Daily Nutrition Nibble: Getting Well with Garlic

The medicinal use of garlic goes as far back a 1500 BC when the Egyptians used it for a variety of ailments including wounds, tumors, parasites, headaches, and heart disease. Garlic has strong antifungal and antibacterial properties which makes it an important food for helping us stay well. It’s loaded with vitamin C, vitamin B6, manganese, andĀ selenium. It also contains bone-building calcium, energy-producing phosphorus, and sleep-promoting tryptophan.