While many people are turned off by the potent aroma of garlic, this bulbous vegetable packs a healthy punch.
Packed with vitamins C and K as well as zinc, potassium and
magnesium, garlic has many health benefits. Here are three reasons you should add garlic to the menu.
1. Immune booster: garlic is high in antioxidants and protects against free radicals and has wonderful anti-inflammatory properties and can help protect against illness.
2. Great digestive aid: Raw garlic can help you get rid of intestinal parasites while at the same time, protecting the good bacteria in your gut.
3. It's a powerful antifungal, antiviral and antibacterial: Allicin is found in garlic and is what gives garlic it's strong flavor and scent. Allicin is also known to have antifungal, antiviral and antibacterial properties.
So if you are looking for ways to boost your health, try adding a bit of raw garlic to your daily diet and see what it can do for you.