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In Russia: Garlic Fights Viral Invasions

Russians reach for this tasty herb when they want to stamp out colds, the flu or pretty much anything. Turns out it’s not just hocus pocus! Research at the University of Florida in Gainesville suggests just jazzing up your diet with a daily clove of garlic could cut your risk of viral infections as much as 43 percent -- even if you’re surrounded by sniffling, sneezing loved ones. Garlic is packed with allicin -- an immunity-boosting sulfur compound that sabotages the growth and spread of invading germs, study authors say.

Try these easy recipes tonight: A Garlic Dinner Party

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