Supplementation With Aged Garlic Extract Improves Both NK And γδ-T Cell Function And Reduces The Severity Of Cold And Flu Symptoms: A Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Nutrition Intervention
|Trial Design||Double blind|
|Trial Length||1-6 months|
|Number of Subjects||120|
|Age Range||18-29, 30-44, 45-64|
Supplementation of 2.56g of aged garlic extract to otherwise healthy persons for 90 days was associated with increases in natural killer cells and γδ-T cells in serum (2-fold and 8-fold, respectively), and this was associated with a significantly reduced risk of developing sickness and a lesser decrease in symptoms.Funding issues for this study:
Glutathione in PBMCs was noted to be increased in the garlic group but not control.
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