Effect of L. plantarum on CVD risk factors in smokers – (12-05-02)

Effect of L. plantarum on CVD risk factors in smokers

Wow…talk about cutting across organ systems!! This study shows many cardiovascular benefits (inflammatory markers, lipids, BP, fibrinogen and leptin) from probiotic use. A gastrointestinal intervention resulting in multi-factorial cardiovascular benefits. Go figure. Now if only gastroenterologists would recognize that probiotic therapy actually exists. And if only they would mention this benefit to cardiologists…And if only pigs could fly.

AJCN — Abstracts: Naruszewicz et al. 76 (6): 1249

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