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Grapes may Boost good Bacteria and Drop LDL fast

Among the beneficial bacteria that increased was Akkermansia, a bacteria of keen interest for its beneficial effect on glucose and lipid metabolism, as well as on the integrity of the intestinal lining.  Additionally, a decrease in blood cholesterols was observed including total cholesterol by 6.1% and LDL cholesterol by 5.9%.  Bile acids, which are linked to cholesterol metabolism, were decreased by 40.9%.

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Yang J, Kurnia P, Henning SM, Lee R, Huang J, Garcia MC, Surampudi V, Heber D, Li Z. Effect of Standardized Grape Powder Consumption on the Gut Microbiome of Healthy Subjects: A Pilot Study. Nutrients. 2021; 13(11):3965.

Grapes, grape powder, gut microbiome, cholesterol,  bile acids, Akkermansia, , proanthocyanidins, anthocyanins, leucoanthocyanidin, quercetin, kaempferol, stilbenes, ellagic acid, microbial diversity

#grapes #LDL #Akkermansia #cholesterol #bileacids #proanthocyanidins, #anthocyanins #leucoanthocyanidin #quercetin #microbiome

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