How to Reduce Your TMAO Levels04:33

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Published on October 9, 2017

Should we be concerned about high-choline plant foods such as broccoli producing the same toxic TMAO that results from eating high-choline animal foods such as eggs?

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That was a fun video to record. Can you hear the frustration in my voice reading paper after paper proposing these ridiculous (but profitable!) answers when the safe, simple, side-effect free solution was staring them in the face the whole time? Makes me think of so many parallels, to the least of which are:
• How Not to Die from Heart Disease (
• How Not to Die from Diabetes (
• How Not to Die from High Blood Pressure (

For more on TMAO, the “smoking gun” of diet-microbiome-disease interactions, see:
• Eggs, Choline, and Cancer (httpss://
• Carnitine, Choline, Cancer, and Cholesterol: The TMAO Connection (
• Egg Industry Response to Choline and TMAO (
• How to Develop a Healthy Gut Ecosystem (httpss://
• How to Treat Heart Failure and Kidney Failure with Diet (

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