Before claiming anything, we need to know what really is in ginger. Well for some who might not know there are compounds called zingerone and shogaols in ginger that may help with weight loss. These compounds may be beneficial in the complex bodily processes that burn and store fat.
A study made in 2015, had women with obesity take two 1-gram (g) tablets of powdered ginger per day for 12 weeks. This group experienced significantly decreased appetite and body measurements compared with those who took a placebo.
A connected study found that taking ginger had a small beneficial effect compared with a placebo, decreasing body mass index (BMI) and increasing markers of blood sugar control in women with obesity.
So how can we use ginger for weight loss?
We have seen the scientific evidence in supporting weight loss with the use of ginger, thus here’s some ways to incorporate it into your lifestyle.
SIMPLE GINGER TEA
1. Chop up a piece of ginger in a small size.
2. Place the chopped ginger in 150ml boiling water.
3. Simmer for 5-10 minutes, then strain before drinking.
A simple drink that does wonder! Best of all no more bloated tummy.