Garlic

Closely related to onions, shallots & leeks, garlic is commonly used in an array of different cuisines and has long been known for its medicinal properties that support good health.

 

  • 130 calories / 100g
  • 60% water

 

Great source of:

  • Vitamin B6 &C
  • Calcium
  • Copper
  • Iron
  • Manganese
  • Phosphorus
  • Potassium
  • Thiamin (B1)
  • Selenium
  • Dietary fibre
  • Antioxidants

 

Garlic may:

  • Boost immune function and reduce cold and flu symptoms.
  • Reduce blood pressure and combat the risk of cardiovascular disease.
  • Lower cholesterol levels and reduce the risk of heart disease.
  • Reduce oxidative damage and prevent Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.
  • Aid the detoxification of heavy metals and prevent toxin related headaches and blood pressure.
  • Increase estrogen levels in women and minimise age related bone loss.
  • Prevent cardiovascular and metabolic diseases, including atherosclerosishypertension and diabetes.
  • Promote the opening of blood vessels and assist in the control high blood pressure.
  • Control diabetes through the regulation of blood sugar levels.
  • Prevent free-radical damage and slow the signs of ageing.
  • Reduce the risk of some cancers.