“Let Food be Thy Medicine and Medicine be Thy Food.”
Do you actually follow this quote? You should always be eating for overall wellness, not to solely lose weight. If you eat right then your body will show it. Put good in, get good out.
There are different foods that should definitely make it into your diet. One of them being Garlic.
Why You Need Garlic::
Garlic is full of nutrients that your body needs: Manganese, Vitamin B 6, Vitamin C, Selenium, and Fiber. You can take in all of those nutrients in a single clove!
Got sniffles? With the fall season coming, garlic is even more useful because it helps to fight the common cold. Garlic boosts the immune system and reduces the severity of a cold or flu.
Prevent Alzheimers and Dementia. Today, the number of people afflicted by this disease is growing and there is no cure discovered yet. Garlic provides necessary antioxidants that protect against oxidative damage and harmful inflammation.
Want to live a long healthy life? Garlic reduces high blood pressure, fights infectious diseases, and boosts the immune system.
Many women suffer from osteoarthritis as they age. Garlic may improve bone health. Get in your calcium and garlic ladies!
Currently being researched, it’s been predicted and tested that garlic may control the number of fat cells developed in your body.
Intriguing Garlic Tid Bits
After you have chopped or crushed your garlic, allow it to sit for awhile before changing it’s temperature by heating so you don’t decrease any of the health benefits.
Garlic has been grown for over 5000 years!
During World War I, garlic was used to treat war wounds.
If you perhaps enjoy eating raw cookie dough like me, oops, garlic has been known to prevent Salmonella.
Don’t let the garlic reach 140 degrees Fahrenheit. If it does, it will loose all of its allicin.
This crockpot meal is delicious and incorporates garlic easily!