Tag Archives: E. coli

Meadowsweet — not just for pain

December 30, 2012

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  by Dr. Jennifer Burns —  Meadowsweet (Spirea ulmaria), a member of the rose family, was one of the sacred herbs used by the Druids. In the early 1800s, a doctor extracted salicylate from the flower part of the plant and used it to treat pain. The anti-inflammatory effects of this herb make it ideal […]

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Probiotics: Bacteria to promote your health

February 29, 2012

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by Dr. Robin Terranella —  Probiotics are bacteria consumed for health benefits. “Biotic” means life and “pro” means promoting or for; therefore, these bacteria “promote life” or are “for life.” It may seem strange to consume bacteria in the hope of promoting health, but that is exactly what is done with probiotics. Most people use […]

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Health updates: Soda fountains and memory loss

February 26, 2012

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The following is new information regarding the sanitary conditions of fast food restaurant soda fountains and reversing memory loss with physical exercise. Fecal bacteria found in nearly half of fast food soda fountains A recent study has revealed that a full 48 percent of soda fountains at fast food restaurants contain coliform bacteria — a […]

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Peanut butter and jelly and … E. coli?

February 25, 2012

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Peanut butter and jelly and … E. coli? by Bill Marler —  With school already in swing, how can parents be assured that they are sending their kids back to the classroom with lunches that consistently earn the grade A+? Parents can take steps on a daily basis to keep school lunches safe and bacteria-free […]

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