Is Garlic Bread Good For Children?
Children have new irritability every time they are asked for food or any eatables. And snacks, it is actually a pain-in-the-neck situation for momma to entertain the kids with a new and healthy snacks everyday and generally, wonder their child’s health with the spicy and tasty snacks.
Garlic bread is amongst them. Children just love the taste of it but mommas always think is garlic bread good for children? Is not it affecting their health? And so on…
What garlic bread has the biggest advantage of being healthy is the presence of garlic in it. Garlic contains numerous compounds that boost up our health. It makes our immune system strong. It has compounds that are able of fighting several diseases in our body. Garlic has the capacity to prevent almost all the big diseases in human body such as heart disease, some types of cancer, diabetes, and many others.
Your grandmother must have given you dipping up garlic in honey to eat up when you felt cold and flu. It warms up your body to fight against the cold. Garlic contains high levels of iodine which makes it a very effective treatment for hyperthyroid conditions. It even treats cholesterol level in our body. But taking it more than the need can create trouble as well.
One of its drawbacks is overeating of garlic can result in really bad smell from your sweat. But at the end of the debate, garlic is benefiting more than harming.
At the same time, the trouble creator is the white bread in the garlic bread and the butter as well. If you have a habit of regular bread and butter then you might gain weight and you may even have the problem of cholesterol in your body.
Though, bread contains many vitamins, fiber, minerals etc., it has the ailment of giving diseases like high blood sugar, constipation, bad cholesterol etc. And so is the butter, the bank to a number of health problems. Avoiding white bread, it can be substituted with brown bread and to butter, olive oil would make some difference.
Huh..! It’s not that one should stop eating garlic bread, you must have it, and after all it is tasty! But try making it healthier by avoiding the unhealthy contents. You can have it twice a week and even thrice is considerable as well. But to a healthy note, follow it with some kind of physical exercises so that if you have exceeded the limit sometimes, your body is prepared to tackle it.
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