Steak, Bacteria, and Heart Disease | GenomeWeb

A link between eating red meat and heart disease has been known for a while, but just how eating a steak leads to atherosclerosis isn't quite clear, writes The Economist. Stanley Hazen from the Cleveland Clinic, though, says the effect might be mediated through the gut microbiome.

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