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What Are Live and Active Cultures?

The FDA mandates that live and active cultures be put in yogurt. We have all seen the labels on the yogurt cups. That little symbol meaning they contain…what? Microbes? How the heck do they help with digestion as often shown on Activia commercials? There are plenty of microbes in yogurt, but I’m just going to...

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What You Didn’t Know About Hand Washing

Antibacterial Soap Many Americans are all into the rage about antibacterial hand soap. I remember a time a few years ago when I wouldn’t buy hand soap unless it was antibacterial. Otherwise there would be no point. Right?  WRONG. Antibacterial soap is actually worse than soap without the antibacterial agents. This is because antibacterial soap is...