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Here's How Garlic Is Beneficial For Your Heart Health; Know Ways To Add It To Your Diet

Garlic health benefits: These tiny cloves can offer you some amazing health benefits. Garlic is also beneficial for your heart health. Read here to know how and different ways to use garlic.

Heres How Garlic Is Beneficial For Your Heart Health; Know Ways To Add It To Your Diet

Garlic is loaded with anti-bacterial properties

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  1. Garlic contain anti-bacterial properties
  2. You can boost your heart health with garlic
  3. Garlic helps control cholesterol levels

Garlic adds a strong flavour to your different recipes. Not just taste, garlic can offer some amazing health benefits too. Garlic is present in almost every Indian kitchen. These small cloves are loaded with properties beneficial for your overall health. Garlic helps boost immunity and promotes digestion. It also contains anti-bacterial properties. You can add garlic to your diet in several ways. It can be added to food during preparation. You can also use a small amount of finely chopped garlic as a topping. Many don't know that garlic is beneficial for heart health too. It helps in controlling various risk factors contributing to heart disease. Read here to understand different ways garlic can help control the risk of heart disease.

Garlic for heart health: Here's how it is beneficial


Garlic is beneficial for your heart health by controlling various risk factors that can lead to heart disease.

1. It helps in controlling blood pressure

According to a study published in the Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry, garlic extract can help control blood pressure. Uncontrolled high blood pressure leads to heart disease, therefore it is necessary to follow right measures to fight hypertension.

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Garlic may help control blood pressure
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2. Help control cholesterol levels

Bad cholesterol deposits in the arteries which can reduce the flow of blood and put more stress on your heart. Studies also suggest that garlic can help in controlling cholesterol levels. You should also exercise regularly to control cholesterol.

Also read: 6 Diet Tips You Must Follow For A Healthy Heart

How to add garlic to your diet

As mentioned earlier you can add garlic to different foods or as a topping. Raw garlic can also be consumed as first thing in the morning with a tall glass of water. Garlic can also be added to soups. Garlic tea is another healthy option to choose from.


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