Not only is garlic a spice that adds lots of flavor to our everyday foods, but it is being highly touted for it’s other health benefits too. For anyone on a weight loss regimen, garlic can assist in making a meal spice up without adding calories.
Garlic has been shown to reduce harmful blood fats when consumed in large quantities. Of course, one should not consume a diet high in saturated fats. However if you take garlic along with reducing dietary fats, the garlic can enhance lowering blood cholesterol.
Garlic has been associated with the property of an anti-clotting agent in the blood. The most active ingredient in garlic that produces this effect is called ajoene.
In addition to helping people with it’s many health benefits, garlic fed to our pets can help reduce the risk of flea infestations. This natural inexpensive method is much preferred over hazardous insecticides applied to our pets and in our homes.