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Glean in Some Garlic Goodness With This Quiz!!

The Stinking Rose!!
Priyanka Wadhwani Jun 23, 2021
Used almost everyday in our daily kitchens, this super food has tremendous benefits to our health. This flavorsome herb is revered all around the world. How skilled are you to answer few questions about it?
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Garlic is a member of the allium family. It is an ancient bulbous vegetable. Garlic grows from individual cloves broken off from a whole bulb.
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Onions, garlic, chives, and leeks are in the Allium family, and are poisonous to both dogs and cats. In fact, garlic is considered to be about five times as toxic as onions for cats and dogs.
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Though, garlic is used as a common seasoning worldwide, it is native to Central Asia and Northeastern Iran.
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Garlic contains alliin, ajoene, S-allylcysteine, diallylsulfide, and dithiin. While chewing or chopping, these compounds are released and broken down by enzymes and as a result the sulfuric smell and taste can be perceived.
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Allicin helps to kill the bacteria causing acne. It also helps to reduce swelling and inflammation, and improve blood circulation. These beneficial effects allow the skin to receive more nutrients.
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Garlic production in China is significant to the worldwide garlic industry, as China provides 80% of the total world production and is the leading exporter.

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The garlic we find most often in supermarkets is white-skinned American garlic. Italian and Mexican garlic is purple and its flavour is a little milder.
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As for other bulbs, fall is the best time for planting garlic, 4 to 6 weeks before ground freezing. It should be harvested when the lower part of the plant has turned brown but there are still lots of green leaves.
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Garlic has positive effects on heart health by preventing cell damage, regulating cholesterol and lowering blood pressure and it also lowers the risk of colorectal cancer.
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Garlic also contains Vitamin C, B1, B2, B3, B5, and minerals like manganese, phosphorus, iron, calcium, zinc, potassium, magnesium and selenium. Raw garlic has more vitamins than processed garlic.
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Garlic has been used reasonably successfully in AIDS patients to treat Cryptosporidium in an uncontrolled study in China.

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The irresistible power of garlic needs no explanation. Have you lately experienced its strong and pungent aromatic flavor? If not grab my favorite garlic bread now!! But before that, check your scores..