Every year during the month of October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month occurs. It is an annual campaign working to spread awareness of the disease and to raise funds for research to find the cause, prevention, treatment, and cure. People everywhere wear pink ribbons to show support for those affected.In fact, about 1 in 8 United States women, which amounts up to just over 12%, will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime.
A man’s risk of breast cancer is about 1 in 1,000. A large amount of money is needed to put into the research to discover the cure and understandably it appears that a low-cost, safe, and effective treatment is available. Or is it? Could ginger be the simple cure that the FDA-approved treatments have yet to accomplish?
Ginger is a simple spice food that has been used for many years.
Ginger has been known for thousands of years in many cultures around the world and has amazing medicinal properties. It appears to originate in Asia, but is highly valued in other parts of the world such as India, the Middle East, Africa, the Caribbean, and other regions. Ginger is a spice, a food, and a medicine. For all of these reasons, it has been used safely for many years throughout the cultures. Research findings on ginger has been staggering for such a simple ingredient. The health benefits of ginger have been studied extensively for over hundreds of conditions or symptoms. This makes ginger one of the world’s most versatile, evidence-based remedies.
Findings show that ginger could possibly be the safest and cost-effective approach for breast cancer.
There have been several studies that shows that ginger have proven to provide amazing medicinal properties to inhibit the growth of breast cancer cells. One study indicates that their findings show that “ginger may be a promising candidate for the treatment of breast carcinomas.” Another study found that ginger proved to be anti-breast cancer with a wide range of molecular mechanisms working simultaneously! Dietary ginger proved to induce cell cycle arrest and apoptosis, which basically means it has shown to improve any cancer related cell death or diseases.These are not the only studies that confirm ginger’s anti-cancer properties. In fact, another study has found that a ginger compound has been shown to have anti-metastatic properties, known as -Gingerol, which inhibits cell adhesion, invasion, motility, and activities of cancer cells.
Here are simple ways to incorporate more ginger in your life.
Here are some quick ways to incorporate ginger in your lifestyle:
•Soak ginger in hot water for a few minutes and then add lemon, cane sugar or honey.•Grate ginger to your rice side dishes, apples, or stuffing.•Create an amazing dressing with ginger, soy sauce, olive oil, and garlic.•Spice up your veggies with freshly minced ginger and garlic!These are just a few ways you can incorporate ginger in your life. The ideas are endless!
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