- Consuming garlic fights against hardening of the arteries.
- People with high blood pressure who consume aged garlic extract can reduce their blood pressure significantly.
- Garlic consumption can modestly reduce blood cholesterol.
- Two cloves of garlic a day—or the equivalent in supplement form—is the recommended minimum amount.
“Aged Garlic Extract Supplemented with B Vitamins, Folic Acid, and L-Arginine Retards the Progression of Subclinical Atherosclerosis” by M. J. Budoff et al., Prev Med, 8-9/09
“Garlic Reduces Dementia and Heart-Disease Risk” by C. Borek, J Nutr, 3/06