Garlic contains more than 400 components that have a beneficial effect on the human body. These components help prevent and cope with a large number of diseases.
It is good to eat garlic, as it contains a large number of minerals and vitamins.
Selenium, zinc, phosphorus, manganese, iron, and copper are just a few of the useful minerals found in its composition. The most pronounced content of phosphorus and selenium.
Selenium affects the regenerative and metabolic processes of the body. Thanks to its effect, the skin is restored faster, hair and nails grow. This substance also helps to remove heavy toxins from the body.
The leaves of the plant contain more useful vitamins and minerals than the head itself. They are especially rich in ascorbic acid.
Without enough phosphorus, a person cannot boast of good teeth or strong bones.
Phosphorus affects the improvement of mental activity, the normalization of the heart muscle, nervous system. Without it, the correct metabolism will not be ensured.
The vitamin composition of the vegetable is also very rich: A, E, C, vitamin K, B vitamins except for B 12 and thiamine, folate, niacin, riboflavin.
In no other vegetable is it possible to find such a valuable substance as thiamine (vitamin B1). It protects the brain from aging, maintains a good memory, vitality, and perfectly affects the functioning of the immune and nervous systems of the body.
This herbaceous vegetable is fiber and fat-free. A small head has only 15 calories, 2 grams of vegetable protein, sodium and 3 grams of carbohydrates.