“ACA induces the activation of AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK), which regulates the signal transduction pathways, and has an important role in the prevention of diseases, including cancer, obesity, hyperlipidemia, diabetes, and neurodegenerative disorders.

Both galangal and ginger are used in cooking but there are several clear differences between them. Galangal’s skin is smoother and paler than ginger and much harder to cut or grate than ginger, which can be peeled with a spoon.1 Galangal costs more2 than ginger but the biggest difference might be in taste.



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