Health benefits of Garlic

  • Boosts metabolism and makes us burn more calories
  • Promotes elimination via urine
  • Sends satiety signals to the brain when consumed: ideal for avoiding overeating during a meal!

Garlic: health benefits and contraindications (Health benefits of Garlic)

SUMMARY

  • Nutritional composition
  • Health benefits
  • Heart
  • Cancer
  • Common cold, bronchitis
  • Mycosis
  • Brain
  • Calories
  • Consumption to be preferred
  • Amounts per day
  • Misdeeds
  • Contraindications

Garlic

Nutritional composition

  • Garlic is rich in protein and carbohydrates, but almost devoid of lipids (fats).
  • This bulb is a concentrate of minerals and is, in particular, a very good source of manganese, copper, selenium, and phosphorus. Garlic contains B6 and vitamin C.
  • Garlic is rich in sulfur compounds, and in particular in allicin, responsible for the very characteristic odor of garlic but also for its many health benefits. This compound does not exist as such in the garlic clove in its natural state. On the other hand, there is an amino acid, alliin, a sulfur compound. Next to it, in small separate compartments, are molecules of a particular enzyme, alliinase. As long as the two substances are not in contact, nothing happens. But when we cut the clove of garlic, that we slice it, alliin and alliinase will interact and give rise to Ellison. It is easy to recognize: it is this which gives garlic its particular smell and taste.
  • It contains many antioxidants(flavonoids, tocopherols, etc.) which help fight against the production of free radicals, which are harmful to the body.
  • And it is a good source of saponins cholesterol-lowering and hypotensive effects.
  • Garlic also contains a lot of friction, special fibers that have the ability to facilitate the development of good bacteria in the intestine. Which plays a very important barrier role.

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Health Benefits of Garlic

Cardioprotector

Cancer

Infections: colds, bronchitis …

Mycosis

Neurodegenerative diseases

Calories

The ideal: eat it raw!

How much to consume per day?

Harms and Risks of Eating Garlic

Contraindications

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