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Posts tagged garlic

July 29, 2014

 

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Why Dark Chocolate Is Good For You

Seemingly decadent, eating dark chocolate is actually good for your heart. Scientists may have finally figured out why.

January 8, 2014

 

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Does An Onion A Day Keep The Doctor Away?

As it turns out, the same compounds that make you cry may also keep you healthy.

May 31, 2013

 

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Garlic And The Enzyme Alliinase

If you're a garlic lover (or hater) --these two basic guidelines might help: chopping garlic heightens the flavor and smell, while cooking mellows it.

August 15, 2011

 

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True Love And Garlic

Why don't tooth-brushing and mouthwash really help? Why makes garlic so persistently stinky?

March 1, 2011

 

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Vampire-Like Symptoms Occur With Hereditary Porphyria

The legend of the vampire, Dracula, may have had its basis in a very real disease known as Hereditary Porphyria.

June 18, 2007

 

Garlic Cloves

Garlic, Revealed

Everyone knows that garlic is good for you. It lowers cholesterol, prevents cancer and heart disease, and even makes mosquito bites stop itching...right?

September 27, 2003

 

True Love and Garlic

Garlic-lovers, and the unfortunate people who love them, are well aware of the reeking breath that’s caused by the tiniest bit of garlic. So why don’t products like toothpaste and mouthwash help lessen the stench? What makes garlic so persistently stinky?

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