Navigation Links
Garlic Supplements may Not Lower Cholesterol: Study

Garlic supplements may not help reduce cholesterol or other blood fats, irrespective of the type of garlic consumed, says a new study//.

Several earlier studies had shown that garlic could effectively lower cholesterol. However, researchers at Stanford University tested raw garlic and two different garlic supplements on nearly 200 adults with moderately high levels of LDL (bad) cholesterol.

After six months, the patients showed no improvements in their average cholesterol or other blood fats (lipids), no matter what kind of garlic they had consumed, reported the online edition of health magazine WebMD.

"Garlic supplements or dietary garlic in reasonable doses are unlikely to produce lipid benefits" in people with moderately high LDL cholesterol levels" the study said.

Researcher Christopher Gardner said the study was large enough and long enough to have detected any cholesterol changes.

"We even looked separately at the participants with the highest versus the lowest LDL cholesterol levels at the start of the study, and the results were identical," Gardner observed.

However, the researchers don't rule out the possibility that garlic has health benefits for other groups of people (such as those with higher LDL cholesterol levels) or those who require higher doses.

Source-IANS
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. More to Garlic than warding of Dracula
2. Garlic a day keeps cancer away
3. Garlic fights malaria and cancer
4. Garlic Supplements Impede HIV Therapy
5. Vegetables And Garlic Confer Protection From Skin Cancer
6. Another Feather In The Garlic Cap: Helpful In Avoiding Breast Cancer
7. Garlic inhibits fungal growth and protects food
8. Garlic Helps To Reduce Cholesterol in Rats
9. New Garlic Product Mimics Garlic to Perfection
10. Garlic compound may help treat cancer
11. Onions, Garlic may Reduce the Risk of Cancer
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:2/28/2017)... ... , ... BrightStar Care Marietta announced that it has received the 2017 Best ... is granted only to top-ranking home care providers, based on client satisfaction scores gathered ... care providers from across the country who have proven their ability to provide the ...
(Date:2/27/2017)... ... February 27, 2017 , ... ... care industry, announces Chris Brandl as its New Guest Director. , Brandl ... to corporations throughout his career. He began his professional career at Omnium Worldwide, ...
(Date:2/27/2017)... Ohio (PRWEB) , ... February 27, 2017 , ... Elisa Guajardo Carothers is not your ... Life” to studying to become a nun. Now, she writes about God, when she isn’t ... “You Know BC and AD, Here is BS! (Before Satan),” she offers a comedic look ...
(Date:2/27/2017)... , ... February 27, 2017 , ... ... threshold mark last week. In addition, Discount Power's RCE (Residential Customer Equivalent) count ... in March 2014. The company had 800 customers and 2,250 RCEs at the ...
(Date:2/26/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... February 25, 2017 , ... The February ... Jong-un, heightened awareness and concern over nerve agents and the deadly use of chemical ... human nervous system and how even small doses can be lethal. , Jay Jagannathan, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/28/2017)... ... Research and Markets has announced the addition of the ... their offering. The global active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) ... by 2025. The rising prevalence of lifestyle-induced & age-related diseases and ... Advancements in recombinant molecular technologies and high capitalization for development of ...
(Date:2/28/2017)... Feb. 27, 2017  Titan Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... treatment of select chronic diseases utilizing its ProNeura™ ... the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has ... Investigational New Drug Application (IND) and has requested ... study pending submission of the requested information and ...
(Date:2/28/2017)... -- Medical robots market is projected to reach USD ... 2016, growing at a CAGR of 21.1% in the ... Read the full report: http://www.reportlinker.com/p04730562-summary/view-report.html ... advancements, increase in funding for medical robots research, issuance ... investments are the key factors driving the growth of ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: