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"It has been said that the builders of the pyramids ate garlic daily for endurance and strength, considering it to be one of the most valuable foods on this planet. garlic is known as a potent immune system stimulant and even touted as being a natural antibiotic. Additionally, garlic is also effective against fungal infections, as it aids in removing parasites, and has proven effective in fighting both Candida and yeast vaginitis. s Vitamin C. Supplementing with vitamin C not only enhances the immune system, but it can increase iron absorption by as much as 30 percent."
- Dr David W Tanton, Ph.D., Antidepressants, Antipsychotics, And Stimulants - Dangerous Drugs on Trial (Get the book.)

"Another treatment for vaginitis some women have found effective involves garlic. You can use garlic as a vaginal suppository by peeling off the clove's outer skin (while leaving the last thin layer of the skin intact) and inserting the clove into the vagina for twelve hours. Alternatively, you can place a crushed clove of garlic in vinegar and then, after straining the vinegar to remove the bits of garlic, use this liquid for a douche. Trichomonas infections are particularly resistant to self-care measures."
- Stephen Cummings and Dana Ullman, Everybody's guide to homeopathic medicines (Get the book.)

"Garlic extract The active ingredient in garlic, allicin, can help quell infections due to bacteria, viruses, parasites, and fungi. It is also an antioxidant. Due to its sulfhydryl groups, it even has some ability to act as a natural detoxifying agent, and helps flush heavy metals from the body. A reasonable daily dosage is in the range of 500 to 3,000 mg. per day, depending upon the patient and circumstances. Lauricidin. This medicinal oil, derived from coconut, is believed to help eradicate bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites."
- Kenneth Bock, Healing the New Childhood Epidemics: Autism, ADHD, Asthma, and Allergies: The Groundbreaking Program for the 4-A Disorders (Get the book.)

"It is thought that the chemical allicin, which is present in garlic, breaks down to sulfur, which has antibiotic properties. However, sulfur-containing antibiotic drugs can be substituted for the daily ingestion of garlic. GINGER Ginger {Zingiber officinale), which is obtained from the root of the ginger flower, is believed to have anti-inflammatory properties, and is used in Ayurvedic medicine for the treatment of inflammation and rheumatism. A recent treatment study of patients with osteoarthritis showed better efficacy for ibuprofen than ginger and no difference between ginger and placebo."
- J. Douglas Bremner, Before You Take that Pill: Why the Drug Industry May Be Bad for Your Health (Get the book.)

"Additional fish oil: 2 grams ?Garlic: 1 gram ?Hawthorne berry: 1,000-1,500 mg Note: garlic and hawthorne berry have very similar action to ACE (angiotensin converting enzyme) inhibitors in lowering blood pressure. Stable Angina Pectoris ?Multivitamin/mineral foundation program with 1 gram of fish oil ?Coenzyme Qk> 180-360 mg ?L-carnitine: 1,000-2,000 mg ?D-ribose: 10-15 grams ?Magnesium: 400-800 mg ?Vitamin K2: 150 meg MK-7 Note: I also recommend a daily beverage of green tea for any of my patients suffering from angina pectoris."
- Stephen T. Sinatra, M.D., The Sinatra Solution Metabolic Cardiology (Get the book.)

"In 1983, a paper appeared in an English medical journal entitled "Onion and garlic Oils Inhibit Tumor Promotion." This first position paper, about 3,500 years after Codex Ebers, was the initial step in verifying whether garlic actually had tumor-inhibiting properties. Two lines of research have since verified that garlic does indeed have cancer-prevention and possibly even cancer-inhibiting properties. One avenue of research pursued by many groups, most notably by a group led by Dr."
- James Scala Ph.D., 20 Natural Ways to Reduce the Risk of Prostate Cancer : A Mind-Body Approach to Health and Well-Being (Get the book.)

"Garlic A liquid garlic extract from Kyolic caused a 12 to 31% fall in cholesterol in most subjects after 6 months. garlic also inhibits the oxidation of cholesterol, which is a key step in the creation of an arteriosclerotic plaque. The endothelial lining of blood vessels appears to be protected against oxidative damage. Garlic also inhibits platelet clumping and thus may aid in preventing blood clots. garlic products are available in most health food stores. Fish Oil Hypertriglceridemia was reduced by 35% in persons taking fish oil (OMEGA 3 fatty acids)."
- James A. Howenstine, MD, A Physician's Guide To Natural Health Products That Work (Get the book.)

"Codex Ebers, a 3,550-year-old Egyptian medical papyrus, provided hundreds of therapeutic formulas, of which twenty-two used garlic. In 450 B.C., about one thousand years after Codex Ebers, Hippocrates considered garlic as one of the most important of his four hundred "simples," or therapeutic remedies. Among the therapeutic properties attributed to garlic in both Codex Ebers and Hippocrates' writings is its ability to stop tumors. Its use against tumors persisted throughout Asian and Western civilizations."
- James Scala Ph.D., 20 Natural Ways to Reduce the Risk of Prostate Cancer : A Mind-Body Approach to Health and Well-Being (Get the book.)

"You may already have everything you need to start cooking, but take a few minutes to make sure you are supplied with these important basics: • Colander • garlic press • Food chopper • Vegetable juicer • High-powered blender • Pressure cooker A powerful blender such as the Vita-Mix is very helpful. Only the more expensive, high-powered blenders will be able to make fruit sorbets from frozen fruits and creamy dressings and dips from nuts and seeds. They can also blend vegetables effortlessly for your fruit or green smoothies. It is a good investment that will last a lifetime."
- Dr. Joel Fuhrman, Eat For Health: Lose Weight, Keep It Off, Look Younger, Live Longer (2 book set) (Get the book.)

"TWO: BLENDED GREEN SOUPS Soups are infinitely variable, and their great advantage is the possibility of adding things in that you would never consider eating on their own, such as whole ginger root and multiple cloves of garlic. Also, because the entire meal is blended, it is more bioavailable (the blender pre-chews it for you) as long as you chew your soup as you eat it. This form of blended salad travels well, and can be made in the morning before heading out for your day."
- Gabriel Cousens, There Is a Cure for Diabetes: The Tree of Life 21-Day+ Program (Get the book.)

"Olive oil, sunflower seeds, almonds, corn, sesame seeds, safflower oil, and extra virgin olive oil are a source for linoleic acid. • garlic can lower blood pressure enough to reduce the risk of a stroke, coronary disease, and blood clots. And just as you should go out of your way to load up on these healthy foods, you should be just as vigilant about avoiding certain foods, especially these: • Fish, especially larger types that may contain high levels of mercury (see page 59)."
- Deirdre Imus, Growing Up Green: Baby and Child Care: Volume 2 in the Bestselling Green This! Series (Green This!) (Get the book.)

"And get your kids involved in the kitchen—show them how to chop up kale and crush garlic. Make mealtimes a pleasurable, relaxed experience for the whole family. Nursing Immediately after childbirth, you face your first big decision about that baby's diet: to breastfeed or not to breastfeed? We all know about the immunological benefits of breastfeeding. Breastfeeding can protect newborns from ear infections and other allergies. But in recent years, a new side has emerged to the breastfeeding debate: What about all the toxins the average childbearing-age woman is carrying around inside her?"

- Deirdre Imus, Growing Up Green: Baby and Child Care: Volume 2 in the Bestselling Green This! Series (Green This!) (Get the book.)

"Vi cup frozen green peas, thawed Vi cup carrots, shredded Vi cup frozen cut corn, thawed 1 cup fresh asparagus, cut Steam/saute the garlic in water in a heavy skillet for 1 minute. Add the broth and thyme and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer for 10 minutes. Add the spinach, pepper, peas, carrots, and corn; cover and simmer for 5 minutes. Add the asparagus, cover and simmer 2 to 4 minutes, or until tender."
- Steven V. Joyal, What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Diabetes: An Innovative Program to Prevent, Treat, and Beat This Controllable Disease (Get the book.)

"Feel free to add herbs and spices, including garlic, mustard, thyme, sage, tarragon, and others. Marinating foods can help delay the reactions that lead to glycotoxin formation. DO: Eat foods prepared using low-heat cooking methods that employ water or liquid, like poaching, stewing, braising, boiling, steaming, slow-cooker cooking, and so on. Include a raw vegetable salad (and fruit) every day. AVOID: broiling, frying, hot-oven roasting, grilling, barbecuing."

- Steven V. Joyal, What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Diabetes: An Innovative Program to Prevent, Treat, and Beat This Controllable Disease (Get the book.)

"Rosen emphasized the importance of letting the olive oil and garlic cool down first, to prevent burns. When I used this extremely effective remedy with Wyatt, I had him lie on his side and covered the treated ear with cotton. After a few minutes, I removed the cotton, the ear would drain a little, and that was it. Wyatt's ear doctor, Dr. Gwen Korovin, taught me another great technique for keeping children's ears clean and infection free: Put four drops of hydrogen peroxide in an ear dropper and have your child lie on her side with the ear that you're treating facing up."
- Deirdre Imus, Growing Up Green: Baby and Child Care: Volume 2 in the Bestselling Green This! Series (Green This!) (Get the book.)

"If your child already has type 2 diabetes and you're interested in learning about supplements to insulin injections and prescription diabetes medications, the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (a division of the National Institutes of Health) has published a report on the various natural supplements studied in the treatment of type 2 diabetes, including alpa-lipoic acid, garlic, magnesium, omega-3 fatty acids, coenzyme Q10, and chromium. You can find this illuminating report at www.nccam.nih.gov/health/diabetes."

- Deirdre Imus, Growing Up Green: Baby and Child Care: Volume 2 in the Bestselling Green This! Series (Green This!) (Get the book.)

"It is easy to juice a pound of leafy greens into a quart of juice, combined with celery, cucumber, lemon, Jerusalem artichoke, garlic, ginger, cayenne, curcumin, and many other low-glycemic delicious juiced ingredients. This travels, and makes for a great breakfast, mid-morning snack, afternoon pick-me-up, or even a hydrating, nutrient-dense dinner that won't put you to sleep, or keep you up at night with indigestion."
- Gabriel Cousens, There Is a Cure for Diabetes: The Tree of Life 21-Day+ Program (Get the book.)

"Option 2 4 ounces grilled pork tenderloin (grilled over the weekend) 1 cup steamed asparagus (from last night's dinner) 1 cup small red potatoes, boiled and then sauteed in olive oil with garlic (from dinner) 1 whole sliced orange 4 ounces hot green tea with honey Preparation time: < 5 minutes Calories: It's all healthy. Eat all you want! Lunch to Go Most people want a lunch that's quick and easy. Many of us have to grab lunch on the run, so we have no prep time. Here are some things you can do that work for your health: ?Refrigerate a container of chopped walnuts and flax meal."
- James Dowd and Diane Stafford, The Vitamin D Cure (Get the book.)

"Add onion and garlic and simmer until half the water has boiled away. Add Worcestershire sauce, chili paste, and bok choy and simmer until bok choy is soft. Sprinkle with lemon juice and serve. ?DAY 3 Breakfast ? Green Omelet* Dried figs Coffee or green tea ?DAY 3 Lunch ? Fiesta Bean Salad* Albacore tuna (in water) with tomato and lettuce Iced coffee ?DAY 3 Dinner ?"
- Steven V. Joyal, What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Diabetes: An Innovative Program to Prevent, Treat, and Beat This Controllable Disease (Get the book.)

"To avoid excess sodium, try to avoid products with: brine, disodium phosphate, garlic salt, onion salt, sodium alginate, sodium benzoate, sodium caseinate, sodium citrate, sodium hydroxide, sodium nitrate, sodium pectinate, sodium proprionate, and sodium sulfite. Also avoid anything using the words "pickled," "cured," "broth," and "soy sauce." They all indicate high sodium. Just because a product says that it has reduced sodium or is light in sodium, it does not mean it is a low-salt product. It only means it has less than the higher-salt version of the product."
- Dr. Joel Fuhrman, Eat For Health: Lose Weight, Keep It Off, Look Younger, Live Longer (2 book set) (Get the book.)

"Low-starch, low-calorie vegetables that are not green eggplant mushrooms spaghetti squash garlic onions tomatoes hearts of palm colorful peppers waterchestnuts If you are someone who needs to lose weight, the secret is to eat more of the raw vegetables, green vegetables and low-starch, low-calorie vegetables above. The more of these high-nutrient, low-calorie foods you eat, the easier it will be to lose weight."

- Dr. Joel Fuhrman, Eat For Health: Lose Weight, Keep It Off, Look Younger, Live Longer (2 book set) (Get the book.)

"Vi cup frozen green peas, thawed Vi cup carrots, shredded Vi cup frozen cut corn, thawed 1 cup fresh asparagus, cut Steam/saute the garlic in water in a heavy skillet for 1 minute. Add the broth and thyme and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer for 10 minutes. Add the spinach, pepper, peas, carrots, and corn; cover and simmer for 5 minutes. Add the asparagus, cover and simmer 2 to 4 minutes, or until tender."
- Steven V. Joyal, What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Diabetes: An Innovative Program to Prevent, Treat, and Beat This Controllable Disease (Get the book.)

"For American cuisine, use garlic, oregano, dill, cinnamon, and chiles. Each culture also emphasizes different foods. For example, in Italian and Sicilian cuisine, lemon, olives, tomato, and spinach are used. Thai and Balinese cuisines emphasize lime and coconut. Mexican and Spanish use lime, tomato, and avocado. Moroccan and African cuisines use olives, orange, lemon, tomato, and eggplant. Japanese and Chinese cuisines use lime, mung bean sprouts, bok choy, assorted veggies, snow peas, and cucumber. Middle Eastern and Greek cuisines use lemon, eggplant, tomato, and cucumber."
- Gabriel Cousens, There Is a Cure for Diabetes: The Tree of Life 21-Day+ Program (Get the book.)

"Found in apples, onions, and garlic, quercetin helps improve gene expression related to allergy and arthritis, and helps maintain the integrity of vascular tissue for improved circulation. Bioflavonoids, of which quercetin is one, are among the most important modifiers of gene expression, in addition to being antioxidants. Once we understand this first principle about eating a Culture of Life anti-diabetogenic diet, we start to understand that what we take into our body has very important healing effects. In a October 1997 article in Science by Dr."

- Gabriel Cousens, There Is a Cure for Diabetes: The Tree of Life 21-Day+ Program (Get the book.)

"Heat canola oil in a large pot over moderate heat; add onions, garlic, lemon juice, and ginger, and cook until softened, about 7 minutes. Stir often. 2. Add curry powder and cayenne and cook mixture for 3 minutes, stirring. 3. Add chicken, fold into onions, and cook 3 minutes. 4. Add tomatoes, including juice and cilantro, and bring to a simmer. Cover and cook, stirring occasionally, until chicken is cooked through, about 45 minutes. 5. Finely grind cashews in a food processor or electric spice grinder. 6. Add ground cashews to curry, along with yogurt, and simmer."
- James Dowd and Diane Stafford, The Vitamin D Cure (Get the book.)

"Many food groups are well known for their ability to reduce cancer risk: high intake of fruits, vegetables and flax seed (particularly the lignan fraction) and consumption of cruciferous vegetables and garlic. As well, the consumption of antioxidants such as lycopene, selenium, folic acid, vitamin B-12 and D are well known to reduce the risk of cancer. Also, the microbes in your body and your immune system play a role in preventing and stopping carcinogens from causing cancer in your body."
- Allison Tannis, Probiotic Rescue: How You can use Probiotics to Fight Cholesterol, Cancer, Superbugs, Digestive Complaints and More (Get the book.)

"Accompaniment: fresh baby spinach leaves Garnish: chopped fresh cilantro 1. Heat canola oil in a large pot over moderate heat; add onions, garlic, lemon juice, and ginger, and cook until softened, about 7 minutes. Stir often. 2. Add curry powder and cayenne and cook mixture for 3 minutes, stirring. 3. Add chicken, fold into onions, and cook 3 minutes. 4. Add tomatoes, including juice and cilantro, and bring to a simmer. Cover and cook, stirring occasionally, until chicken is cooked through, about 45 minutes. 5. Finely grind cashews in a food processor or electric spice grinder. 6."
- James Dowd and Diane Stafford, The Vitamin D Cure (Get the book.)

"Hawthorne berry: 1,000-1,500 mg Note: garlic and hawthorne berry have very similar action to ACE (angiotensin converting enzyme) inhibitors in lowering blood pressure. Stable Angina Pectoris ?Multivitamin/mineral foundation program with 1 gram of fish oil ?Coenzyme Qk> 180-360 mg ?L-carnitine: 1,000-2,000 mg ?D-ribose: 10-15 grams ?Magnesium: 400-800 mg ?Vitamin K2: 150 meg MK-7 Note: I also recommend a daily beverage of green tea for any of my patients suffering from angina pectoris."
- Stephen T. Sinatra, M.D., The Sinatra Solution Metabolic Cardiology (Get the book.)

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