Our next cooking adventure will take you along the yellow brick road to fermented foods! Continuing our theme of easy eats, this class will show you simple recipes and demonstrate ways to incorporate fermented foods into your diet. Fermented foods … Continued
Life Fitness Academy is now carrying Amasai. Amasai is a cultured milk beverage from Beyond Organic. Before you dismiss it because the word milk was mentioned, hang around and see why this product is different. Traditionally this fermented milk has … Continued
Of the most common food borne infections, half are found in poultry, pork, beef, and other meat products. A study, as noted by the Washington Post, showed the pathogens that have the greatest burden on society as a whole.
In order of ranking, the study found that the greatest burden economically was from campylobacter in poultry which sickens approximately 600,000 people per year and costs $1.3 billion. In second place was toxoplasma in pork, a nasty parasite that costs an approximate $1.2 billion per year. Third ranked was listeria in deli meats at a cool $1.1 billion a year. All told, the top ten pathogens tied to specific foods cost society approximately $8.1 billion in one year.
To get on the track toward building a solid foundation for your best health, I believe the best place to start is where good health begins – in your digestive tract.*
And the best way I’ve found is by introducing billions of tiny microflora (good bacteria) into your digestive system through the use of high quality probiotics.*But some probiotics don‚Äôt survive your stomach‚Äôs acidity and
others get damaged in the manufacturing process.*What happens is that the good bacteria go to work keeping your entire digestive system working at its peak while boosting the health of your immune system in the process.*
Healthy eating, not supplements, is the best way to keep the good bacteria in your gut healthy, says a dietitian and researcher. As with vitamins, it’s best to get the bacteria you need from healthy food rather than taking often … Continued
By Stephen Daniells, 07-May-2009 Related topics: Probiotics, Research, Probiotics and prebiotics, Maternal & infant health, Weight management Probiotic supplements during the first trimester of pregnancy may help women lose weight after the infant’s birth, say new findings presented today at … Continued