Tag Archives: bacteria
Researchers from the University of Georgia found that contaminated food items can spread bacteria through the use of kitchen knives and graters. The study reveals that many consumers are unaware that kitchen utensils can spread bacteria. Lead author, Dr. Marilyn… Read More
There are bacteria everywhere. In us, on us and around us. In fact, for every one human gene we have, there are 100 associated genes within our microbiome. More than 100 trillion micro-organisms reside in many places in and on… Read More
Sometimes it seems as though antibiotics are prescribed for everything.
If you are feeling under the weather, the idea of a quick fix might be attractive. Pop a couple pills for a few days and get back to the land… Read More
Eating at a restaurant is supposed to be fun, whether it’s a fancy suit-and-tie kind of place or a diner for a clubhouse sandwich and coffee. It’s a way to get out of the house and relax with good conversation.… Read More
I’ve seen enough end-of-the-world movies to know that we could be wiped out by serious infection. Whether it’s a deadly flu epidemic or bronchial infection – that can be harder on elderly people because of aging immune systems – serious… Read More
You know public toilets are usually coated in bacteria. Not only that, but every time you step outside of your home you are at risk of being exposed to all kinds of bacteria.
At least when you are within your… Read More
If you weren’t finding the time to get in a little extra exercise every day, there is a new reason why you should start. According to a study in the journal Gut, exercise can do wonders for your digestive… Read More
Warning: You might replace your toothbrush after reading this. Smart move!
You use your toothbrush to clean your teeth, but have you ever considered it might not be so pristine? As it turns out, that toothbrush can have some really… Read More
Fact or fiction: If you drop a morsel of food on the floor, you can safely pick it up to consume it within five seconds without an issue or worry of lurking bacteria.
While the five second rule has been… Read More
What if the popular chicken breast at your grocery store could leave you with a serious case of food poisoning?
Approximately 48 million people suffer from food poisoning each year in the United States and about 3,000 die each year… Read More
India has been known, throughout history, as the home of spices. These condiments have sparked wars between kings, and fueled the discovery of entire continents. Today, these keepers of flavor maintain their regal status in the fields of medicine and… Read More
Warm toast and honey, honey-garlic chicken, honey-roasted almonds…there are numerous food combinations that contain natures sweet nectar, but now people aren’t just eating honey, they are also turning to it to fight bacteria.
There is evidence that shows honey can… Read More