Do you want to learn more about how what you eat affects your risk for heart and vascular disease? Dr. Steven Nissen, Chief Academic Officer, Chief Academic Officer, Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart & Vascular talks with Dr. Stan Hazen, Co-Section Head, Preventive Cardiology and researcher about gut bacteria and how it relates to cardiovascular disease.
Dr. Hazen answers questions about what is TMAO and how it is related to diet and risk of heart and vascular disease. What type of gut bacteria is most often related to heart disease? What type of research is going on to treat gut bacteria and cardiovascular risk? And – why is the Mediterranean effective in preventing heart disease?
This video is from the Cleveland Clinic YouTube Channel.