Garlic and Weight Control

imagesThe contribution that garlic gives to our health is well documented and studied. It is a nutritional powerhouse that has been used as medicine for thousands of years and the list of health benefits continues to grow as research reveals more and more hidden treasures.

Garlic doesn’t just punch up flavors (most anything tastes better with garlic), it’s been shown to boost immunity, reduce blood pressure, lower the risk of heart disease and quell inflammation among other things. The primary health promoting ingredients in garlic are allicin and diallyl sulfide. This super-food is also a source of powerful antioxidants C and E as well as the mineral selenium. [Read more…]