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Sprouted Garlic Offers Surprising Health Benefits

Posted March 2, 2014

Do not toss your sprouted garlic into the trash or compost heap. If you do, you could miss some surprising health benefits from this popular herb and natural supplement. Garlic (Allium sativum) has long been one of the most popular herbs and natural supplements for a variety of health issues. Now a research team has discovered that sprouted garlic has some additional advantages similar to those found in sprouted beans and grains.

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Sprouting garlic packed with heart-healthy antioxidants, say researchers

Posted February 28, 2014

Old garlic bulbs that have grown ‘sprouts’ are often considered past their prime, however new research suggests these aging bulbs have higher levels of heart-healthy antioxidants than their fresh counterparts.

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The Health Benefits of Garlic

Posted February 20, 2014

In this health minute Deborah Ray talks about the health benefits of adding Garlic to your diet.

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New Garlic Study Reveals One More Smelly Benefit

Posted February 20, 2014

Garlic is well known as a natural antibacterial agent as well as a culinary favorite, but in the former category there is still much experts do not understand about this aromatic plant. Now a researcher at the University of Copenhagen has announced his findings regarding one of the substances in garlic and its value in fighting resistant bacteria.

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The Heart Herbs: Hawthorn and Garlic

Posted February 19, 2014

Joseph has high blood pressure and elevated cholesterol levels–no symptoms yet, but he’s concerned because his dad died of a heart attack at 52. At 48, he is more fit than his dad was and more conscious about his diet. He eats more whole grains and vegetables, more fish and chicken–red meat only occasionally, and he doesn’t smoke. His downfall, if he were to admit it, is his job.

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Bullet proof your immunity with nature’s original wonder drug

Posted December 2, 2013

The cure is in the kitchen. Steaming hot bowls of “stinking rose” soup will fortify your immune system and keep illness away. Who said medicine has to taste bad? The Greeks, Egyptians and Romans effectively used garlic to treat a host of ailments including infections, digestive problems and high blood pressure.

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Study: Touch of Garlic Helps Kill Contaminants in Baby Formula

Posted November 26, 2013

Garlic may be bad for your breath, but it’s good for your baby, according to a new study from the University of British Columbia. The study, recently published in Applied and Environmental Microbiology, is the first to identify two compounds derived from garlic – diallyl sulfide and ajoene – that significantly reduce the contamination risk of Cronobacter sakazakii in the production of dry infant formula powder.

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Sofrito Contains Substances That Reduce Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

Posted November 18, 2013

The combination of tomato, olive oil, garlic and onion in a sofrito increases the amount of polyphenols and carotenoids. These bioactive compounds respectively help to prevent cardiovascular diseases and cancer. This is contained in a study carried out by the University of Barcelona and the CIBERobn network, Spain, which confirms sofrito as an essential part of the Mediterranean diet.

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Research shows garlic may be an effective treatment for diabetes and oxidative stress

Posted November 18, 2013

Various cultures around the world already understand that herbs such as ginger, cinnamon, garlic and turmeric can effectively treat conditions like diabetes. According to research from the biomedical science department at the King Faisal University in Saudi Arabia, garlic may be the most powerful of them all for treating diabetes.

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Treat and prevent high blood pressure naturally with garlic

Posted October 28, 2013

Garlic has become so popular in recent times because a lot of researchers have confirmed its effectiveness to act as a natural and healthy medicinal herb. In fact, it has been one of the most strongly recommended healing medicines and foods for decades. The majority already knows how effective it is at preventing cancer and at naturally lowering high cholesterol levels so it is no longer surprising to see people who make it a point to include this in their diet plans. It also works at normalizing and regulating high blood pressure.

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