Garlic is a bulbous plant native to central Asia that is a species of the onion genus, Allium. It is one of the oldest cultivated plants that has been grown for over 5,000 years. Garlic is commonly used for medicinal purposes and as a seasoning ingredient due to its pungent flavor and smell. Garlic is rich in a variety of sulfuric compounds including thiosulfinates, sulfoxides, and dithiins which may help make up for the lack of sulfur in the typical US diet . The presence of diallyl sulfides in garlic helps to increase production of a protein called ferroportin. Ferroportin is a protein that travels across cell membranes and forms a passageway for stored iron to leave cells . Additionally, garlic is a great source of manganese, vitamin B6, vitamin C, and selenium .
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In the Morning With a Meal on a Long-Term Basis
200-600 mg per serving
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