Are you a garlic lover?
The allicin responsible for garlic’s pungent smell and flavor is also what contributes to its many health benefits: reducing blood pressure, increasing good blood cholesterol (HDL), boosting immune functions and more. In addition, garlic is rich in the antioxidant quercetin and vitamins A and C.
The stinking rose, as it was called by the Romans, has been cultivated by man for millennia. The good folks at howgrow.org have created a video with a little more information on garlic from field to fork. It was filmed in the garlic capital of America – Gilroy, California. Enjoy: