Daily raw garlic slashes lung, bowel cancer risk as much as 40%


In addition to being one of nature’s most powerful antioxidants and antibiotics, garlic also may cut your risk of certain types of cancer IN HALF. That’s right, in half.  If this doesn’t convince people that raw, fresh garlic is something you should incorporate into your diet as often as possible, I don’t know what would!

New studies show that eating raw, pulverized garlic every day reduces the risk of lung and bowel cancer (and possibly others as well, these were two that were studied thus far) quite dramatically – as much as 40% and possibly even more.  It is thought that the primary reason behind the drastic reduction in cancer risk is the compound allicin.

The amount of garlic consumed in patients that saw this potent anti-cancer benefit was typically the equivalent of 1-3 full cloves of garlic a day.  It is unclear whether there is a particular compound that causes this potent effect against lung and bowel cancer or whether it is more of a synergy between several of the potent compounds and antioxidants found in garlic.

Researchers think that even people who may have pre-existing lung tissue damage and current and past smokers can benefit from this anti-cancer effect. After all, lung tissue can be damaged by many other toxins other than cigarette smoke such as environmental pollution, toxic household sprays and deodorizers, and a variety of other inhaled tissue toxins.

Garlic also has often been cited as being good for cholesterol and extremely heart healthy according to numerous other studies on the subject.  It has shown that it can be a powerful vasodilator meaning it helps keep the blood vessels open and relaxed so blood can flow more freely, and it also has shown a benefit in keeping unhealthy cholesterol levels down.

How to eat it without upsetting your stomach or affecting your breath as much

Garlic has a bad rap for giving you a pungent smell on your breath.  It can linger for hours unless you follow the method I use when I chew and swallow whole cloves of fresh garlic.

It’s best to swish water around in your mouth, chewing the garlic at the same time.  This ensures the garlic is really pulverized since this is how the powerful compound allicin is released from the cloves and may be properly digested and absorbed by the body.

If you don’t chew it with water in your mouth, you’ll be surprised at how HOT the spice actually is in its raw form. You may even get yourself a little bit of a belly ache if you don’t take it properly because it is extremely potent.

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  • Dewey Fish

    I eat 5-6 Cloves Daily In Food Wraps of Red Leaf Lettuce With Other Ingredients like Dikon Rads , onions, Kinchi or avocado, etc along with A Korean Sungjung Bean Sauce… YUMMY! Its Kind Of Spicy But Super Tasty,,… You et it all in one mouthful To disperse the taste of TOO Spicy..

    • Double dub

      If only more men would eat this way

  • Dewey Fish

    I Almost Forgot… Fermented Garlic Taste Like CANDY.. It is a Sweet Tangy Taste That Quickly Will Become a NEW ADDICTION… My grandkids Cant get Enough so Prepare 5-6 jars at a time atleast… One Wuark last about a week around here… not to mention that the dermented juice make a FANTASTIC salad dressing…

  • Robert4health

    Peter Joslin's is a research scientist that was able to isolate the active ingredient in garlic called Allicin. He also holds the patent for his formula http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RkBY2_2hnIU and also http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=allicin – There are 445 science papers filed explaining the benefits of Allicin the active ingredient in garlic.
    1 – Anti-bacterial – wide spectrum of sensitive bacteria
    both gram positive and negative
    2- Anti-viral – Including common cold virus
    3- Anti-fungal – More effective because of its natural state
    4- Anti-Cancer – See Iowa women’ study
    5- Helps with cholesterol
    6- Helps with blood pressure
    7- Helps with blood sugar imbalances
    8- Helps to reduce plaque build up in coronary arteries
    9- Can kill MRSA
    Peters latest formula has Beta-Glucan’s plus Allicin. Making this a very powerful formula to boost your immune system. The product its called Immune. http://tinyurl.com/o83zw7k – help us get the word out.

  • szczuk6

    I find eating it with lettuce minimises the hot effect quite a bit. And parsley is supposed to counteract the pongy breath effect.

  • Double dub

    If we all eat garlic every day no one will notice garlic breath! Taken at the first sign of a cold or flu symptom it can lessen its duration or kill it. Also taking an enema cleans out toxic waste polluting the body and speed healing. Besides garlic rids the body of worms parasite over load!