Garlic is a species in the onion genus, Allium. Its close relatives include the onion, shallot, leek, chive, and Chinese onion. It is native to Central Asia and northeastern Iran, and has long been a common seasoning worldwide, with a history of several thousand years of human consumption and use.Garlic (Allium sativum), is used widely as a flavoring in cooking, but it has also been used as a medicine throughout ancient and modern history; it has been taken to prevent and treat a wide range of conditions and diseases.
Fact about garlic :In many countries, garlic has been used medicinally for centuries.
Garlic may have a range of health benefits, both raw and cooked.
It may have significant antibiotic properties.
One of the reasons to be discussed are the importance of garlic when eaten on an empty stomach :
1.Digestion And Weight Loss Benefits : Eating raw garlic first thing in the morning stimulates digestion and appetite. A smoother digestion, amongst other things also aids effective weight loss. Eating raw garlic is also effective for tummy problems like diarrhea.
2.Hypertension: The sulphur-containing compounds: allicin, diallyl disulfide, diallyl trisulfide, could help regulate your blood pressure levels too.
3.Detox: The sulfhydryl compound in the garlic helps remove toxic substances from the body. Therefore, if you have had a heavy dinner last night, it is always a good idea to start the next day on a detox mode.
4 Helps Control Blood Sugar :Garlic is an extremely useful ingredient in a sugar friendly diet. It is rich in a compound known as allicin. This component is known for controlling and lowering blood sugar levels. Allicin is further amplified when you crush or chop a garlic pod. Eating crushed raw garlic pods twice a day can help improve your sugar levels immensely.
Note :it is safe to eat garlic in small amounts, garlic is a great ingredient to consume daily. Be it cooked or raw, garlic is safe for your body and has numerous immune system boosting elements. It is important to moderate this however, as eating too much can cause constipation, blood pressure issues and can cause heartburn.
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