Flashback Friday: How Our Gut Bacteria Can Use Eggs to Accelerate Cancer | Dr. Michael Greger | Nutritionfacts.org

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

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:

For background on TMAO, see my original coverage in Carnitine, Choline, Cancer, and Cholesterol: The TMAO Connection and then find out How to Reduce Your TMAO Levels.

This is all part of the microbiome revolution in medicine, the underappreciated role our gut flora play in our health. For more, see:

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The original video aired on 5/8/17