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5 Reasons To Consume More Garlic

5 reasons to consume more garlic

Garlic is a food which is also used as a medicine. since this food has so many advantages attached to it, we should use it more often in our daily lives. Not only in Indian culture but so many other Cultures also promote the maximum consumption of it in our day to day lives. So here are few reasons for you to start consuming more of garlic in your daily lives.

  • Prevents Cancer

It contains compounds like allyl sulfur which slows down or prevents the growth of tumor cells. Moreover studies show a link between consuming garlic and lower risk of certain types of cancer.

  • Anti-inflammatory

It contains diallyl disulfide, an inflammatory compound that is the reason for its anti inflammatory property. It reduces pain and irritation.

  • Effective for cold and coughs

It can effectively ward off colds and coughs due to the content of its anti-bacterial and antiviral properties.

  • Brain health

Studies have linked garlic with lower risks of developing age related brain diseases like dementia. It is due to antioxidants present in garlic which protects body from oxidative stress which in turn helps to eliminate free radicals associated with cell aging and damage.

  • Heart health

The allicin in garlic improves heart health by reducing risk of various cardiovascular diseases, including, heart attack, atherosclerosis, stroke, etc. Also it’s active compound helps to reduce blood pressure of people with high blood pressure or hypertension which contributes to various cardiovascular diseases.

 

5 reasons to consume more garlic

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