Eating Garlic is Good for the Heart

Researchers have cracked the mystery of why eating garlic can help keep the heart healthy. The key is allicin, which is broken down into the foul-smelling sulphur compounds which taint breath. These compounds react with red blood cells and produce hydrogen sulphide which relaxes the blood vessels, and keeps blood flowing easily. Lead researcher Dr David Kraus said: “Our results suggest garlic in the diet is a very good thing. “Certainly in areas where garlic consumption is high, such as the Mediterranean and the Far East, there is a low incidence of cardiovascular disease.”
Read more at BBC Health

2 thoughts on “Eating Garlic is Good for the Heart”

  1. I do acknowledge that I have been reading in various medical journals that garlic has certain enzymatic properties that improve the cardiovascular function of the body, allowing the heart to operate more effective. The information published in very helpful for people looking for natural supplements for there heart. I also came across a product, which helps those with a heart condition called cardiacare. The combination of proper diet, exercise, supplements (such as garlic or vitamins) can help your heart become healthy and stronger with time.

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