Nutritional Benefits of Garlic

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Long ago in ancient Egyptian times garlic has been traditional used as remedy to maintain health and treat disease. The potential health benefits of garlic reside in its natural components, which include allicin, a compound that is produced when you chew and crush fresh garlic. 17322367371_ddb819a53f_o
Consuming garlic on a daily basis (in food or raw) helps to lower cholesterol levels because of the anti-oxidant properties of Allicin. It is also immenselybeneficial to regulate blood pressure and blood sugar levels.
At least 8 most surprising health benefits of garlic 
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#1. The Blood Purifier
Besides being a natural antibiotic, garlic is also an effective blood purifier. Adding garlic to your diet removes fat from blood which results in decreased levels of bad cholesterol. It contains phytochemicals which help in liver detoxification. Garlic will help to cleanse your system and flush out toxins.Garlic is strongly ideal as anti acne .
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#2. Cures Stubborn Cold and Flu
Garlic is a powerfulGarlic is going to provide you relief from that stubborn cold and flu  natural medicine for respiratory ailments. Garlic is one of the most powerful natural antibiotics. It is also antibacterial, antimicrobial, antifungal and antiviral, ideal for respiratory ailments. And if you have stubborn phlegm stuck in your throat, garlic will help you cough it off. Garlic is going to provide you relief from that stubborn cold and flu . 36ed1d889157b17ccdbe7c15033a96cb
#3. Prevent Heart Disease
 Well regular consumption of garlic decreased calcium deposits and the size of arterial plaque in coronary arteries, prevented unhealthy blood clotting and improved the circulation of blood pressure and blood sugar levels. Consuming garlic on a daily basis (in food or raw) helps to lower cholesterol levels because of the anti-oxidant properties of Allicin. It is essential to remember that the sulphur-containing compound Allicin tends to lose its medicinal properties when garlic is cooked whole and therefore is imperative to consume garlic raw or semi-cooked to derive any of its benefits.
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#4. Anti-bacterial and Anti-parasitic
Allicin, one of the active ingredients of fresh garlic homogenates, has a variety of antimicrobial activities. Allicin in its pure form was found to exhibit antibacterial activity against a wide range of Gram-negative and Gram-positive bacteria, including multidrug-resistant enterotoxicogenic strains of Escherichia coli. Garlic is one of the best kept medicinal treasures of the past era – it has been used as an antibiotic to treat bacterial, fungal and parasitic infections for the last 7,000 years. 
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#5.  Prevent Cancer
Garlic contains sulfur compounds that may stimulate the immune system’s natural defenses against cancer, and may have the potential to reduce tumor growth. Studies suggest that garlic can reduce the incidence of stomach cancer by as much as a factor of 12 with a daily intake of raw garlic which prevent stomach and colorectal cancers. This means it is strengthening the immunity of the body against cancer.

#6. For Skin and Hair
Garlic generally  protect the skin from the effect of free radicals and slow down the depletion of collagen which leads to loss of elasticity in aging skin. It is also an effective remedy for fungal infections like athlete’s foot and ringworms. Surprisingly garlic has played significant role in repairing and building growth of new hairs on bold head or hair losing skull, thus rubbing crushed garlic extract on your scalp or massaging with garlic-infused oil is known to prevent and even reverse hair loss.
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#7. Removing Splinters
Raw garlic can remove splinters. Slice a garlic clove in half and tape it to the area where the splinter is with a bandage. Apparently, this will help to remove the splinter – due to the antibacterial properties.How to apply the formula, just place a piece of sliced garlic over the splinter cut and cover with a bandage and voila,to your surprise in few hours splinters  disappears!

#8. Reducing High Cholesterol and Blood Pressure.
Garlic extract supplementation improves blood lipid profile, strengthens blood antioxidant potential, and causes significant reductions in systolic and diastolic blood pressures. It also leads to a decrease in the level of oxidation product (MDA) in the blood samples, which demonstrates reduced oxidation reactions in the body. This simply means  reducing high cholesterol levels, and also blood pressure in the patients with hypertension.Garlic.jpg

Doctors and scientists worked hard to bring about these results and it’s simply practical matter. No one is unaware with particular plant(herb) i’m referring to because it’s an ingredient used in food preparations at home and in manufacturing food or medicine so… 

Watch your diet list , prevention is better than cure!

You can probably add on to the list of its benefits via comment box below.

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