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Fermented Foods Worth Giving a Try
Medically Reviewed by Julie Ching, MS, RDN, CDE Diet and Nutrition News & Advice

Fermented Foods Worth Giving a Try

Based around a process involving the deconstruction of sugars using bacteria and yeast, fermentation can help preserve foods and it may have some rather unexpected health benefits. We’ve created a list exploring what types of fermented food best provide these remarkable health benefits.

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Natural Antibiotic, Bacterial-Fighting Foods
By ActiveBeat Author Diet and Nutrition News & Advice

Natural Antibiotic, Bacterial-Fighting Foods

The news wires have been abuzz with disturbing reports concerning a newly discovered gene, called MCR-1, which reportedly makes normal bacteria resistant to the most powerful antibiotics on the market. Up until now, colistin has only used as a last-ditch antibiotic when all other bacteria-eradicating drugs fail. However, reports from the Toronto Star and the British medical journal, The Lancet, MCR-1 detected in bacteria […]

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