7 Ways to Eat Garlic If You Have High Cholesterol Or Diabetes

Raw garlic on an empty stomach: Raw garlic on an empty stomach lowers cholesterol and supports heart health due to allicin.

Garlic tea: Make mild garlic tea: Crush garlic in water, boil, add cinnamon, let infuse. Add honey and lemon juice.

Garlic and honey: Mix chopped garlic with honey for a quick remedy. Chew a small spoonful or combine 10 cloves with 5 tablespoons of honey. Helps with acid reflux symptoms when consumed on an empty stomach.

Roasted garlic: Roasting garlic enhances its sweet flavor and preserves health benefits. Cut, drizzle with oil, wrap in foil, and bake at 200°C for 30-35 mins. Peel and use in bread or sauces after cooling.

Chopped garlic: Mix minced or ground garlic into dishes like vegetables, curries, soups, and stir-fries for a flavorful touch. For maximum health benefits, add raw minced garlic to cooked meals just before serving.

Garlic oil: Make garlic oil by simmering crushed garlic in 1 cup of cooking oil for 10 minutes. Filter out garlic pieces and store the oil in the fridge for up to two weeks. Use in cooking, as a salad dressing, or as a drizzle on vegetables or toast.

Garlic Stew: Wash and cube 1 chicken breast. In a pressure cooker, add 1 tsp butter, minced garlic, onion, peppercorns, parsley. Add chicken, garlic, ginger, water. Pressure cook 3-4 whistles. Serve hot with coriander.