Garlic gets a bad rap, unless you are an Italian mama and use it liberally to give robust flavor to your special pasta sauce. This funny-looking vegetable with its rotund shape, delicate parchment-like skin and appendages that resemble toes, has long been the brunt of cartoons (i.e. two people – one with a discernible breath of air being emitted, the other beating a hasty retreat.
Health Benefits Beyond Belief
Whether you get your daily dose of garlic in the food you eat, or via supplements, be advised that you are improving your health with every dose you ingest.
The method of consuming garlic for health benefits is really a personal preference. Of course, it is easier to just buy the supplements to ensure you are getting the recommended dosage for optimal health benefits. The recommended dosages for garlic use are listed below. Though they are considered “safe doses”, before embarking on any supplement use, check with your doctor to ensure it does not counteract with existing health conditions or prescription/over-the-counter medications you are currently using. Ask your health practitioner for the recommended dosage, brand, and, if the supplement contains an odor or not.