Healthy Spotlight On Garlic & Onions

People use garlic and onions in everything from stews to pastas, helping to add flavor and complexity. What people rarely consider are the health benefits.

Garlic and onions are full of vitamins and nutrients. They are also low calorie additions to any meal. And, they are both – along with shallots, chives and leeks – part of the allium family and help lower cholesterol, blood pressure, risk of cancer and heart disease.

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