Some don’t like the smell that garlic leaves in the mouth, some eat garlic only when they are alone, or stay the night home. This article will convince you to eat garlic on an empty stomach, wait till you see how beneficial it actually is in preventing many diseases.
Researches and studies show that when you eat garlic first thing in the morning it is the best natural antibiotic. This is why you should eat garlic before breakfast: the bacteria cannot defend and guard themselves because they are overexposed.
High blood pressure or hypertension, circulation problems, diarrhea or other stomach problems, you name it, this one thing is the natural remedy for everything. It stimulates digestion and improves appetite, it also helps you lower your stress, anxiety and it stops the production of stomach acid that your body produces every time you get nervous.
A 1 ounce (28 grams) serving of garlic contains:
- Manganese: 23% of the RDA.
- Vitamin B6: 17% of the RDA.
- Vitamin C: 15% of the RDA.
- Selenium: 6% of the RDA.
- Fiber: 1 gram.
- Decent amounts of calcium, copper, potassium, phosphorus, iron and vitamin B1.
Garlic also contains trace amounts of various other nutrients. In fact, it contains a little bit of almost everything we need.
If you have garlic allergy then remember two things: don’t it raw garlic and if you continue having skin outbreak or high body temperature or other signs of allergic reaction, then stop using it!
At high doses, the sulfur compounds in garlic have been shown to protect against organ damage from heavy metal toxicity.
A four week study in employees of a car battery plant (excessive exposure to lead) found that garlic reduced lead levels in the blood by 19%. It also reduced many clinical signs of toxicity, including headaches and blood pressure.
Its strong smell and taste should not stop you from using all its health benefits. Garlic supplements are a great substitute for raw garlic and even in that form you can still take advantage of its benefits.