Tag: carnitine

Group B Vitamins: the Support Team of Metabolism

We know that vitamins do not directly yield energy, however many of them are required so that energy can be efficiently extracted from the energetic nutrients. This is the case for group B vitamins, which are necessary in a large number of metabolic pathways collectively known as energy metabolism: the extraction of energy from carbohydrates,…


Carnitine, Choline, Cancer and Cholesterol: The TMAO Connection

“Carnitine, Choline, Cancer and Cholesterol: The TMAO Connection” Earlier this month, a research team at the Cleveland Clinic offered a novel explanation as to why meat intake may be related to mortality. “Numerous studies have suggested a decrease in atherosclerotic disease risk — heart disease our #1 killer –” “in vegan and vegetarian individuals compared…


How Our Gut Bacteria Can Use Eggs to Accelerate Cancer

[Music] we are walking communities comprised not only about Homo sapiens hosts but also of trillions of symbiotic commensal microorganisms within the gut and on every other surface of our bodies there are more bacterial cells in our gut than there are human cells in our entire body in fact only about 10% of the…


How to Reduce Your TMAO Levels

[Music] eating choline and carnitine rich foods meat eggs and dairy can be converted by gut flora into trimethylamine which can then be turned into TMAO and our liver a toxic compound which may increase our risk of heart failure kidney failure and atherosclerosis heart attacks and strokes the good news is though that this…