SAC can reduce the risk of stroke and neurodegenerative damage. SAC (S-allylcysteine) is a substance found in garlic, a sulphur compound with a protein (amino acid). Many studies of SAC support its beneficial effects on health. SAC can reduce the risk of stroke and neurodegenerative damage. SAC is a powerful antioxidant, a water-soluble compound that works differently from other antioxidants. It is easily absorbed in the gastrointestinal tract and can quickly be detected in various tissues (kidney, liver, lung, brain).

This suggests that, at a clinical level, SAC has prophylactic (preventative) properties. SAC could be used as a medicine to prevent oxidative damage in chronic degenerative diseases.

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Source: https://www.hindawi.com/journals/omcl/2012/907162/