7 reasons to eat more garlic
Garlic gets a bad rap thanks to vampires and jokes about bad breath, yet who would insult your efforts to improve your health by indulging more often?
No one who cares about your well being, that’s who.
Here are seven reasons to lay it on thick…and start hanging out with other garlic lovers or mouth-breathers.
1. Can help treat acne
Raw garlic can be used to treat blemishes. It’s a topical aid. Simply cut a garlic clove and gently rub on your pimple. “Allicin, the organic compound in garlic, has the ability to stop the damaging effects of radicals and kill bacteria.”
2. Helps us get our antioxidants
According to Huffpost Living, “Here’s a reason to crush a few garlic cloves into your next meal — garlic is a great source of antioxidants, which we know play an important role for our health. Next time you are making pasta, after you drain the water, put in a splash of olive oil and a teaspoon or so of fresh minced garlic, mix well and enjoy a flavorful dish while getting healthy antioxidants at the same time.
Full story at Lifehack.
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