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THE GARLIC WONDER

Food as medicine

THE GARLIC WONDER

Dr. Zeba Sultan 26 Jun 2018 299 Views

I often tell my patients to eat 2 cloves of garlic finely chopped right in the morning with a glass of water. The most asked question after I recommend this is: “Why are you giving this?” The reason they ask me is because, to be honest, garlic isn’t the most pleasant vegetable to eat right in the morning. So I smile and I mention why garlic is my favourite food!
Below I have mentioned the benefits if garlic:

  • Garlic can fight infection from fungi and worms
  • Garlic reduces inflammation and boosts immune function
  • It improves heart health
  • It is extremely beneficial in digestion.
  • Aids in treating eye and ear infections.
  • It helps lower blood pressure levels.
  • It helps reduce cholesterol levels.
  • It helps in treating stomach ailments.
  • Garlic helps in treating cough and cold.
  • Garlic helps in cancer prevention.
  • It also helps in regulating blood sugar levels
  • It is an excellent antioxidant.

The list is endless. Garlic is regarded as a mother of all cures. It is widely known for being good for the heart and cholesterol problems. It is also an effective antibiotic against food poisoning bacteria. What makes garlic a powerful healer is a compound known as allicin. This compound is known to boost the immune system. However, it gets easily destroyed by heat. That is why I recommend eating it raw right in the morning on empty stomach!
So, what are you waiting for? Start your day with my remedy and thank me later. Keep reading my blogs! Feedback is most welcome.

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