As physicians steer patients away from drugs that can do more harm than good, like antibiotics, probiotics have attracted much attention as a safer way to treat allergies. For example, giving patients a drink containing a proprietary strain of Lactobacillus
Allium sativum, better known as garlic, is a versatile and flavorful member of the onion family. Not only has garlic been used to bring flavor to foods for thousands of years, this vegetable has a long history in natural medicine.
According to the CDC, heart disease is the leading cause of death among American men and women, claiming more than 600,000 lives every year. Of the 735,000 Americans who have a heart attack every year, more than 70 percent (525,000)