August 2, 2016

Garlic

What is garlic?

Intensely flavorful and aromatic, garlic is a form of bulb that is grown underground from which long green shoots spring up from the top and its roots extend downwards. Garlic has a papery skin which is inedible. The bulb is composed of cloves  that are enclosed in the same papery skin. Since garlic has such a strong  and pungent flavor, it is generally used as a seasoning instead of the main ingredient.

Why is garlic healthy?

Garlic is healthy for many reasons, but the main thing is that it contains a compound called Allicin, which is has very potent medical properties and biological effects, such as killing harmful bacteria found in the system. This medical property is also proven to prevent sicknesses such as colds and the flu. Garlic can also reduce blood pressure, which prevents the risk of heart attacks and strokes.

What makes garlic a superfood?

Garlic is a superfood because of it’s very powerful properties in terms of killing bacteria and healing. Raw garlic is known to be an antibiotic and kills harmful bacteria in the system. As well as doing this, it can help with the treatment of common sicknesses such as colds and flus. It is recommended by many doctors to eat raw cloves of garlic at first sign of these sicknesses. It is also considered to be a superfood because of the fact that it is very potent, and it does not require you to consume a lot to stay healthy. Along with it’s antibacterial as well as antiviral properties, garlic is well known to help reduce blood pressure. It also keeps it at a steady level, and this reduces the risk of heart related problems.

What types of garlic do we grow?

 

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