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Oct 17, 2016
Combining garlic and lemon juice slashes total cholesterol levels in people with elevated blood lipids, as well as improves their blood pressure, says a new study.
Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are multifactorial disorders which are characterized by multiple metabolic dysfunctions. CVDs are the major cause of mortality and morbidity in the world.
Data published in the PubMed-listed International Journal of Preventive Medicine indicated that 20 grams per day of garlic and one tablespoon of lemon juice produced significantly greater reductions in total cholesterol, LDL-cholesterol, and fibrinogen compared to garlic alone, lemon juice alone, or control.
With their unique combination of flavonoids and sulfur-containing nutrients, allium vegetables–such as garlic–belong in your diet on a regular basis. There’s research evidence for including at least one serving of an allium vegetable–such as garlic–in…
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