Garlic lowers blood pressure a little. (9% to 15 % with one or two medium cloves per day.)
Garlic lowers LDL Cholesterol a little. (9% to 15 % with one or two medium cloves per day.)
Garlic helps reduce atherosclerotic buildup (plaque) within the arterial system. One recent study shows this effect to be greater in women than men.
Garlic lowers or helps to regulate blood sugar.
Garlic helps to prevent blood clots from forming, thus reducing the possibility of strokes and thromboses (Hemophiliacs shouldn’t use garlic.)
Garlic helps to prevent cancer, especially of the digestive system, prevents certain tumors from growing larger and reduces the size of certain tumors.
Garlic may help to remove heavy metals such as lead and mercury from the body.
Raw Garlic is a potent natural antibiotic that works differently than modern antibiotics and kills some strains of bacteria, like staph, that have become immune or resistant to modern antibiotics.
Garlic has anti-fungal and anti-viral properties.
Garlic dramatically reduces yeast infections due to Candida species.
Garlic has anti-oxidant properties and is a source of selenium.
Eating garlic gives the consumer an enhanced sense of well being – it makes you feel good just eating it.
Garlic probably has other benefits as well.
And the reason why most athletes eat raw garlic…. It has been shown to increase the amount of oxygen within the body. This is essential in making great gains in sport performance and for all over health.