Garlic’s health benefits are so many, including fighting cancer and lowering cholesterol, but many people forget its benefits because of the garlic breath. But what’s behind garlic that makes it so offensive? Here are 5 ways of getting rid of garlic breath instantly and effectively. Don’t let garlic breath ruin a first impression!
Garlic smells so good when it is sizzling in a pan of hot olive oil or simmering in a homemade pasta sauce. But on your breath? Not so much. Luckily, EatingWellrecently shared a list of six common foods that fight the stinky compounds leading to garlic breath.
Polyphenols seem to be the key to effectively warding off garlic odor. These compounds act like antioxidants, breaking down the pungent sulfides that give garlic its pungent smell. (Don’t hate sulfides too much; they are also the reason for many of garlic’s health benefits.)