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TMAO: A New Indicator for Heart Problems

We found that the Cleveland patients with higher TMAO levels were more likely to experience a major adverse cardiovascular event at 30 days, six months and seven years after their admittance to hospital. Medical Xpress January 10, 2017 The bacteria that inhabit our gut digest food and produce metabolites that can have a marked effect on the heart and blood vessels. Researchers have found that measuring the levels of a molecule called trimethylamine N-oxide (TMAO) that is produced by the… Keep Reading

Are Eggs Risky for Heart Health?

The evidence that eating an egg a day is safe for most people comes from huge studiesthat have followed hundreds of thousands of people over decades From the Harvard Health Letter January, 2017 Ask the Doctor Q. Does eating eggs really increase your risk of a heart attack? A. From what we know today, here’s the bottom line: for most people, an egg a day does not increase your risk of a heart attack, a stroke, or any other type… Keep Reading

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