Photograph of a ginger root.

Ginger is a root that is used to season foods. It is spicy and aromatic, and can often be found in a dried or powdered form in the spice and seasoning section of most grocery stores.

Ginger Recipes

USDA Mixing Bowl. SNAP Recipes.

Ginger Root: Nutrition. Selection. Storage.

Produce for Better Health Foundation.

This page contains nutrition information for ginger root and tips on how to select, store and prepare it. Also included are links to other relevant information including Top 10 Ways to Enjoy Ginger, that gives new and different ways to add ginger to your diet.

Herbs at a Glance: Ginger (PDF 15.3MB)

DHHS. NIH. National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine.

This fact sheet provides basic information about ginger including uses, potential side effects, and resources for more information.