Thursday, January 12, 2006


Garlic, (Allium sativum) contains allylic sulfides which protects against carcinogens by chelating production of the enzyme, glutathione-S-transferase. Other garlic chemicals are antihyperlipidemic and antihypertension.

The benefits that some hypothesize can be listed as follows: increase antimicrobial activity (anti-yeast/anti-viral) contribute aniti-diabetic and anti-arthritic effects. enhance the immune system through an increase in immune cell activity Protect the nervous system through memory enhnacement Prevent cancer (by inhibitng the formation of cancer-causing compounds and their binding to DNA) detoxify foreighn chemicals in the body

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