The Top 6 Benefits of Garlic: Cholesterol, Sex, and Weight Loss

Allium sativum, commonly known as garlic, is a species in the onion genus, “. It has been used by humans for over 7000 years in a number of different ways, both medicinal and culinary. Native to Asia, Africa, and Europe, garlic is harvested from the exposed top bulb from plants that can grow up to 4 feet tall. On average, over 17 million tons of garlic are produced every year. Output per country is as follows (in tons)

13,664,069

833,970

271,560

244,626

213,480

185,900

180,300

169,510

164,392

157,400

World

17,674,893

The top 6 benefits of garlic are

  • Increased HDL (good) cholesterol (“, “, “, “,”)

  • Decreased LDL (bad) cholesterol (“, “, “, “)

  • Decrease in triglycerides (“, “)

  • Decrease in blood pressure (“, “, “)

  • Weight loss (“, “)

  • Male sex enhancement and prevention or erectile dysfunction (“, “, “)

 

Garlic can be ingested either in food or through supplementation, and is widely available in pharmacies and supermarkets. Experts recommend that between 600 and 1200mgs of garlic should be taken daily.


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