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Eau de garlic!

This small yet mighty plant is powerful in taste and aroma, and it delivers potent health benefits, too, writes Nutrition Editor Eve Kalinik

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Some people might avoid garlic for its obvious and not-so-pleasant effect on the breath, but what is it that makes garlic such a major player when it comes to our health? Its potent smell is largely due to the release of a pungent sulphur compound called allicin, that is found in the cloves of the garlic plant. Garlic’s distinct flavour and scent, as well as its biological benefits, are freed when the cloves are crushed, or indeed chewed.

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About Psychologies

This month, we’re urging you to ‘trust yourself’. Wonderful words but, not especially easy to put into practice. That’s why we’ve dedicated 18 pages in our dossier to discovering how to do exactly that – exploring everything from to how to turn up the volume of our inner wise woman, to looking at the latest research on making the best decisions. And it’s not what you think. Be inspired and get ready to move forward. Plus, how to reinvent your career and 10 of the best budget boltholes.