Gut microbiome linked to artery health

Women with lower diversity of “healthy” gut bacteria showed greater arterial stiffness, suggesting that altering the gut microbiome with diet, medication or probiotics could play a role in preventing cardiovascular disease, according to new research published in the European Heart Journal.

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Stephanie Figon, MS, RDN, LD

Founder of NutriScape.NET. As a dietitian since 1992, Steph Figon has had experiences in consulting, 15 years in clinical, and has operated a private practice nutrition counseling office for since 2011. Connect on Linkedin