• Association of diet with circulating trimethylamine-N-oxide concentration

    8 days ago - By American Journal of Clinical Nutrition

    ABSTRACTBackgroundTrimethylamine-N-oxide is a compound that is present in seafood and produced through human gut microbial metabolism of its precursors. Previous studies have suggested that elevated TMAO concentrations are associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular events. However, the association between diet and TMAO concentrations in free-living adult populations has not been adequately described.ObjectivesThe objective of this study was to identify dietary predictors of plasma TMAO concentrations.MethodsTMAO concentrations were assessed in 2 fasting plasma samples collected 6...
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