The evidence is mounting and is becoming indisputable: Gut bacteria play a role in strokes and heart attacks. The link may seem a little far-fetched, but cardiovascular disease may have less to do with what we eat and more to do with what chemicals gut bacteria make from the food we eat.

New research published in Circulation, a journal of the American Heart Association focused on the role of the compound choline — a building block of protein and essential to our diet — gut bacteria, and heart health. But, past research has been building up to this point, and it’s important to understand the… more

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