Honestly, nothing makes me happier than to know that people love eating garlic, be it garlic bread or garlic chicken, Garlic is loved by many foodies around the globe. Well, let’s increase your love for garlic. Garlic is known for its health benefits, it is a lesser-known fact, no worries. We are going to tell all the health benefits of garlic so that next time when you eat you make sure there’s garlic in your dish, just make sure it’s not dessert, lol.
It contains phytochemicals such as allicin and organosulfur compounds. These phytochemicals (or plant compounds) are responsible for the plant’s heart-healthy, immune-supportive, anti-inflammatory, and nutritional properties. Here are few benefits of garlic
Low blood pressure
“few cloves of garlic a day keeps the cardiologist away”. Yes, you heard it right. Garlic stimulates the synthesis of nitric oxide, which dilates blood vessels. This can support healthy blood pressure and flow
Garlic provides a host of antioxidants
Garlic’s nutrients and plant compounds give it “strong antioxidant properties. Not only do antioxidants benefit blood vessels and reduce inflammation but they may soak up the damaging free radicals that can lead to diseases like cancer.
Supports Immune System
In collective learning of taking care of immune system in Covid-19 pandemic, a study showed that garlic can improve your immune system also garlic provides antibacterial properties.