About Ski Bum Spices
Ski Bum Spices is from Aspen, Colorado and is the creation of personal trainer Nathaniel Deans. Nathaniel is the owner of Aspen Adventure Fitness; one of the few fitness companies that promotes activity and adventures with exercise. Twenty years after its creation Aspen Adventure Fitness has developed a range of products that help with inflammation and digestion. We believe adding our products to any active lifestyle will aid with inflammation, pain and weight loss.
Turmeric, also known as curcuma longa, is a very common herb. Often referred to as the “Queen of Spices,” its main characteristics are a pepper-like aroma, sharp taste and golden color. People across the globe use this herb in their cooking.
According to the Journal of the American Chemical Society, turmeric contains a wide range of antioxidant, antiviral, antibacterial, antifungal, anticarcinogenic, antimutagenic and anti-inflammatory properties.
It is also loaded with many healthy nutrients such as protein, dietary fiber, niacin, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Vitamin K, potassium, calcium, copper, iron, magnesium and zinc.
Ginger is a plant with leafy stems and yellowish green flowers. The ginger spice comes from the roots of the plant. Ginger is native to warmer parts of Asia, such as China, Japan, and India,
but now is grown in parts of South American and Africa. It is also now grown in the Middle East to use as medicine and with food.
Ginger is commonly used to treat various types of “stomach problems,” including motion sickness, morning sickness, colic, upset stomach, gas, diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), nausea, nausea caused by cancer treatment, nausea caused by HIV/AIDS treatment, nausea and vomiting after surgery, as well as loss of appetite.
As a dietary supplement, ginger can support your health in several ways: Relieves occasional joint aches, protects muscles from soreness after exercise, relieves nausea and vomiting associated with pregnancy or morning sickness, relieves pain from menstrual cramps, relieves nausea from carsickness, seasickness and other motion-related nausea, Provides relief from nausea after surgery, protects the gastrointestinal tract from irritation caused by medications such as aspirin and other NSAIDs, curbs nausea associated with chemotherapy medications, and relieves occasional gas or indigestion*.
Cinnamon is an anti-inflammatory, in part due to its cinnamaldehyde content. According to research published in the journal Molecular Biology, chronic inflammation plays a major role in the development of various neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, brain tumor, and meningitis.
Cinnamon reduces blood glucose concentration and
enhances insulin sensitivity. In obese and healthy-weight individuals, cinnamon is also effective in moderating postprandial glucose response.
Pepper increases the hydrochloric acid secretion in the stomach, thereby facilitating digestion. Proper digestion is essential to avoid diarrhea, constipation and colic.
Pepper also helps to prevent the formation of intestinal gas, and when added to a person’s diet, it can promote sweating and urination, which remove toxins from the body. Sweating removes toxins and cleans out the pores of any foreign bodies that may have lodged there, and it can also remove excess water or accumulation, also known as edema.