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If you’re overweight or drink too much alcohol, you are at risk of developing a fatty liver, a common liver disease that affects approximately 25 per cent of the population. And there is currently no medical treatment for the disease. Researchers at Karolinska Institutet have now shown how a greater intake of inorganic nitrate can prevent the accumulation of fat in the liver.


Penn State University researchers conducted a study to determine if garlic possesses anti-cancer properties.  They gave volunteers a nontoxic form of sodium nitrate along with capsules containing 1, 3 or 5 grams fresh garlic, 3 grams aged garlic extract, or 500 milligrams vitamin C for 7 days. The participants’ urine samples were collected and analyzed […]