ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Benefits of Garlic -For Hair, Immune system, blood cholesterol, cancer control and anti ageing

Updated on October 17, 2012

Garlic benefits for man and hair has been proved and used by mankind for centuries.Since ages, men have been suffering from cardiovascular diseases in greater number than women. For example, men are more likely to have heart attacks early in their live than women. Also, Men are more likely to have cholesterol related diseases as compared to women. Hence Men has more reasons to have garlic in their daily diet compared to women.

Men are more likely to be diagnosed with prostate, throat, colon and stomach cancers. More than 700 thousand American are diagnosed with cancer every year and more than 35% of them die which is a huge figure.

Let us see now how regular intake of Garlic can help to avoid Men's health related diseases:

Garlic prevent heart attack
Garlic prevent heart attack

1. Reduce Cholesterol and chances of heart attack

Regular intake of Garlic reduces bad cholesterol and make sure that flow of blood in your veins are not blocked. This means that there are less chances of heart attack or stroke in event of cardiovascular event. It is necessary to take garlic either raw or in vegetable curry so that you get a regular portion of garlic everyday. If you are OK with its pungent smell, then its advisable to take garlic raw with some salt.

2. Prevent Cancer for Men

As mentioned above more than 35% of the men diagnosed with Cancer in America die which can be reduced by regular intake of garlic. Although its not conclusively proved, some study suggests that if garlic is consumed regularly, it will decrease the risk of prostate, throat, colon and stomach cancers which have the most percentage in the total case reported for men. However apart from eating garlic, experts advise to have a healthy lifestyle to reduce the risk of cancer.

3. Garlic build up Immune system

Garlic play a important role in building up your immune system. When I was young, I always used to catch cold. My mother used to give me roasted garlic to eat which used to help me a lot. It has been proved now that garlic reduces respiratory infections which causes common cold. It is anti fungal and is used my medics in treatment of bronchitis, pneumonia, infections and HIV. However, always make sure that your are not eating too much of garlic as it is hot in nature.

4. Garlic acts as an antiaging and Anti Oxidants

Garlic is a very useful antioxidant. Antioxidant are molecules which prevent other molecules from oxidation. In food, antioxidant are those which inhibits the food particles from deterioration. They are also used in food processing industry to protect food for long time. In human body, antioxidants like garlic fight against the free radicals and help the aging process. You may have seen people who smoke a lot or live in a polluted environment looks more aged which is due to the fact that these free oxidating radicals are more produced in their body. However, it has also been proved that too much of anti oxidant also damages body, so they should always be taken in limit.


    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • Janellegems profile image


      2 years ago from United States

      Great Hub. Thanks for sharing all these wonderful health benefits of garlic. I did not know it was good for your immune system.

    • Darren Owens profile image

      Darren Owens 

      5 years ago from Bay Area, California

      I love garlic


    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

    Show Details
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)