Why some people do not like to eat garlic, onions, etc ..,?

By sri
@gamyam (572)
Hyderabad, India
November 21, 2015 2:37am CST
Some people do not like to eat garlic, but garlic has a lot of good properties. It is a powerful anti-parasitic natural medicine. It is a natural anticoagulant.
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• Dayton, Ohio
21 Nov 15
Some people do not eat onions and garlic in fear that it will make their breath stink. It is better to move past that because unions and garlic are good for you. I know for a fact that they help the immune system quite a bit.
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@Bluedoll (17069)
• Canada
21 Nov 15
It is difficult sometimes for garlic eaters to understand because they do not detect the odor. I like onion but not too often, garlic in moderation. With heavy use it can stay in your system for a long time. That is good for heath but strong in odor too.
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@dpk262006 (56170)
• Delhi, India
22 Nov 15
@BethieAnnie - Your point about breath seems alright, however, it could not be the main reason for not consuming onion by some people.
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@dorianna (512)
• United States
23 Nov 15
@Bluedoll you can eat parsley to counteract the odor and parsley is also good for you.
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@dorianna (512)
• United States
23 Nov 15
I love both and eat them in large quantity. I put garlic in nearly everything I cook. I also use garlic medicinally. It is not only anti-parasitic and anti-coagulant, it is a natural diuretic and antibiotic with no side effects. Both onion and garlic heal colds and keeps your immune system healthy. As well as eating garlic, it can be applied externally to infections and will heal the infection quickly. As for the odor, oh yes, garlic builds up an odor. Eating parsley helps to counteract the odor, also eating an apple daily will do the trick. Odor or not, I will never give up my garlic and onions. I have never repelled anyone yet..lol
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• India
23 Nov 15
this two thing is most important in vegetable because without it i not get test of any subji,i feel that if they are not in cook then food is testless and you cant enjoy eating and its also good for health and keep blood thin.
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@dorianna (512)
• United States
23 Nov 15
@birjudanak yes, and regulates blood pressure..Love my garlic & onions
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• India
23 Nov 15
@dorianna i lalso love it to much you know if you have microwave then put garlic inside for 2 mins and its hotness gone and you can eat it very easily because its test like potato and not hot.
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@dpk262006 (56170)
• Delhi, India
22 Nov 15
Garlic is a good source of mineral and vitamins. However, some people feel allergic to the smell of Garlic and/or onion and some are of the view it is against their religion/sect to consume garlic and onion. After all it is their choice, what they want to eat or not to eat, despite knowing about benefits.
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@else34 (13610)
• New Delhi, India
22 Nov 15
@dpk262006,Garlic not only nutritrous,but tasty too.
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@else34 (13610)
• New Delhi, India
21 Nov 15
@gamyam,Because garlic and onion are said to be 'Tamasic.'That means these things can generate evil tendencies in your mind.
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• India
21 Nov 15
Any proof?
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@else34 (13610)
• New Delhi, India
21 Nov 15
@the_thinker I have read it in an article on Ayurveda.
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@else34 (13610)
• New Delhi, India
22 Nov 15
@the_thinker I don't know.I told what I had read.I have a very little knowledge of Ayurveda.But yes,I know the story of Samudra Manthan,Rahu and Lord Vishnu.We in our family eat both garlic and onion.
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@hema7213 (3521)
• India
21 Nov 15
i don't know why those people don't eat garlic and onion but i can't imagine any indian meal without them....
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@boiboing (12465)
• Northampton, England
21 Nov 15
I ate twice in Jain restaurants last time I was in Mumbai. The food was fabulous and it had neither garlic nor onion. I was pretty surprised how good it was.
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• India
21 Nov 15
@boiboing Jainism does not support onion / garlic still have a good food by taste. Frankly speaking, I am a fan of onion, garlic and ginger as well. I need at least one of the 3 daily. :-D
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@boiboing (12465)
• Northampton, England
21 Nov 15
Two reasons I know of not to eat. Many people are allergic to onions and garlic (I have several colleagues with that problem) and for religious reasons (Jains don't eat them lest insects get killed)
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• India
21 Nov 15
@gamyam - Onions and garlics contain many medicines. They help us fighting the dangerous diseases. But still not liked 1. Odour not pleasant 2. Religious problem 3. Ignorance about the its benefits. 4. Personal likes and dislikes
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• India
22 Nov 15
I think it entirely depends on the person taste and preference and it varies from each individuals and we cannot segregate them at once
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• United States
7 Jan 16
I remember a family back in the 70ties that always had garlic breath when they came to church. I wondered what they could have eaten for breakfast that would taste good with garlic.
• Abuja, Nigeria
24 Nov 15
One good thing about garlic and onion is that they are both very nutritious and has very few calories which is very good for fat burning and it very rich in vitamin c,vitamin b6 and manganese.eating garlic or onions a day is highly recommended