- Ginger pickles are fermented foods and offer bacteria called probiotics. A recent study in 2014 proved that probiotics improve immunity and enhance gastrointestinal function. Ginger pickles fermented for an extended period typically have higher probiotic content.
- Spices like cinnamon, cloves, cardamom, coriander, cumin, and star-anise, etc are rich in antioxidants.
- Ginger has been a part of Indian culture for many years. Ginger is used in Ayurveda for various health benefits. Ginger reduces cholesterol and reduces the production of cancer-causing cells.
- For many years Ginger has been used to treat colds and coughs. To get rid of a cold, cough, or sore throat, drinking ginger tea or ginger-honey tea helps a lot.
- Ginger has been found to reduce muscular pain caused due to hard sessions of exercising. It is beneficial for menstrual cramps. During pregnancy, ginger reduces lower back pain and abdominal cramps
- Ginger keeps your mouth healthy and prevents the growth of oral bacteria. These are some bacteria that cause serious gum infections.
- There are about 1300 species of Ginger. Most ginger plants have an aromatic flavor and are mainly used for ornamentation, spices, and Medicinal purpose.
- The word “Pickle” comes from the German meaning‘ salt’ or ‘brine’ these are very important components in the pickling process.
- A recent study stated that ginger might reduce DNA damage from radiation and protects against industrial pollutants.
- The Ginger plant is a herb that can grow up to 4feet.
- India ranks first in Ginger production worldwide and among the top 10 exporters.
- Ground ginger root has a higher nutritional value than raw ginger root
Suggested consumable by age groups
- A significant quantity of one to two tablespoons or pieces of Ginger pickle can be consumed by all age groups
Good times to eat:
- It is perfect for lunchtime as a side dish with rice.
Eat along with:
- It can be eaten alongside Indian lunch or tiffin varieties
- can also be mixed with hot boiled rice.
When not to eat or eat more often:
- It is advisable to eat in moderation.