The Health Benefits of Garlic (Plus, Recipes!)

Garlic is a superfood you probably don't often reach for. Here's more on the benefits of garlic

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Despite their size, garlic cloves are nutritional powerhouses. Eating six or more cloves a week can slash your risk of colorectal, stomach and prostate cancers. It’s all thanks to the sulphur compounds that flush out carcinogens before they can damage cell DNA while forcing cancer cells that do develop to self-destruct. But wait, there are more health benefits: Garlic also has antibacterial, antifungal and antiviral properties, thereby boosting overall health and nutrition. Who knew garlic had so many health benefits?!



Healthy Garlic Recipes

Rosemary, Lemon and Garlic Stuffed Roast Chicken
Chicken Breast with Roasted Garlic-Tomato Sauce
Honey-Mustard and Garlic-Rosemary Chicken
Roast Herb and Garlic Chicken
Veal Steaks with Lemon Garlic Sauce
Spicy Steak with Garlic Toast
Garlic Mashed Potatoes and Grilled Garlic Shrimp
Salmon Cakes with Creamy Tomato-Garlic Sauce
Rigatoni with Rapini, Cherry Tomatoes and Roasted Garlic
Tomato Garlic Soup
Chunky Gazpacho with Garlic Croutons
Spicy Garlic Vegetable Stir-Fry
Roasted Tomatoes with Garlic and Herbs

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