Discover amazing facts about garlic – the world's superfood! 6/3/2016 • Gloria Vargas
How much do you know about garlic except that it adds zest to your meals? We bet you aren’t aware of all the interesting things about it that we are going to share!
Garlic or Allium Sativum belongs to the family of Alliaceae together with another popular crop – onion.
Since the very ancient times garlic has been used not only as food. For example, ancient Greek physician Hippocrates often used it as an effective medicine for various illnesses and was actually right. Modern science has proven that this plant possesses a great deal of nutrients, vitamins and other substances that are capable of preventing and fighting various disorders such as heart trouble, atherosclerosis and even cancer. Allicin contained in garlic is also a powerful virus and bacteria inactivating agent.
Watch this cool video by “How does it grow” team to find out more exciting facts on the world’s superfood!
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