Black Garlic is becoming more popular in the realm of culinary delights, becoming known for its distinct flavour and versatility. However, beyond its culinary uses, the health benefits of black garlic are also outstanding. The benefits range from suppressing cancer cell growth, lowering cholesterol, and even reducing inflammation.

Effects of Black Garlic on Metabolic Disorders

  Many studies have researched the impact of black garlic on metabolic disorders such as diabetes and high cholesterol. These studies show that black garlic causes a decrease in both body weight and cholesterol. Black Garlic also reduces oxidative stress markers such as insulin sensitivity. Further, Black garlic in diabetic mice has shown to have “lowered blood glucose, prevented glycogen in the liver, and improved lipid metabolism by increasing the activity of glutamic oxaloacetic transaminase, glutamic pyruvic transaminase, and γ-GTP”(1.)   (2.

Benefits of Black Garlic in Obesity

Beyond reducing body weight in mice, as is shown in a study by Martha Thomson, (3.) Black garlic also prevents “the development of chronic diseases associated with low-grade inflammation in adults with obesity”. A study by Xu et al on “51 healthy adults shows that consuming a daily dose of 3.6 g black garlic prevented the increase of serum tumour necrosis factor α (TNF-α), interleukin-6 (IL-6), and reduced the levels of blood low-density lipoprotein in adult obesity.” (4.

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Benefits of Black Garlic in Digestive Diseases

  Black Garlic has shown to impact liver diseases; states a study on wister rats with liver injury. “The administration of black garlic has shown a hepatoprotective effect  based on protection against oxidative damage.” (5.

   Black Garlic also has significant results in treating “diseases related to inflammation, such as lethal sepsis, endometriosis, rheumatoid arthritis, [and] inflammatory bowel diseases.”(6.)

Effects of Black Garlic on Cancer Diseases

  “Many pre-clinical studies have been conducted to investigate the anti-cancer effects of [Black Garlic] due to its various health benefits and pharmacological effects including antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, apoptosis induction, anti-proliferation, and anti-angiogenesis” (7.) Studies have also shown that Black Garlic is capable of suppressing cancer cell growth, shown in tumor-bearing mice. These results have been attributed to black garlic’s antioxidant properties, which are significantly more than fresh garlic may contain. (8.)

   In conclusion, black garlic emerges not only as a tasty treat but also as a potent ally in promoting overall well-being. Its impressive array of health benefits underscores its status as a superfood worth incorporating into our diets. Our Black Garlic is made from 100% Alberta-grown Russian Red Garlic, which enforces our vision to create an excellent product from start to finish.  Buy Black Garlic today at our shop to bring these health benefits into your own home! 

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