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The 5 Second Rule – Myth or Fact?

Rutgers University Researchers, Robyn Miranda and Donald Schaffner examined the effect of time during bacterial transfer from one of four different surfaces: stainless steel, tile, wood, or carpet. Each surface was coated with the same amount of bacteria and allowed to dry before food was exposed to the surface for 1, 5, 30, or 300

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Probiotics and Prebiotics: What’s The Difference?

Probiotics are live beneficial bacteria and yeast and Prebiotics are food for these bacteria. Both prebiotics and probiotics are important for human health. Eating balanced amounts of both pro- and prebiotics can help ensure that you have the right balance of these bacteria, which should improve your health.   Probiotics: These are live bacteria and

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There’s Good Fat and Bad Fat / Brown Fat vs. White Fat

The human body contains more than one type of fat. White fat stores extra energy. Too much white fat, a characteristic of obesity, increases the risk of type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and other diseases. A less common type of fat, called brown fat, breaks down blood sugar and fat molecules to create heat

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