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Fun With Garlic

After my last post on the Amazing Health Benefits Of Garlic, there has been several readers’ requests to share more about garlic usages, remedies and recipes. Firstly, thank you for liking my earlier article, and your appreciation have encouraged me to write this next chapter on having fun while reaping more health benefits from this wonderful plant.

As mentioned in my previous article, garlic is one of the most common food seasoning and condiment globally, and is also a powerful health food which many may have taken for granted.  For maximum health benefits, garlic should be crushed or chopped, and left to sit for several minutes before consuming it raw or cooked. Crushing garlic activates the alliinase enzymes in the garlic’s cells, and the sitting allows these enzymes to convert some of the garlic’s allin into allicin.

Raw is the best form of garlic consumption if you are able to tolerate pungent smell, while cooked or fermented are good alternatives if you absolutely do not wish to eat raw garlic. Here are both Western and Eastern recipes and remedies that are recommended to enjoy your garlic… (more…)


18 Jan 2018