Ingredient Spotlight: Garlic
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.
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!