“Let food be thy medicine, and medicine be thy food.” - Hippocrates
Garlic is the edible bulb from a plant in the lily family.
Garlic is a plant in the Allium (onion) family. It is closely related to onions, shallots and leeks. It grows in many parts of the world and is a popular ingredient in cooking due to its strong smell and delicious taste.
The entire “head” is called a garlic bulb, while each segment is called a clove. There are about 10-20 cloves in a single bulb, give or take.
Garlic Is Highly Nutritious And Has Very Few Calories
A 1 ounce (28 grams) serving of garlic contains:
Manganese: 23% of the Recommended Dietary Allowance.
Vitamin B6: 17% of the Recommended Dietary Allowance.
Vitamin C: 15% of the Recommended Dietary Allowance.
Selenium: 6% of the Recommended Dietary Allowance.
Fiber: 1 gram.
Decent amounts of calcium, copper, potassium, phosphorus, iron and vitamin B1.
Garlic also contains trace amounts of various other nutrients. In fact, it contains a little bit of almost everything we need. This is coming with 42 calories, with 1.8 grams of protein and 9 grams of carbs.
Garlic is low in calories and very rich in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6 and Manganese. It also contains trace amounts of various other nutrients.
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