Heart Failure Averted by Dietary Nitrate, Gut Microbe Link: U of G Research  

Posted on Tuesday, March 14th, 2023

Preventing heart failure and managing diabetes are the potential benefits of a new discovery by University of Guelph researchers.   

The team has shown that nitrate – already a popular dietary supplement for athletes – can help improve cardiac health even in a state of obesity.  In an intriguing finding, the study is the first to link heart-health benefits of nitrate to gastrointestinal microbes.  (Link no longer available)

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