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The gut microbes’ response to digestion may help explain the risk of cardiovascular disease associated with red meat consumption

Chemicals produced in the digestive tract by gut microbes after eating red meat may help explain some of the higher risk of cardiovascular disease associated with eating red meat, according to a new study was published today in the journal of the American Heart Association Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis and vascular biology (ATVB). In the United States …

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Study quantifies association between red meat consumption, gut microbiome and cardiovascular disease in older adults

Eats more meat; especially red meat and processed meat; increase the risk of cardiovascular disease, and if so, why? Despite intensive studies, the influence of animal foods on atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) is hotly debated, and the mechanisms underlying possible effects of animal proteins remain unclear. Understanding the effects of meat consumption is particularly important …

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The gut microbiome may be the “black box” of nutritional research

In a recent article in the cell researchers from the University of Alberta, Canada, and University College Cork, Ireland, analyzed current dietary guidelines for gut microbiota. Review: Rethinking healthy eating in the light of the gut microbiome. Credit: Kateryna Kon/Shutterstock background Nutrition is critical to human health and the pathogenesis of noncommunicable chronic diseases at …

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