Garlic is known to be a super food. It helps our body in many ways. It boosts the immune system, reduces heart problems and blood pressure. It has a lot of antioxidants. It can be used in every food you make and can be eaten directly as well. Raw garlic has maximum health benefits.
Other health benefits of garlic
- Avoids Alzheimer’s and dementia
- Reduces fatigue
- Prevents hair loss
- Reduces weight
- Reduces inflammation
- Body detoxification
- Fights acne
- Treats athlete’s foot
Most of us don’t know that most of the garlic we get today comes from Chine. In USA, almost one-third of the garlic is Chinese in 2014.
This is a problem because of quality control issues in China. They do not cultivate garlic properly. Banned pesticides like phorate and parathion are being used by them
So it is better to avoid such garlic. This will protect your health. Grow garlic at home. To identify Chinese garlic, look for the following signs:
If the garlic has its root and stem intact, you are safe. Because the Chinese remove the root and stem of the garlic to reduce shipping weight.
The bulbs are very small in size and the garlic is lighter.
It is best to buy garlic from your local market or farmer. This will save you a lot of health problems.