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Congestion-Clearing Garlic and Lime Soup

Congestion-Clearing Garlic and Lime Soup
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Congestion-Clearing Garlic and Lime Soup

The superfood that kills congestion most effectively is garlic. Stover points to the allicin found in garlic as the basis for its antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. Healthcare advocate Michelle Katz suggests pairing garlic with lime or other citrus fruit to help clear congestion.

 

 

Notes

Recipe courtesy of Michelle Katz.

Ingredients

  • 3 limes
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • Salt and black pepper to taste

Directions

Let ingredients steep in a bowl of hot water. Drink broth.

Nutritional Facts
Servings1
Calories Per Serving70
Total Fat0.5g0.7%
Sugar3gN/A
Protein2g4%
Carbs24g8%
Vitamin A4µgN/A
Vitamin B60.2mg8.1%
Vitamin C60mg100%
Vitamin E0.5mg2.3%
Vitamin K2µg3%
Calcium80mg8%
Fiber6g24%
Folate (food)16µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)16µg4%
Iron1mg8%
Magnesium15mg4%
Niacin (B3)0.5mg2.3%
Phosphorus46mg7%
Polyunsaturated0.1gN/A
Potassium237mg7%
Sodium483mg20%
Zinc0.3mg2%