Plant-based meat products reduce trimethylamine-N-oxide, other CVD risk factors

Replacing animal meat with plant-based alternatives improved several CVD risk factors, including trimethylamine-N-oxide, in generally healthy participants compared with a diet with animal meat, researchers found in the SWAP-MEAT trial.“This is one alternative,” Christopher Gardner, PhD, professor of medicine at the Stanford Prevention Research Center at Stanford University School of Medicine, told Healio. “I have some people who are resistant and they won’t stop because they like the taste, it’s familiar to them, it’s their social norm or their culturalRead More

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