Garlic is a food in the "Vegetables" category and it is high in carbohydrates. It is a food with a moderate energy density: 100g provide about 7% of the recommended daily energy intake. Garlic as a high content of , which is why its daily consumption should be limited. Garlic is rich in vitamins. The most present mineral is Selenium (Se) and in 100g it contains enough Selenium (Se) to provide 17% of the daily requirement. The most common vitamin is Ascorbic acid (C) and in 100g it contains enough Ascorbic acid (C) to provide 11% of the daily requirement.
Glycemic Index: 30/100 (low)
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|Selenium (Se)||0.0098 mg||18%|
|Ascorbic acid (C)||10 mg||11%|
This graph shows the relative percentage of each macronutrient in relation to the one most present. Garlic is high in carbohydrates.
This graph shows the percentage of each vitamin in relation to the one most present. The most abundant vitamin is Ascorbic Acid (C). Ascorbic Acid (C) is a water soluble vitamin. This means that it is easily absorbed by the body and any excess is removed. Ascorbic Acid (C) is important for the synthesis of certain proteins and neurotransmitters. It helps to heal wounds and it's a natural antioxidant.
This graph shows the amount of each vitamin (green area) in relation to the recommended daily intake (gray line).
This graph shows the percentage of each mineral in relation to the one most present. The most abundant mineral is Selenium (Se). Selenium (Se) is labeled as micromineral (trace mineral) because the body needs it in very small amount. Selenium (Se) is an antioxidant.
This graph shows the amount of each mineral (green area) in relation to the recommended daily intake (gray line).