You probably already know about garlic's incredible antibacterial and antifungal powers. The health benefits of the odiferous bulb are nothing new. In fact, some of them date way back!
Since around 1500 BC, Chinese and Indian healers have been using garlic as a blood thinner. Hippocrates, the father of modern medicine, even used garlic to treat cervical cancer.
But here's something that scie... ››› more
A new study conducted at Harbor-ULCA Medical Center led by cardiologist Matthew Budoff has come to a mind-blowing finding…
Aged garlic extract can stop your heart disease from progressing and, in some cases, reverse it altogether!
If you suffer from heart disease and want to take control of your condition, you have to continue reading.
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While garlic adds a whole whack of taste to a dish, many people avoid it because of the aftertaste and bad breath that comes with eating it.
But you might want to look over this fact in future.
Recent research explains just how good garlic is for your health. It contains an important compound that keeps your body from going through the rapid process of ageing when your get older. And it ke... ››› more
About 60,000 people die from pneumonia every year. And on the weekend, one of SA's most beloved sports stars, boxer Baby Jake Matlala died from it. It's believed that the flyweight world champion, who'd been admitted to hospital on numerous occasions over the past few years with complications related to pneumonia, finally succumbed to the disease. Since pneumonia can cause long-term lung damage an... ››› more
Fox News reported non-smokers who eat garlic every day could cut their lung cancer risk by nearly half!
In fact, garlic even seems to help prevent cancer in smokers! In a new study, smokers who ate garlic every day were 30% less likely to develop lung cancer. But how does garlic protect against lung cancer?
Researchers believe reducing inflammation is key to cancer prevention. And, garlic is... ››› more
Athlete's foot is a fungal infection that develops in the moist areas between your toes and sometimes on other parts of your foot, says the Mayo Clinic. If you have athletes foot, the good news is there's an effective treatment already in your kitchen. Read on to find out how garlic can help you eliminate athlete's foot for good.
According to the MayoClinic, the signs and symptoms of athlete’... ››› more
It's that time of the year again when your body's more susceptible to colds and flu. Taking pills isn't the only way to boost your immune system. Luckily, there's a simpler and natural solution. Read on to find out foods that can help boost your immune system and prevent infections this winter. Boosting your immune system this winter doesn’t have to involve taking large amounts of pills.
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With Nelson Mandela out of hospital, the nation's worries have turned to Archbishop Desmond Tutu, who's in hospital as part of a five-day treatment plan and tests related to a persistent infection. This could be almost anything, as most illnesses are related to infection. That's why you need to do all you can to limit harmful infection in your body by strengthening your immune system. But don't wo... ››› more
Muscles sore? Common sense says to steer clear of exercise, as that's bound to make them ache more - but that's where common sense is wrong. In fact, a new study has found that exercise can soothe sore muscles just as well as massage does! And there's another surprising way to soothe muscle pain…
Thoughts of a deep massage are usually all that runs through your mind after a tough worko... ››› more
Remember the swine flu epidemic a few years ago? There were a scary amount of deaths worldwide, as there wasn't a vaccine against it. Now bird flu's on the loose across the world, with reports of new outbreaks in Asia coming through every few hours. Even more scary? An avian flu outbreak's just been reported in Oudtshoorn. Here's how to protect yourself from any flu by strengthening your immune sy... ››› more
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