Tag Archives: bacteria

Kitchen knives and graters can spread bacteria

By: Mohan Garikiparithi | Saturday, November 14, 2015 - 09:00 AM
Use of kitchen knives and graters spreads 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

How to protect yourself against epidemics

By: Karen Hawthorne, M.A. | Friday, September 26, 2014 - 05:02 AM

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

‘Five Second Rule’ True After All

By: Bel Marra Health | Friday, March 28, 2014 - 06:00 AM

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

The Health Epidemic Lurking In Your Spice Rack

By: Bel Marra Health | Tuesday, October 22, 2013 - 02:53 PM

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

Fight Bacteria with Something You Use Daily

By: Bel Marra Health | Friday, February 17, 2012 - 03:12 AM

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