Garlic – it’s one of the healthiest foods on the planet! Yes, and we all know that many people around the world use raw garlic as a traditional remedy to control high blood pressure, low blood pressure, high cholesterol, inherited high cholesterol, coronary heart disease, heart attack, reduced blood flow due to narrowed arteries, and atherosclerosis. Many different studies have confirmed that allicin, the active compound found in garlic may use the same mechanism as blood pressure drugs called ACE inhibitors to lower blood pressure. It’s believed that garlic prevents the creation of angiotensin II, a hormone, and helps relax blood vessels. And as we said, garlic is also extremely useful and effective in controlling the LDL cholesterol.
You should also know that eating raw garlic on empty stomach can also treat many stomach problems, including diarrhea. Note: a recent study has confirmed that garlic can also help you with some nerve problems, but only if it’s consumed on empty stomach. Garlic is one of the most effective and most powerful natural agents used in the alternative medicine. Garlic has the ability to cleanse the entire body from the harmful parasites, worms, prevent diabetes, depression, typhus, and even cancer. And many medical experts have confirmed these findings.
Your Garlic is Being Imported from China!
Unfortunately, many people around the world are not aware that the garlic they purchase at the nearest grocery store or receive in their meals in a restaurant may actually originate from China. Well yes, and the most shocking thing about it is the fact that some of the garlic produced in China is toxic.
According to the latest statistics, the experts say that USA imported almost one third of its garlic from China, last year. Quality control has always been a problem of great concern, but the truly bad thing about this imported garlic is the way it is being cultivated. You should also know that there are Chinese producers who use law- forbidden pesticides to boost their products. Among the other toxins, they use phorate and parathion, which can have devastating effects on your health.
Learn How to Protect Yourself
First and the most important thing – you need to learn how to recognize the toxic ones cultivated and China. So, when purchasing garlic next time, note the following things:
- Chinese garlic is lighter and less bulbous than the regular one
- Home-grown garlic is richer in taste than the one produced in China
- Chinese farmers often remove roots and stem to reduce weight and save on shipping. So, if these are not removed, the garlic you want to buy should be safe.
And remember, the safest way to enjoy the benefits of this vegetable is to start growing it on your own, or to buy it from some trusted local farmers. We really hope you find this article helpful and don’t forget to share it with your friends and family. Thank You and take care!