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Here Are 2 Best Ways to Eat Garlic in Order to Reap Maximum Benefits

Garlic is a herb that is rich in antioxidants that helps in reducing the oxidative stress, get rid of free radicals from the body and a natural immune booster. It also contains minerals and vitamins which are vital nutrients in the body. When added to the diet it helps to keep the body warm during the cold season.

But what is the best way to use garlic in order to acquire these amazing benefits? Does cooking it affect the nutrient composition? Let's keep reading to find out.

Here are the best ways to use garlic to reap maximum benefits;

1. Raw garlic

It has been found that fresh garlic contains a component called allicin which helps in blood thinning and reduce cholesterol levels.

Thus, the best way to consume garlic is by eating it while raw on an empty stomach as allicin gets diluted during the cooking process. So to retain maximum nutrition, drinking raw garlic in a glass of water is the best remedy to improve heart health and also manage diabetes.

2. Garlicc Tea

Consuming raw garlic can be difficult for some people as it produces a strong smell.

So in order to reap the benefits from garlic, you can spice it up with other natural ingredients.

Here is a simple and easy recipe for garlic tea;

1. Crush 1 garlic cloves and add in 1 cup water.

2. Put in a sufuria and boil the tea for some time. 

3. Once the tea is hot enough, add in ½ teaspoon cinnamon. 

4. Allow the mixture to brew for 2 minutes and turn off the flame. 

5. Pour it in a cup and add 1 teaspoon honey and ½ teaspoon lemon juice.

Alternatively, you can just boil a garlic pod and drink it with a dash of cinnamon.

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