It is a member of the allium family that also includes onions, chives, shallots, spring onions and leeks. The most common varieties of garlic contain 10 cloves (or segments) with white skin.
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Garlic contains useful minerals such as phosphorus, potassium, magnesium, zinc, calcium, and iron, as well as trace minerals like iodine, sulfur, and chlorine. It is a rich source of vitamins like folate, thiamine, niacin, and vitamin C, A, K, and B6. The herb is very low in calories, saturated fats, and sodium.
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