Garlic Supplements

The Health Benefits of Eating Garlic

…vascular resistance. Others indicate that garlic's antihypertensive value may be related to its ability to prevent the digestive system from turning fat into cholesterol. In fact, eating one-half to one clove of garlic daily or taking a garlic supplement can reduce your cholesterol levels by about…

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5 Foods That Can Lower Your Blood Pressure

…consistent association exists between a high protein intake, particularly non-animal protein, and lowering high blood pressure. Fermented milk supplemented with whey protein concentrate is also effective for lowering blood pressure. 3. Oatmeal. After eight weeks of eating a soluble, fiber-rich whole…

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8 Health-Boosting Secrets From My Life

…, both of which are excellent natural means to prevent inflammation, allergies, and histamine release. I also take garlic (500—1,000 mg as a supplement, or one clove of fresh garlic), and drink ginger tea. 6. Drink red wine (1–2 glasses once or twice a week), green tea (1-3 cups a day), and water…

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Chicken Soup for the Lungs—A Natural Cold & Flu Treatment

…been one of my favorite winter supplements for years because it’s been shown to be a natural flu treatment. But it’s not enough to just eat chicken soup. You need to spike it with garlic, hot peppers, hot curry, and/or Tabasco sauce. That’s because these the garlic and hot peppers add heat and pungency…

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With Ebola, Be Cautious But Don’t Feed Into the Hype

…season. * Garlic: A potent herb, garlic adds a powerful jolt of protection to the immune system, killing yeast, fungi, bacteria, and viruses. Plus, it lowers triglycerides. If you don’t like the idea of eating garlic every day, you can purchase a high allicin, organic garlic supplement in the health…

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10 Cancer-Prevention Tips That Can Save Your Life

…digestive enzyme supplement to restore enzymes depleted by processed foods, caffeine, alcohol, and stress. Cancer-Prevention Tip #5: Fortify “gut-friendly” bacteria with prebiotics and probiotics. You can get prebiotics naturally by eating whey protein, bananas, onion, garlic, whole wheat, barley…

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Menopause and High Blood Pressure

…and seaweeds such as Wakame. * Eat garlic. An Australian review of 11 studies show that it can help patients experiencing menopause and high blood pressure. In the studies, hypertensive patients were randomly given a garlic supplement or placebo found that garlic can lower blood pressure as effectively…

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The Most Common Blood Thinners

…those on Coumadin. Also, you have to watch your supplement intake while on common blood thinners, as some vitamins and herbs (such as vitamin E, aspirin, or Ginkgo biloba) can thin your blood too much. If you’re on a blood thinner, limit supplemental vitamin E to 400 IU per day, and avoid taking aspirin…

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Apples and Alzheimer’s Prevention

…condition—is cause for larger clinical trials over longer periods of time. This result suggests that 100 percent apple juice may be a useful supplement in Alzheimer’s treatment, with a potential to lessen caregiver stress as well. In fact, I understand that the Alzheimer’s Association has given…

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Vitamin B Benefits for Your Heart

…too. So, it’s critical to get these nutrients in supplement form in order to get the full vitamin B benefits. Now it's your turn: Have you found that vitamin B benefits your homocysteine levels? You May Also Be Interested In: * The Magic of Garlic * Good News for Women: Folate Lowers Blood Pressure

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Much of What Passes for High Cholesterol Is Harmless

…dose of 100 mg, and gradually increasing the dose to 1,000 mg daily. I also recommend taking 1–2 grams a day of omega-3 fatty acids and a garlic supplement. Then, after you try these steps you can ask to have these cholesterol tests repeated. Now it’s your turn: Has your doctor focused on high cholesterol?…

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