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Raw Garlic Vs Pickled Garlic
Aged garlic superior: Fresh garlic works best for hypertension. Aged garlic is the best for cardiovascular effects & fibrinolytic action. I do not know the exact difference between aged garlic & pickled one.Log on to Willner chemist.com & talk to one of the holistic chemists to get detailed answer. ...Read more
I want to reduce my cholestrol 200 by having raw garlic , please advice at which time it's best to have raw garlic?
Raw garlic: I doubt garlic would do much for you. Not had a single patient who succeeded with this treatment. Anyhow, if you want to try it, try it with food, possibly dinner as cholesterol is known to be made at night. ...Read more
What is better eating garlic row or cooked, hence during cooking I use a lot of garlic but if its raw i would use one clove only?
Raw or cook lightly: Garlic is one of the healthiest things we can eat but many of its benefits are reduced if overheated or cooked too long. Adding it towards the end of cooking and cooking only 5-10 minutes at lower temp. Will help you get the greatest benefits. For much more detail see on both the benefits & preparation see http://www.Whfoods.Com/genpage.Php?Tname=foodspice&dbid=60. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do different things!: Tumeric is one of the most potent anti-oxidance by weight on the planet. Anti-oxidants have antiaging properties in animals, but no studies exist for humans. Anit-oxidants help prevent damage to dna and are anti-inflammatory. Garlic exibits some antibacterial activity, and has been shown to benefit liipid profiles. ...Read more
Not likely: Unless garlic is a trigger that will activate the body reaction. You can have food triggers that will start or aggravate lichen planus, though more likely from food coloring or flavoring. You can experiment your reaction to garlic by consuming it whithout other foods or drinks. ...Read more
Fresh is best: Well - the fresher the garlic the better. ...Read more
On the contrary : The latest study shows that garlic has the active ingredient of Allium sativum. and significantly efficient in the management of oral lichen planus (a chronic inflammatory disease that causes bilateral white striations on the buccal mucosa). The major side effect is your wife and family might complain that your breath and body smells like garlic. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If i had an onion and one or two cloves of raw garlic at dinner. Will this help in controlling diabetes?
Don't know: I am aware of positive impact on blood lipids with garlic - but have not seen studies regarding impact on blood sugars. ...Read more
So...I take nattokinase and raw garlic (2-3 cloves a day). Is this likely to affect a D dime result significantly i.e. making it a false negative?
Not likely: The D-dimer test has a very high sensitivity (about 95%) so the likelihood of false negative is very low. Glover and nattokinase does not affect the sensitivity to anyone's knowledge. ...Read more
I have been eating garlic for 2 months in its raw form and about 9 grams per day . Have noticed I am getting a lot of phlegm up and coughing lot why?
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