Garlic is great for many reasons it lowers your blood pressure, LDL cholesterol ( Bad Cholesterol), triglycerides,and insulin levels. It may help promote weight loss and increases HDL cholesterol (Good Cholesterol) levels also helps break up blood clots. Garlic helps protect against heart disease, reduces your risk of having a heart attach and or stroke. If that wasn't enough it also reduces inflammation in asthma and arthritis so it reduces the pain as well. Garlic is known as a penicillin because of it's antibacterial and antiviral power. It helps against common cold, flu, stomach viruses, and Candida yeast. If eaten regularly a few times a week it may help protect against colon cancer. Garlic is a great source of B6, magnesium, selenium, and vitamin C. It is best eaten crushed and fresh but is still beneficial cooked or in a pill form.