HealthHealth Benefits of Garlic - Nutritional Guide

Health Benefits of Garlic – Nutritional Guide


- Advertisment -spot_img

Garlic (Allium Sativum) is a herb with the strong smell. It is used as a flavoring agent in traditional foods and has many health benefits. It is efficient in treating health problems due to the presence of active compounds.

Compounds that Boost the Medicinal Properties of Garlic:

  • Allicin
  • Allyl propyl disulfide
  • Diallyl trisulfide
  • S Allylcysteine
  • Vinyl dithianes
  • S-allyl-mercapto cysteine
  • Alliinase
  • Peroxidases
  • Myrosinase
  • 17 amino acids (arginine and others)
  • Some minerals

Nutritional Composition of Garlic:

100 grams of garlic contains

  • 149 calories.
  • 0.5-gram fat.
  • 17 mg of sodium.
  • 33 gram of carbohydrates.
  • 2.1 gram dietary fiber.
  • 1 gram of sugar.
  • 6.4-grams protein
  • A trace amount of minerals and vitamins.

Health Benefits Of Garlic

  • Garlic helps in lowering high blood pressure, and it regulates cholesterol level to prevent coronary heart diseases.
  • People use it to prevent colon cancer, rectal cancer, stomach cancer, breast cancer, prostate cancer, bladder cancer, and lung cancer.
  • It is used as a mosquito repellent and to prevent the common cold and various bacterial and viral infections.
  • Prevents atherosclerosis and diabetes.
  • It contains antioxidants that prevent Alzheimer’s disease and Dementia.
  • Garlic supplements might improve athletic performance.
  • Detoxifies your body from toxic substances.
  • It may improve your bone health.
  • Adds taste in your food.
  • It has neuroprotective properties.
  • It boosts your immune system.
  • Boosts the process of digestion.
  • Very effective against infected wounds.
  • Prevents acne.
  • Controls asthma.
  • Very effective against weight loss.
  • Prevents UTI and kidney infections.
  • Has antibacterial and antiparasitic effects.
  • Due to its antibiotic properties, it is used for treating ear infections.
  • It is used as a home remedy to deal with stubborn splinters.

Negative effects of garlic:

If garlic is used in excess it can cause:

  • Burning sensation in mouth and stomach.
  • Heartburn
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Increases the risk of bleeding if taken after surgery.


Everything has beneficial and harmful effects. Garlic has medicinal properties due to the presence of active compounds. These herbal medicines take longer time to cast any impact. By using these herbs regularly, we can enjoy the benefits. Add these herbs in your diet to prevent diseases.

Turmeric – Health Benefits of Turmeric

It is a spice that gives curry its yellow color. Turmeric has countless advantages for our health. We often use it as a medicinal herb…

Importance Of Yogurt?

Yogurt is a complete package of all the essential nutrients which helps our body in the prevention of various diseases.

Looks like you have blocked notifications!
Health Benefits of Garlic - Nutritional Guide 2
Ayesha Ashfaq
Ayesha Ashfaq is a nutritionist by profession and food blogger by passion.

Latest news

MTJ Online – #1 Market Need for Perfect Growth!

MTJ Brand is providing an MTJ Online Branded shopping experience to its customers. Going online with a perfect brand identity is necessary for the growth of any business in today's market.

MTJ Clothing Brand – The Right Perspective with Luxury

MTJ Clothing brand is witnessing a massive positive public response. The fashion industry is lucrative, dominated by monopoly players, and I expect that the entry of the MTJ Clothing brand will bring positive changes.

MTJ Brand Pakistan, Here Is The Philosophy Behind it.

Our blog is covering the news related to MTJ Brand Pakistan for quite a time. Here is the philosophy behind MTJ...

MTJ Brand- Basic info you need to know about MTJ Brand.

All you need to know about MTJ Brand and the whole story connected to this brand. The online store of the brand and the website of MTJ Brand.
- Advertisement -spot_imgspot_img

Start Earning On Amazon For Free! No Rush, No Fuss.

We have initiated a program on our blog where anyone can register and start blogging after a very simple...

Best Ways to Secure Your Home Network

Since the past decade or so, a home internet connection has become almost a necessity. This became particularly apparent...

Must read

Social Media Marketing – In Conversation With a Journalist

Social media provides their users a platform where they can connect and share. Billion of people in this world are social media users. This number is increasing day by day. Engagement of people on these platforms have raised the importance of everything to be there online. This is part of social media marketing process.

India vs Pakistan

Don't allow hate-speech and ethnophobia to prevail.

Advertising on Social Media – Using Youngsters as Advertisers

FRONTLINE, an American TV Series was founded by David...
- Advertisement -spot_imgspot_imgspot_imgspot_img

You might also likeRELATED
Recommended to you

Looks like you have blocked notifications!