Ginger isn't just for cookies this time of year—it can also prevent you from packing on pounds, says new research from the European Journal of Nutrition.
|Holiday arrives, weight gain comes...|
Researchers found that women who consumed dried ginger daily for 12 weeks significantly lowered their body mass indexes, compared with a placebo group. For that, credit ginger's ability to reduce insulin, the body's fat-storing hormone. Previous studies showed ginger also curbs hunger. Both fresh and dried varieties will do the trick, but for max flavor, fresh is best.
|This root is the solution to weight gainers this holiday season!|
Harness the fat-fighting power of ginger: Peel or grate some into a mug, add lemon, and fill with boiling water.
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