Garlic powder intake and cardiovascular risk factors: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled clinical trials

@inproceedings{Kwak2014GarlicPI,
  title={Garlic powder intake and cardiovascular risk factors: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled clinical trials},
  author={Jin Sook Kwak and Ji Yeon Kim and Ju Eun Paek and You Jin Lee and Haeng Ran Kim and Dong-Sik Park and Oran Kwon},
  booktitle={Nutrition research and practice},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES Although preclinical studies suggest that garlic has potential preventive effects on cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors, clinical trials and reports from systematic reviews or meta-analyses present inconsistent results. The contradiction might be attributed to variations in the manufacturing process that can markedly influence the composition of garlic products. To investigate this issue further, we performed a meta-analysis of the effects of garlic powder on CVD… CONTINUE READING