Support Your Immune System: Garlic

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Garlic has long been the go-to herb of cooks and health advisers for its health benefits. Garlic contains organosulfur compounds that research has shown stimulate white blood cells (fight disease and infection) and have anti-tumor properties.

Can’t deal with the smell or the digestive consequences of raw garlic? You are not alone! Fortunately, garlic extract supplements provide odor-controlled alternatives. You should also look for a high allicin content. Allicin, is a powerful compound in garlic that is released when it is crushed. As well as having antibiotic properties, allicin is an excellent anti-fungal; garlic preparations have been used in folk medicine to treat skin infections such as athlete’s foot.

Dosage varies according to individual needs, but 500mg of garlic is great for supporting your immune system.

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