We have known for some time that garlic is a powerhouse for nutrition. It has been shown to boost immunity; Relax blood vessels to open blood flow and lower blood pressure; inflammation, a known trigger for premature aging and illness; Protect blood vessels from damage and reduce the risk of heart disease. and even protect against osteoarthritis.
Now, a new Korean study published in the Journal of Nutrition shows that garlic can also help with weight control. The researchers fed the mice with a fattening diet for eight weeks to replenish them and served the same diet supplemented with two or five percent garlic for another seven weeks. The addition of garlic reduced the body weight and fat reserves of the mice and reduced the effects of the unhealthy diet on the blood and liver values of the animals. Another reason to enjoy the "stinking rose" as it is lovingly called by the lovers.
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Oh, and if you love this herb as much as I did, and you did not taste black garlic, it's amazing. Black garlic is made without additives and preservatives from whole garlic, which has been aged for at least a month in a special fermentation process at high heat, which makes it darker and has a sweeter taste. It has been shown to pack twice as many antioxidants as raw garlic, and it's so soft that you can spread it easily. I love making it as a snack along with lemon hummus and vegetables on wholegrain crackers. (Read more: The 20 most important foods for which you are not hungry)