Raw garlic consumption is inversely associated with prehypertension in a large-scale adult population

Journal of Human Hypertension, Published online: 24 September 2019; doi:10.1038/s41371-019-0257-0Raw garlic consumption is inversely associated with prehypertension in a large-scale adult population
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Source: International Journal of Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Tags: Int J Endocrinol Source Type: research
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