Lowering Glutamate | Ginger

Ginger- We try to use fresh ginger root as often as possible.  However, any leftover ginger can be chopped and stored in an airtight container in the freezer for months. “From these results, we can say that the ginger extract has a neuroprotective role against monosodium glutamate toxicity effect.” https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19579948 Why Is This Important? Glutamate is also the most abundant neurotransmitter, responsible for regulating over 50% of the nervous system. It is classified as an excitatory neurotransmitter, which means it excites or stimulates nerve cells located throughout the nervous system. Glutamate also has [...]