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  • Is Gluten Sensitivity Real?
    Is Gluten Sensitivity Real?
    For more than 30 years, the medical profession has debated the existence of an intolerance to the wheat protein, gluten, unrelated to allergy or celiac disease. What is the evidence pro and con?
  • What’s the Best Mouthwash?
    What’s the Best Mouthwash?
    There’s a cheap concoction one can make at home that safely wipes out cavity-forming bacteria on our teeth better than chlorhexidine mouthwash and also reduces their plaque-forming ability.
  • Preventing the Common Cold with Probiotics?
    Preventing the Common Cold with Probiotics?
    Though prebiotics may be preferable, probiotics may reduce the risk of upper respiratory tract infections.
  • Preventing and Treating Diarrhea with Probiotics
    Preventing and Treating Diarrhea with Probiotics
    Probiotics may help prevent antibiotic-associated diarrhea and appear to speed recovery from acute gastroenteritis.
  • Chamomile Tea May Not Be Safe During Pregnancy
    Chamomile Tea May Not Be Safe During Pregnancy
    For the same reason aspirin should be avoided in pregnancy, chamomile has such powerful anti-inflammatory properties that regular consumption may result in a serious fetal heart problem, premature...
  • Unsafe at Any Feed
    Unsafe at Any Feed
    In a national survey, fewer than half of the participants realized meat contaminated with fecal food-poisoning bacteria such as Salmonella can still legally be sold. Rather than producing safe...
  • Flax and Fecal Flora
    Flax and Fecal Flora
    The trillions of good bacteria in our gut can be thought of as an additional organ, metabolizing, detoxifying, and activating many crucial components of our diet. The formation of lignans from...
  • Dragon’s Blood
    Dragon’s Blood
    The four most antioxidant-packed natural substances so far tested are cloves, amla (Indian gooseberries), triphala (a combination of amla, bibhitaki, and haritaki fruits), and dragon's blood.
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