Farm Star Living

Health Benefits:

Anti bacterial qualities
Anti inflammatory
Anti viral qualities
Aphrodisiac
Fights acne
Helps control LDL cholesterol levels
Increases Sex Hormones & Orgasm
Increases immunity
May reduce risk of cancer
May reduce risk of stroke
May regulate heart rate
Pain reliever
Prevents sinusitis
Provides energy
Relieves PMS
Relieves arthritis

Nutrition:

Serving size: 1 clove; Calories: 5; Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 1mg; Carbs: 1g; Fiber: .1g; Sugars: 0g; Protein: .2g; Potassium: 0%DV; Vitamin A: 0%DV; Vitamin C: 1%DV; Calcium: 0%DV; Iron: 0%DV

Did You Know?

  • Garlic has been shown to prevent blood clots and destroy plaque, leading to healthier blood flow and reduce the risk of developing atherosclerosis
  • Studies have shown that garlic can help prevent the common cold. For those already suffering from a cold, consuming garlic can reduce the amount of time symptoms occur.
  • Studies have also shown that garlic can inhibit the growth of bacteria which cause tuberculosis; garlic can also protect against intestinal parasites.
  • Contains compound Allicin produced when garlic is crushed or minced.

 

 

Ways to Eat:

  • Raw
  • Pureed in hummus
  • In a sautee
  • In soup

Farming Trivia:

  • Garlic is one of the oldest cultivated crops - it was fed to the builders of the Great Pyramid because it was believed to give them strength!
  • Garlic can be grown year-round in warm climates.
  • Around 90% of the garlic grown in the United States comes from California!

Note: Always consult a physician for any specific health questions and concerns. Some of this information may be subject to change should there be any new findings from Federal Health Administration (FHA), Food & Drug Administration (FDA), American Medical Association (AMA), American Cancer Society (ACS), and / or other leading food, nutrition and medical advisors.