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4 Health Benefits of Garlic (Page 2)

Heart Health Benefits of Garlic for Cholesterol and Blood Pressure

1. Heart Health Benefits of Garlic for Cholesterol and Blood Pressure

Garlic can lower cholesterol and prevent blood clots, but it’s really good at fighting high blood pressure. Here’s how researchers think it may work: Garlic breaks down in the body into compounds that contain sulfur that can trigger blood vessels to release hydrogen sulfide. That helps blood vessels relax and widen, keeping blood pressure down.

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