Akkermansia muciniphila, a bacterium that colonizes the mucus layer of the intestinal wall, contributes to the maintenance of this protective layer and generates metabolites that have several beneficial effects on metabolism and immunity.
For the same amount, physical exercise performed in the late morning rather than at another time of day was associated with a lower risk of cardiovascular disease, according to a study carried out among 86,657 participants from the UK-Biobank cohort.
A new American study shows an unfavourable association between red meat consumption and the incidence of cardiovascular disease, an association attributable in part to TMAO and other L-carnitine metabolites.
Many studies have reported that the incidence of periodontitis is strongly correlated with the presence of several other diseases whose development is influenced by chronic inflammation, including cardiovascular disease.
The risk of cardiovascular events can be significantly reduced by replacing as much as possible the intake of foods rich in simple sugars and refined flour with plant-based foods containing complex carbohydrates.