One way a diet rich in animal sourced foods—meat, eggs, and cheese—may contribute to heart disease, stroke, kidney failure, and death is through the production of toxin named TMAO.
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More on this revolutionary TMAO story can be found here:
• Carnitine, Choline, Cancer, and Cholesterol: The TMAO Connection (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/carnitine-choline-cancer-and-cholesterol-the-tmao-connection/)
• Egg Industry Response to Choline and TMAO (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/egg-industry-response-to-choline-and-tmao)
• How to Develop a Health Gut Ecosystem (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/how-to-develop-a-healthy-gut-ecosystem/)
• How Our Gut Bacteria Can Use Eggs to Accelerate Cancer (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/How-Our-Gut-Bacteria-Can-Use-Eggs-to-Accelerate-Cancer)
For more on kidney failure, see Preventing Kidney Failure Through Diet (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/preventing-kidney-failure-through-diet/) and Treating Kidney Failure Through Diet (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/treating-kidney-failure-through-diet/).
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