Garlic's unparalleled taste--and its health benefits--are heralded in "El ajo."
Findings that garlic fights infection and heart disease have led to an explosion
in its popularity--and in the production of supplements that offer all the
benefits of garlic without its odor. But how does garlic work? Is there an
optimal dose? Does taking too much cause any side effects? Many cultures have
benefited from garlic's healing powers for centuries, but Americans are just
beginning to explore its medicinal properties. Garlic reduces blood pressure,
aids circulation, and prevents stroke. Stephen Fulder describes the most
effective ways to use the "stinking rose."
Garlic's unparalleled taste -- and its health benefits