As it turns out, the same compounds that make you cry may also keep you healthy.
If you're a garlic lover (or hater) --these two basic guidelines might help: chopping garlic heightens the flavor and smell, while cooking mellows it.
Why don't tooth-brushing and mouthwash really help? Why makes garlic so persistently stinky?
The legend of the vampire, Dracula, may have had its basis in a very real disease known as Hereditary Porphyria.
Everyone knows that garlic is good for you. It lowers cholesterol, prevents cancer and heart disease, and even makes mosquito bites stop itching...right?
Garlic-lovers, and the unfortunate people who love them, are well aware of the reeking breath that’s caused by the tiniest bit of garlic. So why don’t products like toothpaste and mouthwash help lessen the stench? What makes garlic so persistently stinky?