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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 shows white adipose tissue is the most vulnerable organ to metabolic changes associated with obesity

When the body is exposed to a high-calorie diet, the physiological response is not homogeneous and some organs or tissues are more sensitive to metabolic stress. Under these conditions, the white adipose tissue of the abdominal cavity is the most vulnerable organ to obese metabolic changes, according to a new study published in the journal …

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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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