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Chronic red meat consumption alters gut microbiota, raises heart disease risk.

Saturated fat in red meat has long been linked to a raised risk of heart disease, with TMAO (trimethylamine N-oxide), a gut microbiota-generated metabolite, also linked to the pathogenesis of heart disease.  However, the link between chronic dietary patterns on TMAO production, metabolism, and renal excretion is still unclear.  Now, a study from researchers at the Cleveland Clinic identifies new

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