Gut bacteria make red meat bad for the heart

Digesting animal proteins creates byproducts that spike the risk of cardiovascular disease

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Nutritionists advise that red meat should be eaten in moderation, because too much spike the risk of cardiovascular disease.

But, how?

Scientists aren’t entirely sure. One camp says it’s the saturated fat in animal proteins, while others say that…

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River D'Almeida, Ph.D

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