Check out the powers of ginger and include it in your daily menu!

Ginger is a thermogenic food, that is, it keeps your metabolism accelerated, increases your body temperature and increases fat burning.

Ginger in cooking

A teaspoon of grated ginger with meals. You will notice your dummy number decrease!

Used with garlic, it alleviates the strong fish smell.

Ginger in the dehydrated version dipped in chocolate turns into a delicious spicy bonbon.

Ginger shavings add a refreshing flavor to cakes and cookies.

Ginger tea is a great decongestant when you have the flu.

Ginger is widely used in Japanese cuisine to neutralize the taste between two dishes.

Ancient people (the Greeks) used to eat pieces of ginger after meals to help with digestion.

Banana Juice


  • 2 bananas talk
  • 2 teaspoons of grated ginger
  • 2 cups (tea) of ice water
  • Juice of 1 and ½ lemon
  • Sweetener to taste
  • Ice to taste

Preparation Mode

  1. In a blender, blend the bananas, ginger, water and lemon juice.
  2. Transfer the juice to glasses, sweeten to taste and add ice.
  3. Serve immediately.

Mom Tips

Yield of banana juice is = 2 cups.

Know that: Ginger is not a root, but rather a rhizome (a tuber like a potato) with twisted stems.

When purchasing, choose ginger with very smooth skin. Discard shriveled gingers.

To keep fresh ginger for several weeks: place it in a paper bag and store it in the lowest part of the refrigerator.

Ginger is contraindicated for those who are hypertensive, for those who have gastritis or ulcers. Diabetics should use in moderation. Always consult your doctor!

See also: Thermogenic foods


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