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Discover amazing facts about garlic – the world's superfood!

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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Do you like garlic? Tell us in the comments!

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What are your thoughts on this subject?
37 Comments
Richard Perkins
Hate raw garlic, but I cook with it a lot.
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Sep 23, 2021 10:14AM
Irina Tarhova
Wonderful! Thank you! I love garlic.
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Apr 10, 2019 1:59AM
Satish Chandran
Some hindu groups dont eat garlic
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Mar 27, 2019 6:29PM
Irma Rivera
Thank you for the information!!! Garlic is also good for hair and nail growth!
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Mar 24, 2019 10:49PM
Humberto Carrasco
VERY INTERESTING INFORMATION
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Mar 6, 2019 4:09PM
Don Storjord
Garlic is a staple in our kitchen
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Feb 15, 2019 11:33PM
Darlene Davidson
My kitchen is never without garlic. It is an important ingredient in so many cuisines.
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Feb 7, 2019 7:23PM
Diane Thompson
It is very healthy, very good for us but we don't eat it because of the smell. We should, however, include it in our food because, when it's properly blended in food, it doesn't smell. As for eating it raw - each to their own. I won't go near anyone who does.
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Jan 23, 2019 4:11AM
Vimala Padmaraj
I KNOW IT KEEPS AWAY DRACULA (JOKING). IN INDIA, MY COUNTRY, IT IS AN EVERYDAY INGREDIENT, TEAMED WITH GINGER. YES IT HAS A LOT OF HEALTH BENEFITS.
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Nov 27, 2018 7:50AM
Maryann Amaro
I love love garlic and grew up in Gilroy during summer months on aunt's house every thing had garlic in it and still does
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Oct 28, 2018 6:54PM
Linda Spreng
I l-o-v-e garlic! Super stuff.
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Oct 26, 2018 6:24PM
John Morrison
I love it I eat it raw magic.
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Aug 30, 2018 5:11PM
Patrick Paul Moxon
Watch it - requires Co2... Hahahahahaha....
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Jun 29, 2018 4:08PM
German Aranguren
Will C Barker, looking cheap weed ? ????
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Jun 19, 2018 5:41PM
Saada M Shadid
Well, then all should go to garlic festival in Gilroy in California.
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Jun 5, 2018 6:05PM

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