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The Benefits of Garlic

Do you like garlic? It's been a popular herb for centuries not just for its flavor but also for its health benefits. Today we're going to talk about this humble pungent herb and why eating more of it may be good for you. Get your garlic presses ready and read on!

The health benefits of garlic has been recorded in medical texts since the time of the Ancient Greeks, and today's medical science has proven some of the benefits. Garlic is especially good for your blood and for your heart. It is also an anti-inflammatory and has antibiotic properties. While many people prefer to take garlic in pill form to avoid garlic breath, a better way may be to put into flavorful foods instead.

Fry it gently in olive oil before you make your pasta sauces. Learn how to make a French aioli. There's lots of things you can do to have more garlic in your diet. You can even eat raw cloves though this can be hard on the stomach due to their potency. Cooking garlic reduces its pungency and its tendency to give bad breath.

Try a simple garlic and oil sauce on your next pasta dish. Take a few cloves of garlic, peel them, and smash them lightly with your knife. Place them in a half cup of olive oil and saute until they are barely pale gold. Add salt and set aside off the heat. Make a pound of your favorite pasta, drain, and top with the sauce. Toss well and enjoy the flavors and the health benefits of garlic in your next meal.

2015-10-08 00:00:00
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