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Cardiovascular disease

The diet–microbe morbid union

A common dietary component that some people even take as a supplement is converted by the gut microbiota to harmful metabolites linked to heart disease. This finding has cautionary implications. See Article p.57

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Figure 1: From diet to disease.

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Rak, K., Rader, D. The diet–microbe morbid union. Nature 472, 40–41 (2011). https://doi.org/10.1038/472040a

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