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‘Garlic and ginger can reduce cancer risk to boost longevity’

Ageing is deterioration of the physiological functions in human body. It is associated with several diseases, such as cardiovascular disease, neurological disease, cancer and other metabolic disorders.

As oxidative stress and inflammation are the main contributors to the progression of ageing, various foods can either help or hinder this process. Studies and experts advise including more ginger and garlic into your meals to help boost longevity.

In a study published in Sift Deck Research Page, the role of garlic and ginger in anti-oxidative and anti-inflammatory effects in ageing was further investigated.

As reported on msn.com¸ the study noted: "Previous studies show that garlic lowers blood pressure, cholesterol, triglycerides, and homocysteine, boost immunity and decreases oxidative stress and inflammation, which are associated with anti-ageing mechanism. Scientific evidence suggests that garlic and ginger both showed the protective effects against oxidative stress by depleting ROS and inflammation and extending life span. Garlic and ginger are reported to have many bioactive compounds that exert antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects."

 

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