10 health benefits of eating ginger (slideshow)

Ginger (Zingiber officinale Roscoe) is a spice that has been valued for millennia for its culinary zing and healing properties. The latter benefit is largely attributed to components called shogaol and gingerol.

The good news is that it’s possible to combine these two positive features of ginger in delicious, convenient ways. That’s why along with the 10 reasons to eat ginger, I include some helpful hints on how to incorporate this spice into your menu.

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Craig Cooper

By Craig Cooper

Craig Cooper is a serial entrepreneur, venture capitalist, author, and TV host of CNBC's "Adventure Capitalists". He is an “Ambassador” for both the global men’s health foundation “Movember” and 2XU, the performance sportswear company. He is the author of the Harper Collins book “Your New Prime: 30 Days to Better Sex, Eternal Strength, and a Kick-Ass Life After 40“. Follow Craig on Instagram @craigcooperrrr and Facebook.