Read this article to know why Hindus do not include Onion and Garlic in their diet!
As per Varna Vyavastha (Caste System in Hinduism), Brahmins are considered the religion experts and they usually work as Priests or Pundits. So it is obvious that to maintain the purity, they should not consume meat, but do you know what refrains them from eating onion and garlic? Brahmins are preachers of Hindu religion and majority of Hindus follow the strict guidelines set by Vedas and preached by Brahmins, so Hindus strictly follow vegetarianism. Brahmins perform pujas and so they are considered closest to the God. They never offer any food that contain onion and Garlic to God as Prasad. Hence Brahmins as well as majority of Hindu community maintain a certain diet called as ‘Sattvic Diet’.
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