Raw Garlic : The Hidden Truth

By Refadoc, Posted on : Saturday, 29 November 2014 - 7:10 pm IST

Raw Garlic: The Hidden Truth

Raw Garlic has been known to prevent blood clots and keeping the blood pressure down. However, most recipes require the garlic to be cooked and then used for an enhanced flavor. Recently, scientists had decided to look into the health benefits of both raw as well as cooked garlic. They went on to heat the herb in different ways and came to the conclusion that when garlic is baked or boiled for up to three minutes, it is just as healthy as the raw one.

Crushed Garlic has proved to be even healthier, as it retains some of the benefits when cooked up to six minutes. Crushing leads to the release of more healthy thiosulfinates. Microwaving Garlic has been proved to be purely bad. Upon a few minutes of microwaving Garlic, the anti clotting effects were shown to be neutralized. Lightly sautéed garlic also maintains its heart healthy benefits.

So, the next time you are making a garlicky dish, make sure that you add the garlic near the end of the cooking, and crush it in order to retain the taste and the benefit of the herb. 

Add Comment
Add Comment

Login to Add Comment

Email
Password
Comment as Guest
Tricks to Hit the Sack Sooner

Hit the Sack! Have you been battling Insomnia lately? Are you encountering trouble falling asleep? There are many people who suffer from Insomnia all over the world and there are differen

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) - Overview Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) has emerged to be one of the most common hormone disorders in women all over the world. The name of the diseas

Foods to Dig When You're Diabetic

Diabetes is known to be a disease which hampers our chances to choose from a variety of food items. People suffering from Diabetes often complain of the narrow choices that they have while choosing

Broccoli

Broccoli Broccoli – the vegetable which is not only loaded with all the essential nutrients but is also known widely because of its therapeutic properties. Broccoli c

How to get rid of bad breath - Expert Doctors tell you the way out - Refadoc

How to get rid of bad breath - Expert Doctors tell you the way out - Refadoc

Bad Breath is considered the single most putting off factor for p...
Triple X Syndrome

Triple X Syndrome

Triple X Syndrome – Basic Overview Triple X Syndrome results from an abnormality ...
Lady's Finger : Major Health Benefits

Lady's Finger : Major Health Benefits

Okra is quite a well known mucilaginous vegetable in Asia and other parts of the world. The ...
Surprising Health Benefits of Balsamic Vinegar

Surprising Health Benefits of Balsamic Vinegar

Balsamic Vinegar was used for the first time in Italy and is known all over the world due to it&r...
Scientific Benefits of Blueberries for Skin, Health and Weight Loss

Scientific Benefits of Blueberries for Skin, Health and Weight Loss

Blueberries may be small in size but this fruit offers you immense health benefits which range fr...
Benefits of eating Watermelons during Pregnancy

Benefits of eating Watermelons during Pregnancy

Eat fruits regularly – this is one of the most common advise that pregnant women come acros...
12 Incredible Health Benefits of Wasabi

12 Incredible Health Benefits of Wasabi

Wasabi is a well known pungent root vegetable which is known to add a spicy flavor to sushi. It i...
10 Remarkable Benefits of Chlorophyll

10 Remarkable Benefits of Chlorophyll

There might be a lot of hype when it comes to the healthy benefits of green vegetables, which hav...
13 Wonderful Health Benefits of Mushrooms

13 Wonderful Health Benefits of Mushrooms

Different kinds of Mushrooms are available in the marketplace for us to savor on! They range from...
Eating rice won't make you fat

Eating rice won't make you fat

Before assessing whether eating rice leads to weight gain, let us try to understand why do we gai...
13 Incredible Benefits of Orange Juice for Radiant Skin & Health

13 Incredible Benefits of Orange Juice for Radiant Skin & Health

Orange Juice is made from unfermented and fresh oranges, providing a variety of health benefits. ...
Headaches and Migraines

Headaches and Migraines

Keeping Migraines at Bay Simply Some everyday habits can be incorporated into your ever...