Old garlic bulbs that have grown ‘sprouts’ are often considered past their prime, however new research suggests these aging bulbs have higher levels of heart-healthy antioxidants than their fresh counterparts.
Frutarom has launched a black garlic extract, which the firm says can be used in dietary supplements and functional foods to deliver garlic’s heart health benefits without its characteristic bad breath effects.
Canadian scientists have found that the antioxidant power of garlic is related to the organic compound allicin, research that deepens our understanding of the potential benefits of this food and supplements favourite.
Nutra Products is using the 'unsocial' side of garlic as a selling
point to promote its garlic supplement ingredient Garlieze, for
which it recently presented a study at the Annual Meeting of the
American College of Nutrition.
UK firm Allimax, which has developed a patented form of the garlic
antioxidant compound allicin, will use ongoing research to help it
move out of the crowded garlic supplements segment into a new,
higher value 'anti-microbials'...