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Garlic lowered ovarian, colorectal, and other cancer rates - Prevention (article link)

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- Garlic contains heart-protecting compounds.
- Garlic contains more than 70 active phytochemicals, including allicin, which studies show may decrease high blood pressure by as much as 30 points.
- High consumption of garlic lowered rates of ovarian, colorectal, and other cancers, according to a research review in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

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The key to healthier garlic: Crush the cloves, and let them stand for up to 30 minutes before heating them, which activates and preserves the heart-protecting compounds, according to a 2007 study from Argentina.