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Did you Know this About Garlic?

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  • April 19th of every year is national garlic day.
  • Garlic is actually considered both a vegetable and an herb.
  • Garlic has been used medicinally for thousands of years since ancient Greek and Roman times.
  • Garlic is believed to ward off heart disease, cancer, colds, and flu. The consumption of garlic lowers blood cholesterol levels. and reduces the buildup of plaque in the arteries.
  • Garlic is said to fight off evil spirits and keep vampires away.
  • The smell of garlic can be removed by running your hands under cold water while rubbing a stainless steel object.
  • Garlic is a member of the onion family which also includes leeks and shallots.
  • The majority of garlic (90%) grown in the United States comes from California.
  • Egyptian slaves built the pyramids on a diet of garlic, bread, and water.
  • In medieval times, garlic was regarded as an antidote to drunkenness and overeating.
  • There are over 300 varieties of garlic grown all over the world.