2nd Feature

December 2002 Issue

Garlic: Potent Protector Against Heart Disease, CancerOr Mere Hype?

From mythical to medicinal, the healing powers of garlic have been touted for millenia. Garlic is also legendary for warding off vampires and evil spirits. Even today, garlic is used with hopes of fending off high cholesterol and cancer, as well as fighting high blood pressure and infections, such as the common cold. Interest in garlic exploded in the 1990ís, triggering more than 1,000 published studies. By 1999, global sales of garlic reached $250 million. In the U.S., garlic ranks

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