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Garlic Protects Against Arthritis, Study Finds

Garlic is one of the most impressive and potent of natural foods. It is known for its powerful smell and taste, but its protective powers are even stronger, ranging from fighting cancer to powerful antibiotic, antibacterial, antiviraland anti-fungal properties.

A new study has discovered that women who consume a diet high in allium vegetables, such as garlic, onions and leeks, have lower levels of hip osteoarthritis.

The findings not only highlight the possible effects of diet in protecting against osteoarthritis, but also show the potential for using compounds found in garlic to develop treatments for the condition.

Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis in adults, and women are more likely to develop it than men. It causes pain and disability by affecting the hip, knees and spine in the middle-aged and elderly population. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on June 13, 2011 in Health


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