder or fresh -grated- and prepare infusions or add as a condiment in multiple recipes.
A specialist doctor will recommend the right doses. You must also give your indication on the convenience of including it in the diet.
Keep in mind that this food does not replace medical treatment.