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Never Throw Away Sprouted Garlic; It Has Amazing Health Benefits!

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Most of us may already be aware of the health benefits of garlic by now, right? Well, did you know that sprouted garlic can also be extremely healthy for the human body?

Normally, we try to consume sprouted grains like beans and grams, on a regular basis, as we know that sprouted grains can be extremely healthy for us.

However, when it comes to certain fruits and vegetables, the moment we see that they are growing sprouts, we tend to not use them to prepare our dishes.

A new research study has found that sprouted vegetables come with a high amount of nutrients that are beneficial for our health.

Vegetables sprout when the seeds inside them are ready to grow into a plant. So, in order to enable the plant to grow well, there are certain enzymes released inside the seed and they are loaded with nutrients; hence, sprouted foods are very healthy!

So, here are a few health benefits of sprouted garlic; have a look!


1. Improves Heart Health

There are certain powerful antioxidants present in sprouted garlic that can boost the healthy flow of blood to the heart, thus boosting your heart health.


2. Prevents Cancer

Due to the presence of antioxidants and phytonutrients present in sprouted garlic, consuming them on a regular basis can prevent the growth of cancerous cells in your body.


3. Slows Down Cell Ageing

Again, due to the presence of powerful antioxidants in it, sprouted garlic has the ability to prevent premature ageing of cells and keep your skin wrinkle-free!


4. Prevents Strokes

Sprouted garlic contains a substance known as anjoene, which prevents the formation of blood clots in the body, thus preventing strokes.


5. Boosts Immunity

By adding sprouted garlic to your diet on a regular basis, your immune system will be strengthened, as it nourishes every cell of the body, in order to prevent diseases and infections.


6. Reduces Blood Pressure

As sprouted garlic has the ability to reduce the pressure at which your blood flows, by dilating the blood vessels, it can treat conditions like hypertension.


7. Prevents Dementia

The compound known as allicin present in sprouted garlic has the ability to rejuvenate your brain cells, preventing disorders like dementia and Alzheimer's.

Read more about: garlic, blood pressure, cancer
Story first published: Thursday, December 22, 2016, 19:30 [IST]
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