Garlic is more than a culinary mainstay that can add flavor to meals; it is a natural, traditional medicine that has antiviral, antibacterial and antifungal properties. Research indicates regular consumption of garlic may:
Alter how cholesterol is metabolized in the body, making it less likely to oxidize.
Lower blood pressure and decreasing clot formation, thus reducing the risk of stroke and heart attack.
Combat respiratory infections such as common colds and sore throats.