Garlic Nutrition Label

Garlic Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 100.00g
% Daily Value*
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Energy 108kcal (453 kj)
23%
Carbohydrates 16.30g
7%
Sugars 1.60g
Starch 14.70g
Sucrose 0.60g
Maltose 0.00g
Fructose 0.60g
Galactose -
Glucose 0.40g
Protein 7.90g
6%
Fat 0.60g
1%
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated 0.25g
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated cis 0.01g
Fatty acids, total saturated 0.09g
Cholesterol (gc) 2.10mg
Sterols 9.30mg
Iron 1.50mg
8%
Vitamin d 0.00ug
0%
Calcium 18.00mg
2%
Chromium 0.00ug
0%
Sodium 0.00mg
0%
Iodine 2.70ug
2%
Copper 0.00mg
0%
Salt 0.00mg
0%
Selenium 2.00ug
4%
Vitamin e alphatocopherol 0.08mg
1%
Zinc 0.90mg
11%
Vitamin c (ascorbic acid) 17.00mg
23%
Vitamin b-12 (cobalamin) 0.00ug
0%
Vitamin a retinol activity equivalents 0.42ug
0%
Thiamin (vitamin b1) 0.13mg
12%
Riboflavine (vitamin b2) 0.03mg
3%
Vitamin b6 pyridoxine (hydrochloride) 1.24mg
95%
Manganese 0.50mg
28%
Magnesium 8.00mg
3%
Potassium 620.00mg
27%
Fluoride (fluerine) 0.00mg
0%
Phosphorus 153.00mg
22%
Vitamin k 1.70ug
2%
Fibre, total 2.10g
1%
Fibre, dietary -
0%
Niacin equivalents, total 2.20mg
16%
Molybdenum 0.00mg
0%
Folate 4.00ug
1%
Alcohol 0.00g
0%
Polyols 0.00g
0%
Water 71.60g
2%

*The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet.

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Common Questions about Garlic

What is GARLIC?

Garlic is a plant from the Allium (onion) family. It is closely related to onions, shallots, and leeks. The bulb is made up of smaller segments called cloves, and it is used for its distinct flavor in various culinary dishes. Garlic is also believed to have some health benefits, such as boosting the immune system and reducing the risk of certain chronic diseases.

What are the health benefits of garlic?

Garlic has numerous health benefits. It is known for its potential to help lower cholesterol levels, reduce high blood pressure, and improve heart health. Additionally, garlic contains compounds that have antibacterial and antiviral properties, and it may also support the immune system and help reduce the risk of certain types of cancer.

What are the health risks of garlic?

While garlic is generally safe for most people when consumed in moderate amounts, it may cause side effects such as bad breath, body odor, heartburn, and upset stomach in some individuals. Additionally, large quantities of garlic supplements may increase the risk of bleeding, particularly for those taking blood-thinning medications, and it may also interact with certain medications. Individuals with garlic allergies should avoid consuming it, as it can cause symptoms such as skin irritation, difficulty breathing, and other allergic reactions.

How much garlic should I eat per day?

The recommended amount of garlic to consume per day is one to two cloves, which is roughly equivalent to 4 grams. Consuming more than this amount may lead to potential side effects, so it's best to enjoy garlic in moderation as part of a balanced diet.

Are there people who are allergic to garlic?

Yes, some individuals may be allergic to garlic. Garlic allergies are not as common as other food allergies, but they can still occur. Symptoms of a garlic allergy may include skin rashes, stomach pain, or difficulty breathing. If you suspect you have a garlic allergy, it's important to consult with a healthcare professional for proper diagnosis and guidance.

Garlic Calorie Breakdown

The ratio of macro elements (protein, fat, carbs) in Garlic

Fat 5%
Carbohydrates 64%
Protein 31%

Protein Amino Acids Profile

The ratio of amino acids in Garlic. See full profile

Cystine 1%
Tryptophan 2%
Methionine 2%
Tyrosine 2%
Proline 2%
Histidine 3%
Alanine 3%
Threonine 4%
Phenylalanine 4%
Serine 4%
Glycine 5%
Isoleucine 5%
Lysine 6%
Valine 7%
Leucine 7%
Aspartic acid 11%
Arginine 14%
Glutamic acid 18%

Component Breakdown for Garlic

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Data for Amino Acids is mapped from an external database. Use with caution only for informational purposes. Source: USDA

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