Ingredient Spotlight: Garlic

January 16, 2017

 

In this video, Fiorella explains the health benefits of cooking with raw garlic! Although it we typically roast or fry garlic, eating this ingredient raw can actually improve the health benefits.

 

Nutrition RX:

  • Allicin- released when garlic is cut and provides excellent anti-microbial properties

  • Ajoene- helps the body prevent the formation of blood clots, useful for individuals with cardiovascular disease

  • Sulphur-containing compounds- helps fight against cancer and has anti-inflammatory benefits

  • Selenium- helps improve cognitive function and increase fertility!

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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