Garlic belongs to the genus Allium and is closely related to the, onion, rakkyo (an onion found in Asia), scallion, chive, leek, and shallot.And is used widely as a flavoring in cooking, but it has also been used as a medicine throughout ancient and modern history; it has been taken to prevent and treat a wide range of conditions and diseases. Garlic is also used today by some people for the prevention of lung cancer, prostate cancer, beast cancer, stomach cancer, rectal can, and colon cancer.
It has been proven that People who ate raw garlic at least twice a week during the 7 year study period had a 45 percent lower risk of developing lung cancer, according to a study conducted at the Jiangsu Provincial Center for Disease Control and Prevention in China.
Organo-sulfur compounds found in garlic have been identified as effective in destroying the cells in glioblastomas, a type of deadly brain tumor.
Garlic acts as a powerful anti biotics, Diallyl sulfide, a compound in garlic, was 100 times more effective than two popular antibiotics in fighting the Campylobacter bacterium. The Campylobacter bacterium is one of the most common causes of intestinal infections.
Diallyl trisulfide, a component of garlic oil, helps protect the heart during cardiac surgery and after a heart attack.
It has been investigated that Allium vegetables, especially garlic intake, are related to a decreased risk of prostate cancer. So I encourage my fellew men in this blog the to add garlic to anything they cook like rice,stew, as this will prevent them from getting prostate cancer.