Garlic Extract lower total cholesterol levels

Does garlic extract lower total cholesterol levels?

Effectiveness Rating for Garlic Extract's Ability to Lower Total Cholesterol Levels

The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well garlic extract is able to lower total cholesterol levels. The overall rating for this claim is 1.5 out of 3. There is some research showing the supplement's ability to deliever on this particular claim is warranted. Using Garlic Extract to lower total cholesterol levels may lead to positive results.

Confidence Rating for Garlic Extract's Ability to Lower Total Cholesterol Levels

The confidence rating is a mesure of how valid the effectiveness rating is. This rating is based on how many studies are included in the database on this topic.

There are 4 studies in the database on garlic extract; the confidence rating is 80. A score above 80 means the effectiveness rating for this supplement is reliable. A score under 80 means there is insufficient evidence to ensure a reliable effectiveness rating.

References

Title of Study
Aged garlic extract supplementation modifies inflammation and immunity of adults with obesity: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial
The effect of aged garlic extract on blood pressure and other cardiovascular risk factors in uncontrolled hypertensives: the AGE at Heart trial
Effect of garlic (Allium sativum) powder tablets on serum lipids, blood pressure and arterial stiffness in normo-lipidaemic volunteers: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
The effects of garlic extract upon endothelial function, vascular inflammation, oxidative stress and insulin resistance in adults with type 2 diabetes at high cardiovascular risk. A pilot double blind randomized placebo controlled trial

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