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What are the health benefits of garlic extract?

Tim Ferriss
Fitness
Garlic extract and its constituent parts (allicin, s-allyl cysteine) have been used for applications ranging from cholesterol management to inhibiting lethal methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) staph infections.

Strangely, test subjects and I have had the best fat-loss results with extracts designed to deliver relatively high doses of allicin. Allicin, if delivered in a stable form, appears to have the ability to inhibit fat regain.
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