"This research highlights the great promise of plant-originated compounds as natural medicine for controlling the malignant growth of human brain tumor cells," Ray said. "More studies are needed in animal models of brain tumors before application of this therapeutic strategy to brain tumor patients."
Incorporate ginger into your diet with this sweet and not-too-spicy hot chocolate with a hint of ginger. Perfect for cold winter nights or as a light dessert.
Heat the milk and water in a medium saucepan. Once it comes to a simmer, reduce heat slightly and whisk in cocoa powder, sea salt and ginger. Whisk vigorously to incorporate. Once the cocoa is hot enough for your liking (about 3-5 minutes), remove from heat and add vanilla extract. Stir once more. Take your ginger candies and rub them along the rims of your serving glasses or mugs. Eat or discard; Pour in hot cocoa and top with coconut cream, whipped cream or marshmallows.
Serving size: 1/2 of the recipe Calories: 71 Fat: 5 g Saturated fat: .8 g Carbohydrates: 8 g Sugar: 0 g Fiber: 4.2 g Protein: 3 g. Recipe from of the Minimalist Baker
According to researchers Ginger might help protect the nerves of a person who suffers
from diabetes as well as lower their fat levels. Another important way ginger could help
diabetics is by significantly reducing the levels of serum glucose, as well as proteinuria,
thirst and enuresis. These were the conclusions they arrived as a result of testing rats that
were chemically induced with diabetes. The rats that showed these improvements were
given 500 mg of raw ginger. In addition, ginger can help thin the blood, lower blood
pressure, increase circulation and lower cholesterol.
Cover with a secure lid and continue gentle simmer for 20 mins. Turn the heat off and let it
sit. you can drink it right away but the longer it sits, the better it tastes. If you want a
caffeinated version, add 1 organic unflavored black or green teabag to each hot serving.
Steep for 5 minutes. Discard teabag before serving.
Dr. Toni is a Best-selling author, Holistic Health Practitioner (HHP) & Registered Herbalist in San Diego, California. She holds a PhD in psychology, and a Clinical Herbalist Certificate, an HHP certificate and is a Certified Trainer in the Success Principles. In private practice as a HHP she has been influenced by a variety of clinical modalities and orientations, and by the diverse life experiences of her clients. Toni’s approach to healing is holistic & transpersonal. In her work, she integrates the principles of Eastern and Western nutrition, herbololgy, energy medicine, Buddhist mindfulness and personal counseling to assist others in working through their physical or emotional blocks to attain optimal health.