Garlic appears to be a miracle food. It contains the compound allicin which has anti-bacterial effects and helps reduce unhealthy fats and cholesterol. A range of research studies confirm these cholesterol reducing properties.
Garlic also contains an antioxidant that reduces blood clotting as well as other chemicals which help against cancer. Garlic is best eaten raw or baked whole in the oven. If frying garlic do not allow to go brown.
Calories in Garlic:
1 clove = 3 calories