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Healthy gut, healthy heart




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February is that time of year when your heart can cause funny feelings in your gut around Valentine’s Day.

Research shows daily doses of probiotics could help reduce heart disease, according to the American Heart Association. Probiotics are live, beneficial bacteria that occur naturally in the gut, believed to have helpful effects. In particular, researchers have shown a daily regimen of probiotics can lower cholesterol, especially “bad” LDL cholesterol, and reduce saturated fatty acids linked to plaque buildup that clogs arteries.

Another study shows that lack of bacteria diversity in the gut may be linked to obesity, which, of course, can lead to heart disease and diabetes. Recent Canadian research suggests probiotics can help women lose weight and keep it off.

It all adds up to one thing: If you love your heart and those around you, you should consider taking a probiotic regularly for a happy gut, healthy heart, and hearty life, Hoberman said.
 

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