27th JAN 09: GINGERFresh ginger is commonly used in cooking and in making tea and coffee beverages. Make sure when you use ginger; remove the skin as the skin should not be used in any types of cooking. It is good to combine garlic and ginger together when cooking as it will help burn body fat. It is advised to use ginger and garlic paste while cooking seafood, poultry and meat as it helps burn the fat consumed while eating the non vegetarian dish. The ginger-garlic paste also helps digestion and removes body gas.If you have a pitta body, you should increase the intake of ginger. If you have high fever, you can also take ginger water as a hot beverage.