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Garlic

Garlic supports your immune system, healthy blood pressure and cardiovascular health.‡

$20.00 or Original price was: $20.00.Current price is: $18.00. / month

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Description

Garlic from Progressive Laboratories is a formula designed to support healthy blood pressure and cardiovascular health through the use of time-tested and clinically studied aged garlic extract.‡

Many publications have shown that garlic supports the cardiovascular system.  While earlier trials suggest it may mildly lower cholesterol and triglyceride levels in the blood, more recent trials found garlic to have minimal success in lowering cholesterol and triglycerides.  Garlic also inhibits platelet aggregation and increases fibrinolysis which results in a slowing of blood coagulation.  It is mildly antihypertensive and has antioxidant activity.‡

Garlic’s cardiovascular protective effects were illustrated in a four-year clinical trial on people 50–80 years old with atherosclerosis.  It was found that consumption of 900 milligrams of a standardized garlic supplement reduced arterial plaque formation by 5–18%. T he benefits were most notable in women.‡

Our Garlic uses pure deodorized whole garlic – only the moisture has been removed.  Five hundred milligrams is equivalent to 1250 milligrams of whole garlic before the moisture has been removed.

The sulfur compound allicin, produced by crushing or chewing fresh garlic or by taking powdered garlic products with allicin potential, produces other sulfur compounds including ajoene, allyl sulfides, and vinyldithiins.  Aged garlic products lack allicin, but may have activity due to the presence of S-allylcysteine.

 

 

Warning:  If you are pregnant or lactating woman, have any health conditions, or are taking any medication, make sure to consult your healthcare provider prior to use.

‡ These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.
These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

Ingredients

Dosage

One capsule at each meal.

Count

100 Capsules

Science

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Zarezadeh M, Baluchnejadmojarad T, Kiasalari Z, Afshin-Majd S, Roghani M. Garlic active constituent s-allyl cysteine protects against lipopolysaccharide-induced cognitive deficits in the rat: Possible involved mechanisms. Eur J Pharmacol. 2017 Jan 15;795:13-21. doi: 10.1016/j.ejphar.2016.11.051. Epub 2016 Nov 30. PMID: 27915041.

Sobenin IA, Andrianova IV, Demidova ON, Gorchakova T, Orekhov AN. Lipid-lowering effects of time-released garlic powder tablets in double-blinded placebo-controlled randomized study. J Atheroscler Thromb. 2008 Dec;15(6):334-8. doi: 10.5551/jat.e550. Epub 2008 Dec 6. PMID: 19060427.

Ried K, Frank OR, Stocks NP. Aged garlic extract lowers blood pressure in patients with treated but uncontrolled hypertension: a randomised controlled trial. Maturitas. 2010 Oct;67(2):144-50. doi: 10.1016/j.maturitas.2010.06.001. Epub 2010 Jul 1. PMID: 20594781.

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Gómez-Arbeláez D, Lahera V, Oubiña P, Valero-Muñoz M, de Las Heras N, Rodríguez Y, García RG, Camacho PA, López-Jaramillo P. Aged garlic extract improves adiponectin levels in subjects with metabolic syndrome: a double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized, crossover study. Mediators Inflamm. 2013;2013:285795. doi: 10.1155/2013/285795. Epub 2013 Feb 28. PMID: 23533302; PMCID: PMC3603419.

Adler AJ, Holub BJ. Effect of garlic and fish-oil supplementation on serum lipid and lipoprotein concentrations in hypercholesterolemic men. Am J Clin Nutr. 1997 Feb;65(2):445-50. doi: 10.1093/ajcn/65.2.445. PMID: 9022529.

Hwang KA, Hwang YJ, Hwang IG, Heo W, Kim YJ. Effects of Low Temperature-Aged Garlic on Exercise Performance and Fatigue in Mice. J Med Food. 2019 Sep;22(9):944-951. doi: 10.1089/jmf.2018.4294. Epub 2019 Jul 24. PMID: 31339799.

Josling P. Preventing the common cold with a garlic supplement: a double-blind, placebo-controlled survey. Adv Ther. 2001 Jul-Aug;18(4):189-93. doi: 10.1007/BF02850113. PMID: 11697022.

Nantz MP, Rowe CA, Muller CE, Creasy RA, Stanilka JM, Percival SS. Supplementation with aged garlic extract improves both NK and γδ-T cell function and reduces the severity of cold and flu symptoms: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled nutrition intervention. Clin Nutr. 2012 Jun;31(3):337-44. doi: 10.1016/j.clnu.2011.11.019. Epub 2012 Jan 24. PMID: 22280901.