Garlic and onions are both from the same bulb genus Allium. Garlic can be traced back some 7,000 years to the ancient Egyptians. Both are used in a variety of food dishes and such as lasagne, bolonagise and French Onion Soup. The onion is found in three different colours; Yellow, red and white, whilst garlic is a white creamy colour. Both are said to have health benefits to humans. Garlic having antibacterial, antiviral, and antifungal properties whilst onions are thought to help with the common cold to heart disease, diabetes, osteoporosis, and other diseases.