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The health values of garlic are discovered

Published Oct. 18, 2005

An innocent bulb of garlic is more than vampire-resistant, say researchers at the First World Congress on the Health Significance of Garlic and Garlic Constituents. The odorous vegetable may also help reduce cholesterol levels in the body, increase the number of immune cells and treat certain types of cancer, announced Robert I. Lin, who chaired the three-day conference in Washington in late August. Garlic juice was the substance used in most of the studies.