Heart Disease, Gut Microbes, and Red Wine
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Heart Disease, Gut Microbes, and Red Wine

The gut microbiota may play a larger role in preventing heart disease than formerly thought and it is getting help from an old anti-heart disease friend, red wine.

Red wine contains a compound called resveratrol that has been shown to have anti-atherosclerosis effects. When gut microbes are disturbed by diet or medications, resveratrol helps remodel the natural mictrobiota, a large contributor to atherosclerosis or hardening of the arteries. The gut microbiota plays a large roll in many health issues, keep yours healthy!





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