Nutrition/Health

Ground Ginger to Reduce Muscle Pain

There’s been at least 8 randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled trials of ginger for pain.

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Here’s the link to the videos I referred to: Foods to Improve Athletic Performance and Recovery (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/Foods-to-Improve-Athletic-Performance-and-Recovery) and then all the other ginger ones:
• Ginger for Migraines (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/ginger-for-migraines/)
• Ginger for Nausea, Menstrual Cramps, and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/ginger-for-nausea-menstrual-cramps-and-irritable-bowel-syndrome)
• Ginger for Osteoarthritis (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/ginger-for-osteoarthritis)
• Benefits of Ginger for Menstrual Cramps (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/benefits-of-ginger-for-menstrual-cramps/)

Here are some other options:
• Reducing Muscle Fatigue with Citrus (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/reducing-muscle-fatigue-with-citrus/)
• Reducing Muscle Soreness with Berries (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/reducing-muscle-soreness-with-berries/)
• Preventing Exercise-Induced Oxidative Stress With Watercress (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/preventing-exercise-induced-oxidative-stress-with-watercress/)
• Fennel Seeds to Improve Athletic Performance (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/fennel-seeds-to-improve-athletic-performance)

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