- Intake of garlic and its bioactive components
Department of Research and Development, Wakunaga of America Company, Mission Viejo, CA 92691, USA
J Nutr 131:955S-62S. 2001
..Although not all of the active ingredients are known, ample research suggests that several bioavailable components likely contribute to the observed beneficial effects of garlic...
- Clarifying the real bioactive constituents of garlic
Department of Research and Development, Wakunaga of America Co, Mission Viejo, CA 92691, USA
J Nutr 136:716S-725S. 2006
..Further studies are needed to confirm their bioavailability and associated activities...
- Homocysteine-lowering action is another potential cardiovascular protective factor of aged garlic extract
Yu Yan Yeh
Department of Nutritional Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16803, USA
J Nutr 136:745S-749S. 2006
..More importantly, in addition to its cholesterol-lowering potential, blood pressure-lowering effect, and antioxidant property, a hypohomocysteinemic action may be another important cardiovascular protective factor of AGE...
- Inhibiting progression of coronary calcification using Aged Garlic Extract in patients receiving statin therapy: a preliminary study
Matthew J Budoff
Division of Cardiology, Harbor UCLA Medical Center Research and Education Institute, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
Prev Med 39:985-91. 2004
..However, no study has evaluated the ability of AGE to inhibit vascular calcification, a marker of plaque formation in human coronary arteries...
- Aged garlic extract may be safe for patients on warfarin therapy
Department of Medicine, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
J Nutr 136:793S-795S. 2006
..Although the risk-benefit ratio of AGE use needs to be considered carefully when warfarin therapy is necessary, its positive effects may be beneficial to people with a high-risk background or who are taking cardiovascular medications...
- Aged garlic extract is a potential therapy for sickle-cell anemia
Department of Medicine, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, UCLA School of Medicine, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
J Nutr 136:803S-805S. 2006
..8+/-15.3% at follow-up; P=0.03). These data suggest that AGE has a significant antioxidant activity on sickle RBCs. AGE may be further evaluated as a potential therapeutic agent to ameliorate complications of sickle-cell anemia...
- Aged garlic extract has potential suppressive effect on colorectal adenomas in humans
Department of Endoscopy, Hiroshima University Hospital, Japan
J Nutr 136:821S-826S. 2006
..04). The results suggest AGE suppresses progression of colorectal adenomas in humans. It appears that AGE has multiple pathways to reduce cancer incidence and suppress its growth and proliferation...
- A randomized factorial study of the effects of long-term garlic and micronutrient supplementation and of 2-wk antibiotic treatment for Helicobacter pylori infection on serum cholesterol and lipoproteins
Beijing Institute for Cancer Research, Beijng, China
Am J Clin Nutr 84:912-9. 2006
..Little is known about the long-term effects of garlic or micronutrient supplementation on total, HDL, and LDL cholesterol in disease-free persons...
- A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, clinical study of the general effects of a standardized Lycium barbarum (Goji) Juice, GoChi
FreeLife International, LLC, Phoenix, AZ 85040, USA
J Altern Complement Med 14:403-12. 2008