NOT-SO-GINGERLY SPICE ATTACKS CANCER-CAUSING INFLAMMATION
Keeping a fresh ginger root on your pantry shelf or a fragrant shaker of the dried spice? If you’re not, you’re missing out on an extremely versatile spice. Now there may be an even more significant use for ginger — alleviating the pain and suffering of intestinal diseases. Researchers at Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Georgia State University believe nanoparticles from ginger root may also help diminish symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).