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Garlic and health

Kik C., Kahane R., Gebhardt R.. 2001. Nutrition Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases, 11 (4) : p. 57-65.

Garlic is a worldwide cultivated crop species which is well-known for its health beneficial effects. In this paper an overview is given on a number of important plant and health aspects of garlic. Furthermore an outline is presented of a European initiative which is aimed at the development of high quality garlic and the identification of biomarkers in atherosclerosis and cancer in humans for disease prevention.

Mots-clés : allium sativum; ail; santé; ressource génétique; amélioration des plantes; biochimie; soufre; artériosclérose; pharmacologie; néoplasme; propriété pharmacologique

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