Ginger refers to the underground bulb belonging to the plant. It has been used for centuries as a?condiment in many Asian cultures, imparting a tangy and pungent taste to food. Studies have shown that dried ginger possesses many therapeutic properties. It has a potent antioxidant as well as an anti-inflammatory effect.

Health benefits:

  • Ginger is loaded with nutrients?and bioactive compounds that have powerful benefits for the body.
  • It is used in traditional medicine to relieve gastrointestinal distress.
  • It has high mineral content, being a good source of potassium, magnesium, copper, manganese and vitamin B6.

Uses:

  • Sliced ginger is widely used in the bakery and also in the chocolate industries.

Nutritional information per 100 gr of?Ginger

  • Energy: 80kcal
  • Protein: 1.82 g
  • Total fat 0.75g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.2 g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.15 g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.15 g
  • Carbohydrates: 17.77 g
  • Fiber: 2.0 g
  • Calcium: 16 mg
  • Iron: 0.6 mg
  • Selenium: 0.7 mcg
  • Phosporus: 34 mg
  • Magnesium: 43mg
  • Sodium: 13 mg
  • Potassium: 415 mg
  • Vitamin A: 0 IU
  • Vitamin B6: 0.16 mg
  • Vitamin C: 5.0 g
  • Vitamin E: 0.26 mg
  • Vitamin K: 0.1 mcg