Careful, your love for garlic can cause these serious health problems
New Delhi : Do you love to eat garlic almost daily? Meaning, is garlic the most common ingredient? If so, then you must know that eating too much garlic can cause serious health problems. This very vegetable enhance the flavour of food and also used as medicine for treating various health issues. But, experts say that consuming too much raw garlic can have life-threatening side effects on the body. Read to know more.
Too much garlic can upset your liver:
The liver is a vital organ of our body as it performs various functions like blood purification, fat metabolism, protein metabolism and removing ammonia from our body. According to several studies, it is found that garlic is loaded with a compound called allicin, which can cause liver toxicity if taken in large quantities.
Garlic taken in empty stomach can cause diarrhea
Consuming garlic on an empty stomach can cause diarrhea. Garlic has gas-forming compounds like sulfur that plays an important role in triggering diarrhea.
Fresh garlic intake leads to nausea, vomiting and heartburn
According to a report published by the National Cancer Institute of U.S, consuming fresh garlic on an empty stomach could lead to heartburn, nausea and vomiting. As per a report published by the Harvard Medical School, garlic contains certain compounds that can cause GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease).
Eating too much garlic cause bad body odour
Garlic can lead to bad breath, if consumed in excess. The main reason for the cause of bad breath is the sulphur compound present in it.