Allicin, which is a compound of garlic has hypocholesterolemic (cholesterol-lowering), hypolipidemic (Lowering of the lipid ratio), and antihypertensive (lowering blood pressure) activity[17,18].
Garlic prevents free radicals accumulation and supports body protective mechanisms that destroy free radicals .
This in tune will help prevent the weakening of the blood vessel walls that can easily occur when with the consumption of carbs, sugars, and alcohols.
This study has pointed to the beneficial cardioprotective action of garlic in essential hypertension.
The proven antioxidative, hypocholesterolemic, antithrombotic, and antihypertensive properties of garlic help in the prevention of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases, and lessen the risk of development of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease [29,30].