Antibiotics, Gut Bacteria and Diabetes Risk

Antibiotics, Gut Bacteria and Diabetes Risk

A study encompassing over 1 million people in the UK has found a curious correlation between antibiotic use and an increased risk for type 2 diabetes. For example, people who were prescribed¬†penicillin between 2-5 times had an 8% increase in … Continue reading

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Could Common Food Emulsifiers Be the Cause of Obesity?

Could Common Food Emulsifiers Be the Cause of Obesity?

Many foods sold in supermarkets today include additives from a family known as emulsifiers. ¬†You may have noticed some popular emulsifiers when reading the ingredient list of your favorite foods: soy lecithin, polysorbate 80, and carrageenan to name just a … Continue reading

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A Cure for Food Allergies?

A Cure for Food Allergies?

Millions of Americans suffer from food allergies. The number of kids with allergies has doubled in less than one generation. Scientists are trying to figure out what has caused this increase, but one of the directions being looked at closely … Continue reading

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Here’s Why “Eat Sh!t” Could Be a Doctor’s Prescription in 10 years

Here’s Why “Eat Sh!t” Could Be a Doctor’s Prescription in 10 years

Imagine going to your physician after several days of high fever and cramps. The doctor examines you and looks at your blood work. After a few minutes of tapping away at her tablet, she texts you a prescription for … … Continue reading

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