Nutritional Facts of Honey Ginger Tea for Cold and Cough

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Honey Ginger Tea for Cold and Cough

How many calories does one serving of Honey Ginger Tea for Cold and Cough have?

One serving of Honey Ginger Tea for Cold and Cough gives 16 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 15 calories, proteins account for 0.8 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 0.9 calories.  One serving of Honey Ginger Tea for Cold and Cough provides about 1 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

See Honey Ginger Tea for Cold and Cough recipe. This soothing and aromatic Honey Ginger Tea for Cold and Cough is a good home remedy for a cold and cough. Ginger, steeped in hot boiling water and mixed with lemon juice and honey, is also a great stress relieving drink. In Ginger Honey Drink for Cough, ginger acts as an anti-inflammatory agent to the body. The lemon juice adds a touch of vitamin C, apart from adding flavour, which strengthens your immune system to fight bacteria and virus causing cold and cough. Honey in Lemon Honey Ginger Drink for Cold, acts as a cough suppressant as well aids in relieving sore throat. Its sweet taste also makes this tea quite pleasing. This Honey Ginger Tea for Cold and Cough is an ideal Tea to have in the morning when you get up with a sore throat.

Is Honey Ginger Tea for Cold and Cough healthy?

Yes, this is healthy. But restrictions apply to some.

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

1. Honey : Honey, a natural sweetener, is a thick liquid made by honeybees which acts as an energy boost. A tbsp. of honey (20 g) gives 60 calories but virtually no protein, fat and fiber. It has been regarded as a traditional medicine since ages. It’s anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties are known to fight bacteria and prevent infections like cold and cough. Some research also shows that the polyphenolic compounds in honey help protect the heart. 

2.  Ginger (Adrak) : Ginger is an effective cure for congestion, sore throatcold and cough. It aids digestion and relieves constipation. Ginger was found as effective as drugs in relieving menstrual pain. Ginger is effective in decreasing the cholesterol levels in patients with high cholesterol. Ginger significantly reduces symptoms of nausea in pregnant ladies. See here for 16 Super Health Benefits of Adrak, Ginger.

3. Lemon, Lemon Juice : Lemon is a very good source of Vitamin C and thus helps in the production of  white blood cells and antibodies in the blood which attacks invading microorganisms, prevents infection and builds immunity. Therefore, Lemon juice is given to prevent common cold. The ascorbic acid in lemon juice helps in absorption of iron from the food. So if you’re iron deficient or have anaemia squeeze a lemon on iron rich recipes. See detailed benefits of lemon, lemon juice.

What's the problem?

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Honey Ginger Tea for Cold and Cough?

Yes, this recipe is good for diabetics, heart and weight loss BUT diabetics need to be aware there is 1/2 tsp honey per glass used. Ginger is an effective cure for congestion, sore throatcold and cough. It aids digestion and relieves constipation. Ginger was found as effective as drugs in relieving menstrual pain. Lemon is a very good source of Vitamin C and thus helps in the production of  white blood cells and antibodies in the blood which attacks invading microorganisms, prevents infection and builds immunity. Therefore, Lemon juice is given to prevent common cold.

Can healthy individuals have Honey Ginger Tea for Cold and Cough?

Yes.

How to burn 16 calories that come from Honey Ginger Tea for Cold and Cough?

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Note: These values are approximate and calorie burning differs in each individual.

Value per per serving% Daily Values
Energy16 cal1%
Protein0.2 g0%
Carbohydrates3.7 g1%
Fiber0.3 g1%
Fat0.1 g0%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A0 mcg0%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0 mg0%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0 mg0%
Vitamin C5.9 mg15%
Vitamin E0 mg0%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)1.2 mcg1%
MINERALS
Calcium10.6 mg2%
Iron0.1 mg0%
Magnesium2.9 mg1%
Phosphorus1.6 mg0%
Sodium0.4 mg0%
Potassium41.8 mg1%
Zinc0 mg0%
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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