4 Tips for How to Cook With Garlic (Page 2)

Use Fresh Garlic

1. Use Fresh Garlic, Not Bottled Garlic for the Most Health Benefits of Garlic

Allicin, a healthy compound in garlic, is most potent in fresh cloves. Japanese researchers found that crushed garlic stored in water lost about half its allicin in six days; stored in vegetable oil it lost that much in under three hours.

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