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How do you know your food is safe?

Looking at the label is the first thing many people do to assess food safety. Most foods carry labels such as “sell by”, “use by”, or “best before”.  Many people believe that food is not safe if consumed past these dates. A recent Time Magazine article by Alexandra Sifferlin cites a report from the Natural [...]

By |2016-11-05T04:26:40-04:00October 8th, 2013|Diet and Digestive Health, Food safety|0 Comments

Antibiotics, Carbs and Gut Infections

A new study by researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine published in the September 2013 issue of Nature proposes a mechanism for how disease–causing microbes such as Salmonella and C diff often thrive when people take antibiotics. Soon after someone takes antibiotics two things happen: The number of friendly gut bacteria is dramatically reduced and [...]

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