Probiotics Can Overcome High-Salt Intake, So Can They Reduce High Blood Pressure?

Probiotics Can Overcome High-Salt Intake, So Can They Reduce High Blood Pressure?

Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode undefined

  • Dec 14, 2017
  • 14:30 mins

Guest: Eric Alm, PhD, Professor of Biological Engineering and Civil Environmental Engineering and Co-Director, Center for Microbiome Informatics and Therapeutics, MIT Friendly bacteria – or probiotics - found in yogurt or sauerkraut, can help maintain balance in the gut microbiome. And new research suggests that probiotic supplements may be able to counteract some of the negative effects of a high-salt diet, which is known to contribute to high blood pressure.

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