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Title: Effect of garlic on atherosclerosis and its factors
Authors: El Sabban, F.
Abouazra, H.
Issue Date: 2008
Language: English
Abstract: Dietary patterns in the Mediterranean, characterized by high consumption of fruits and vegetables, especially garlic, are believed to be beneficial to the regional patterns of atherosclerotic disease. Garlic and many of its preparations have been widely recognized as effective in the prevention and treatment of atherosclerosis and other risk factors for cardiovascular disease. This review article examines the evidence from numerous scientific studies that have utilized various formulations of garlic and its preparations with varying results. It highlights the need for standardization of available garlic products to allow for better comparison of research findings in drawing conclusions about the beneficial effects of garlic on atherosclerosis
Description: 195-205
Keywords: Atherosclerosis
Cardiovascular Diseases
Cholesterol, HDL
Cholesterol, LDL
Risk Factors
Subject: Garlic
ISSN: 1020-3397
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