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Garlic is also rich in selenium, cancer-fighting mineral, and in sulfur, which supports detoxification process. Several studies have shown that carcinogenic chemicals are detoxified more efficiently throughout body when garlic is added to mix. It also helps control production of free radicals, which have been strongly implicated as a cause of cancer.
Can Garlic Prevent "Senior Moments?"
One interesting study in journal Experimental Gerontology described effects of garlic extract on learning and memory impairment in aging mice. Mice specially bred to age more rapidly than their normal counterparts were used.
About half of mice were fed a 2 percent garlic diet for eight to nine months. It was found that garlic-supplemented mice better retained their ability to learn and remember than their counterparts who didn't consume garlic. I believe that everyone can benefit from adding garlic to their diets. Cook with it whenever you can. Fresh and powdered are both beneficial. I also recommend you take supplemental garlic. The aged garlic extracts, containing at least 0.6 percent allium, have been most thoroughly studied.
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