10 Ingredients Doctors Use to Supercharge Their Health

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10. Ginger

Ginger is a go-to ingredient of Nesochi Okeke-Igbokwe, MD, an internal medicine physician and health expert in New York. “I’m a huge fan of adding it to a lot of my meals, or drinking it in tea and other beverages,” she says.

“The great thing about ginger is that not only does it have some wonderful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, but more specifically the phenols in ginger really work to help alleviate certain gastrointestinal symptoms. Ginger has also been linked to easing menstrual pain and helping with chemotherapy-induced nausea.”

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