Not strictly a spice, but too good for us all not to be included…
Garlic leaves, stems, flowers and bulbs are all a fantastic for their cooking properties and health benefits. They are high in a sulfur compound called Allicin, which gives us amazing health benefits.
Calorie for calorie, garlic is incredibly nutritious, very rich in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6 and Manganese.
Garlic supplementation is known to boost the function of the immune system. Garlic helps to prevent and reduce the severity of common illnesses like flu and colds, even ‘man flu’…
Cardiovascular diseases like heart attacks and strokes are the world's biggest killers: High doses of garlic can improve blood pressure. In some instances, Garlic supplements can be as effective as regular medications, without the possible side effects.
Garlic can lower total and LDL cholesterol, lowering cholesterol levels may lower the risk of heart disease.
Alzheimer's disease and dementia: Oxidative damage from free radicals contributes to the aging process. Garlic contains antioxidants that support the body's protective mechanisms against oxidative damage.
The combined effects on reducing cholesterol and blood pressure, as well as the antioxidant properties, may help prevent common brain diseases like Alzheimer's disease and dementia.
Garlic may help us live longer, Garlic has known beneficial effects on common causes of chronic disease, so we could live longer…
P.s If you're cocerned with 'Garlic breath" add some fresh parsley too, It really does work..