Dual-Purpose Veggie DEFEATS High Blood Pressure and More!
Dear Living Well Daily Reader,
Once you reach a certain age, staying healthy often feels impossible.
You worry about your blood sugar… your blood pressure… keeping a strong memory…
And before you know it, you’ve made yourself sick just trying to keep up with it all!
But now, there’s an easier way to get a myriad of health benefits from one single source.
This dual-purpose veggie could help you defeat high blood pressure, high blood sugar, and so much more!
You’ve probably heard garlic is good for you.
After all, the numbers of studies which have been done on garlic over the years nearly overflow my file cabinet!
And now researchers have discovered that black garlic in particular has a BEVY of benefits all its own.
Black garlic is a type of fermented garlic that is kept under high humidity and temperature for several weeks. The fermentation process turns the garlic black, and it’s this process that gives black garlic FAR more antioxidants than raw garlic.
The culinary world loves black garlic for its mild, tangy, and slight sweetness, and some folks even find that tastes a bit like molasses.
Black garlic contains essential amino acids and important vitamins and minerals, but its major health benefits come from the molecule allicin.
When crushed or fermented, allicin is converted into antioxidant compounds like alkaloids and flavonoids.
Studies in animals given black garlic show that it can help:
- control blood sugar,
- reduce inflammation,
- lower cholesterol,
- and even suppress the appetite.
Garlic has always been good for your heart, but black garlic in particular has been shown to help improve blood flow and lower triglycerides.
Black garlic is also good for your brain. A recent study showed it can reduce inflammation caused by the buildup of beta-amyloid plaques, which have been linked to Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.
Studies with black garlic also suggest it can help with cancer. Black garlic shows stronger immune-stimulating, antioxidant, and anticancer activities than raw garlic extract.
Garlic has always been good for your digestion, and black garlic is no different. Some studies have shown it could be helpful for your liver as well.
You can order black garlic online, and many health food stores now carry it as well.
And if you’re not fond of the taste, you can find black garlic as a supplement here.
P.S. Did you know that garlic can help with arthritis pain as well? Find out more right here.
Written By Dr. Scott Olson, ND
Nearly 25 years ago, failed mainstream medical treatments left Dr. Olson in constant pain – and his health in ruins. And that’s when he did something REVOLUTIONARY. He began his career in medicine – and dedicated his life to uncovering the true, underlying causes of disease.
Through his innovative medical practices in Tennessee and Colorado, Dr. Olson has helped cure countless seniors from across America of arthritis… heart disease… diabetes… and even cancer. All without risky prescription drugs or painful surgeries.
View More Free Articles
EAR Test Protects Your BRAIN?
Hearing loss has a habit of sneaking up on folks. Typically, it happens so slowly that you don’t notice it until you’ve lost a SIGNIFICANT amount of hearing. According to the National Institutes of Health, about 8 percent of adults 55 to 64 have disabling hearing loss. That number jumps to 25 percent for people...
Missing "Lucky Penny" Mineral Harms Your Heart
Dear Living Well Daily Reader, Some nutrients get all the glory. There are the vitamin A-Listers like C, D, and E. And although minerals like calcium, potassium, and magnesium might be considered B-List stars, they ALSO get their fair share of attention. But one vital nutrient never gets to walk the red carpet. And that...
Risk of Stroke SURGES 50% Worldwide?!
It’s NOT good news. A recent report by the World Health Organization (WHO), confirmed that the chance of having a stroke has skyrocketed by a whopping 50 percent in the last twenty years. According to the WHO, that means your stroke risk is now about one in four. Next time you’re in a crowd, look...
Is Tofu GOOD for You? (The Truth REVEALED)
I often wonder why so many people are passionate about tofu. There’s something about it that triggers strong emotions. Some folks HATE it, while others LOVE it. But is it good for you? Well, it’s complicated. Tofu is a fermented soy product. It tastes bland alone. But it takes on the taste of whatever you...
Bizarre New Cell Phone Risk (Beware)
I sometimes joke with my (adult) kids. “Do you know,” I ask, “that the PHONE you carry around with you all the time can make phone calls?” They laugh and mumble, “Old,” under their breath. I swear the generations who grew up with a cell phone attached to their palm will do almost anything to...
MAILBAG: Crush COPD Symptoms NATURALLY
“Got any natural treatments for COPD?” – Mike, Ann Arbor, MI Dear Mike, Unfortunately, COPD, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder, is a common condition. In fact, it’s now the third leading cause of death in the United States. COPD causes the airways to constrict, making breathing difficult or uncomfortable. Persistent coughing, excess mucus production, wheezing,...
The COVID-Triggered Habit Harming Your Health
Boy, a LOT has changed in the last few years. COVID altered our lives in so many ways. I used to largely ignore hearing a cough or sneeze in public. But now they get my attention EVERY time. In fact, protecting myself from them has a side benefit. I’ve dodged many of the other sniffle-and-...
Fruit-Aisle Secret to Better Heart and Brain Health
Aging often gets a bad rap. But there are a bunch of advantages to getting older (and wiser). And honestly, it sure beats the heck out of the alternative. But we can all agree that getting older has one BIG drawback… Over the years, you start to collect illnesses. First, it could be your blood...
Knock Out Severe Knee Pain NATURALLY
Dear Living Well Daily Reader, You might know the old saying, “Walk a mile in his shoes.” Well, it’s a perfect fit when talking about knee pain. Except it might be more accurate to say, “Limp a mile.” Because all too often, when you tell someone you suffer from chronic knee pain, they blow you...
"Bright Idea" Battles Dementia WITHOUT Drugs
Mainstream medicine giving the thumbs up to a drug-free, non-invasive treatment for ANYTHING is like spotting a unicorn. But that’s precisely what’s happened with dementia. You probably already know how poor the options are for treating this disease. Heck, even the MOST enthusiastic supporter of drug therapies will admit the existing Alzheimer’s meds are a...