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[Nutrition] Flashback Friday: How Our Gut Bacteria Can Use Eggs to Accelerate Cancer

 

The reason egg consumption is associated with elevated cancer risk may be the TMAO, considered the “smoking gun” of microbiome-disease interactions.

Michael Greger, M.D. FACLM is a physician, New York Times bestselling author, and internationally recognized professional speaker on a number of important public health issues. Dr. Greger has lectured at the Conference on World Affairs, the National Institutes of Health, and the International Bird Flu Summit, among countless other symposia and institutions; testified before Congress; has appeared on shows such as The Colbert Report and The Dr. Oz Show; and was invited as an expert witness in defense of Oprah Winfrey at the infamous "meat defamation" trial. In 2017, he was honored with the ACLM Lifestyle Medicine Trailblazer Award.

DOCTOR'S NOTE

What did the egg industry do in response to this information? Distort the scientific record. See Egg Industry Response to Choline and TMAO.

This isn’t the first time the egg industry has been caught in the act. See, for example:

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