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It has been demonstrated through experimental and clinical studies that there is a bi-directional interaction between the gut microbiota and the different organs of the body and that the use of probiotics is a beneficial approach for preventing and treating gut dysbiosis. We have demonstrated that the use of kefir for more than 30 days reduces the cognitive disorders observed in old Alzheimer patients suffering from dementia.

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The search for functional food, such as, milk fermented with kefir grains contribute to a healthy gut microbiota.


In the present review, we show evidence of the beneficial use of probiotics, synbiotics and other natural products that have been shown that can correct cardiovascular disorders, such as endothelial dysfunction, hypertension and other related diseases.

Elisardo Vasquez
Vila Velha University

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This page is a summary of: Probiotics as Beneficial Dietary Supplements to Prevent and Treat Cardiovascular Diseases: Uncovering Their Impact on Oxidative Stress, Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity, May 2019, Hindawi Publishing Corporation,
DOI: 10.1155/2019/3086270.
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