Everybody, meet Garlic, His Highness!

Everybody, meet Garlic, His Highness!

His Highness – The Garlic. Tangy, strong,  stinky are some of his characteristics. We must admit that not all of us like this bulb. Anyhow it does have a wealth of health and medicinal characteristics. 

Did you know that:
Most of the food allergies die under garlic and onion!

Garlic or allium sativum is a species in the onion genus, Allium. It has been used more than 7,0000 years, both for food seasoning and as traditional medicine.

Used more than 7,0000 years as food and medicine

The research studies have proved the following benefits from the garlic:

  • Garlic will reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases such as heart attacks and stroke. It lowers total cholesterol and LDL cholesterol, particularly in adults who have high cholesterol. Garlic has  affect over the  arteriosclerosis, triglycerides, blood pressure, platelet aggregation, and plasma viscosity. 
  • The people who consume garlic on a regular basis are less likely to get cancers of stomach as well as the prostate.
  • The Garlic is the worst enemy of the  infections – both bacterial and viral. It prevents and reduces the severity of common illnesses like the flu and common cold.
  • This low caloric bulb is also, highly nutritious. It contains Vitamin C, Vitamin B6 and Manganese, besides various other nutrients.
Eat one a day, keep the doctor away


So if you want to stay healthy and avoid the trip to the doctor, let this bulbous plant to be part of your everyday life.

Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Energy 623 kJ (149 kcal)
Carbohydrates 33.06 g
Sugars 1 g
Dietary fiber 2.1 g
Fat 0.5 g
Protein 6.36 g
Thiamine (B1) (17%)

0.2 mg

Riboflavin (B2) (9%)

0.11 mg

Niacin (B3) (5%)

0.7 mg

Pantothenic acid (B5) (12%)

0.596 mg

Vitamin B6 (95%)

1.235 mg

Folate (B9) (1%)

3 μg

Vitamin C (38%)

31.2 mg

Calcium (18%)

181 mg

Iron (13%)

1.7 mg

Magnesium (7%)

25 mg

Manganese (80%)

1.672 mg

Phosphorus (22%)

153 mg

Potassium (9%)

401 mg

Sodium (1%)

17 mg

Zinc (12%)

1.16 mg

Other constituents
Selenium 14.2 μg

And the best of all, here is how to grow a garlic on your own! Super easy, super healthy and the most of all SUPER delicious!

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