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A new study shows that the health of your gut coincides with risk of heart disease. High fat diets cause a condition called gut dysbiosis which leads to high blood pressure and plaque build up in arteries. Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death and they can be prevented early by ingesting probiotics and maintaining a healthy gut. Probiotics can help colonize the gut and slow the circulatoring of cholesterol. More research needs to be conducted on gut health and probiotics.

Key Takeaways:

  • High fat in your diet has been shown to cause a syndrome known as guy dysbiosis.
  • This imbalance can increase your risk for various health problems including atherosclerosis.
  • Eating prebiotics, or fruits and veggies that are beneficial for our gut bacteria, can promote the bacteria’s hearth healthy components.

“This confers lactobacilli strains an advantage in colonizing the human gut”

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