Healthy Eating 6 benefits of garlic

Unlike its cousin onion, garlic is less preferred because of its strong smell. Here are six reasons you should consume garlic.

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1. Garlic boosts the immune system:

Garlic is an ingredient in most homemade remedies, it can combat several illnesses, such as cold and cough. If you are prone to the common cold and its variants, maybe you should include garlic in your diet.

2. The active components in garlic can reduce blood pressure:

Hypertension, one of the biggest killer diseases in the world today can be treated with supplement doses garlic which lowers the blood pressure considerably.

3. Garlic is useful for detoxification:

Garlic reduces toxicity in the blood and reduces the clinical signs/symptoms of toxicity in the body.

4. Garlic lowers the risk of heart disease:

Garlic lowers cholesterol in the body, considerably reducing the risk of heart diseases.

5. Garlic fights cancer:

Garlic increases the production of hydrogen sulfide. Researchers and scientists are of the opinion that this is the reason garlic is effective in fighting several types of cancer.

6. Garlic tastes great:

When used to season or garnish food, garlic has a unique taste and smell that makes for a great meal.

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