Garlic for health

150112_kwai_heartcare_100er_rgbA study published in Complete Nutrition described five key ways garlic can help head off cardiovascular disease (CVD) — the umbrella term for all forms of heart disease and stroke. The evidence review, which examined 44 studies, some of them mega meta-analysis studies and many of them reviewing KWAI garlic, confirms garlic supplementation with 1.8mg of allicin lowers dangerous LDL cholesterol and brings down blood pressure while also cutting triglycerides (fats associated with hardening of the arteries). If that wasn’t enough, it also improves platelet function, a key factor in blood clotting while delivering a strong antioxidant effect. Kwai garlic products available from Boots and selected grocery retailers and independent pharmacies from £5.10 (Kwai Heartcare 30 one-a-day tablets).

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