is a plant in the onion family, grown for its cooking properties and health
effects. It is high in a sulfur compound called Allicin, which is believed to
bring most of the health benefits. Garlic is low in calories and very rich in
Vitamin C, Vitamin B6 and Manganese. It also contains trace amounts of various
other nutrients. High doses of garlic appear to improve blood pressure of those
with known high blood pressure (hypertension). In some instances,
supplementation can be as effective as regular medications.
Every 100 grams of garlic will serve you with close to 150
calories, 33 grams of carbs, 6.36 grams of protein. Garlic is also enriched
with Vitamin B1, B2, B3, B6, folate, Vitamin C, calcium, iron, magnesium,
manganese, phosphorous, potassium, sodium and zinc.
high Sulphur content in garlic gives it antibiotic properties, helping keep the
digestive system clean by flushing out toxins. It also builds the immunity
against common cold and prevents heart ailments by clearing up blocked
arteries. It is great for rejuvenation and healing of skin scars and gives a
glow to the skin as it keeps digestion in top-shape.