A healthy heart is central to overall good health. Embracing a healthy lifestyle can prevent heart disease and lower risk for a heart attack or stroke. Alterations in the gut microbiome could play a role in cardiovascular disease.
Intestinal microbiota play an important role in human health and disease, including cardiovascular diseases. Changes in the composition of gut microbiota associated with disease, referred to as dysbiosis, have been linked to atherosclerosis, hypertension, heart failure, chronic kidney disease, obesity, and type 2 diabetes mellitus. In addition to alterations in gut microbiota composition, the metabolites produced by the gut microbiota have been identified as contributing factors in the development of diseases.
Normal gut microbiota can be replenished through the consumption of probiotics. Probiotics play an important role in maintaining heart health , regulating cholesterol levels and inflammation. Probiotics are capable of producing an enzyme called bile salt hydrolase (BSH) which causes a decrease in the absorption of cholesterol in the bloodstream. A healthy gut is a simple move toward a healthy lifestyle.
Probiotics are capable of producing an enzyme called bile salt hydrolase (BSH) which causes a decrease in the absorption of cholesterol in the bloodstream. Lactobacillus salivarius UBLS-22 is a unique, well-documented, and proven probiotic for lowering LDL cholesterol and increasing HDL cholesterol levels thereby keeping the heart healthy
Adults: 1-2 capsules daily