There are several kinds of garlic: white, purple and Japanese, among others.
They are known in that they are tight and firm textured to the touch. That are not soft, or filled with dry layers, as this is the characteristic of the old garlic. When you go to buy the product in the supermarket, we recommend:
- Observe that the display site is clean and adequately refrigerated.
- Choose the products, preferably in this order: vegetables, fruits, eggs, cheeses and dairy in general, after the products of pantry, but before the meats, poultry, fish and shellfish.
- When you reach your destination refrigerate, so that the “cold chain” of the same is not interrupted.
To marinate meats, stews and condiments in general.
The garlic can be kept at room temperature, uncovered in a dry and cool place, or refrigerated in an uncapped container. It can last 4 months or more. Frozen, until they are consummated. They can also be processed or liquefied with vegetable oil and salt. Refrigerate or freeze. Its duration also depends on the freshness at the time of your purchase.
Temp. Environment or refrigerate.
1 month or more. 2-4 months, depending on the case.
As long as they do not clog, they last very long, either at room temperature (cold weather) or refrigerated.
Nutrients and properties:
Garlic, contains a lot of water and low calories. It also contains flavonoids that help in the reduction of cardiac conditions and are anticancer and anti-inflammatory. -Flavonoids are also antioxidants. Reason why the consumption of garlic or onions in general, is recommended for people with high blood pressure and high cholesterol. Vitamins. Contains folic acid. Vitamin C (antioxidant), vitamin B6 (metabolic functions),-garlic also contains thiamine, vitamin associated with the proper functioning of the vision and liver and the health of the skin. -Minerals: Phosphorus and magnesium (carbohydrate metabolism). Potassium, which helps the good functioning of the heart.
Garlic is a vegetable that has longer “lifespan”. Check them, so they can be consumed in time.