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G is for Garlic + Alkaline Recipes to Try

This is the seventh installment of our alkaline foods series where we feature a food from A-Z, sharing the benefits of the food along with suggested recipes to try!

G is for Garlic

Garlic contains protein, potassium, vitamins  A, B, B2 and C, calcium, zinc, germanium and much more.

Garlic promotes health in many ways including:

  • Protective effect against cancer
  • Natural antibiotic/anti-fungal effective against toxic bacteria, viruses, and fungus
  • Antioxidant which fights free radicals
  • Lowers cholesterol
  • Helps maintain healthy blood circulation
  • Helps regulate blood pressure
  • Anti-inflammatory properties
  • Helps strengthen your body’s defenses against allergies
  • Helps loosen plaque from the artery walls
  • Helps regulate blood  sugar levels
  • Kills and expels parasites

Garlic recipes to try:

Other alkaline foods that start with G:

  • Grasses (all)
  • Green drinks
  • Green beans
  • Gluten free breads/wraps
  • Green tea
  • Goat milk

For more alkaline recipes from around the web, visit and follow our Alkaline Diet & Recipes Pinterest board.  Stay tuned for the next installment of our alkaline foods series: H is for Himalayan Sea Salt.

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