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A 25-year-old male asked:

What's the health benefits of garlic?

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Dr. Kenneth Smith
Internal Medicine 34 years experience
Cholesterol: Mild ten to twelve percent lowering of total cholesterol. In my fringe elevation not high enough to warrant statin i still recommend..
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Check it out: Garlic has many health benefits. It can help to v total cholesterol levels & to ^ HDL (thus impacting cardiac dz & atherosclerosis). Studies have shown some improvement in blood pressure with garlic. Garlic also has antimicrobial properties.
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Dalton, GA
A 20-year-old female asked:

What are the health benefits for garlic for a cold?

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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 42 years experience
Can speed recovery: Garlic has a long history of folk use for treating colds. While I have not seen good research on this it is safe to try and many people have found it useful. When garlic is freshly crushed you get allicin which has proven antiviral activity; see http://homeremediesforlife.com/garlic-for-cold/ A better proven remedy for colds is pellargonium sidoides, sold as Umcka; see http://tinyurl.com/ztoepsy
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Saudi Arabia
A 21-year-old female asked:

What are health benefits of pickled garlic?

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Dr. Matthew Kozminski
Neurology 18 years experience
I do not claim to be: Any type of expert on food supplement; however, from what i was informed, any benefits of garlic are obtained by eating fresh garlic from the clove. It is possible that any "good" chemicals in the garlic may be lost with the pickling process.
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A 35-year-old member asked:

What health benefits are associated with consuming garlic?

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Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Garlic: Garlic has been nicknamed russian penicillin for its immune boosting properties.
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