Lipid metabolism by gut flora influences cardiovascular disease

Although the relationship between cholesterol, triglycerides, and cardiovascular disease is well established, little is known about the role of the third major class of lipids – phospholipids. ¬†In this regard, the intestinal microflora play a crucial role in that they digest and absorb many crucial nutrients, including lipids. ¬†Therefore in this study the authors attempted […]

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