Ginger is a member of the Zingiberaceae family which also includes turmeric.
Ranging in color from gold, tan, yellow, beige, white or reddish, ginger's rhizome (or root) should be peeled before being used.
Antioxidant Score (ORAC)=14,840
Look for ginger with smooth skin and a fresh, spicy fragrance. Fresh unpeeled gingerroot, tightly wrapped, can be refrigerated for up to 3 weeks and frozen for up to 6 months.
Serving size: 1 tsp(s)
Omega-6 / Omega-3 ratio: -1 : 1