Effect of garlic powder on C-reactive protein and plasma lipids in overweight and smoking subjects.

van Doorn MB, Espirito Santo SM, Meijer P, Kamerling IM, Schoemaker RC, Dirsch V, Vollmar A, Haffner T, Gebhardt R, Cohen AF, Princen HM, Burggraaf J

Epidemiologic studies suggest that garlic may have beneficial effects on risk factors associated with cardiovascular disease (CVD). However, these findings are not unambiguously supported by randomized placebo-controlled clinical trials.