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Study sheds new light on importance of human breast milk ingredient

Phyllis Picklesimer EurekAlert URBANA – A new University of Illinois study shows that human milk oligosaccharides, or HMO, produce short-chain fatty acids that feed a beneficial microbial population in the infant gut. Not only that, the bacterial composition adjusts as … Continue reading

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Pistachio consumption may promote a beneficial gut environment

Kim Bedwell EurekAlert First-of-its-kind research presented as an abstract at the 2012 American Society for Nutrition suggests eating pistachios may positively impact bacterial profile of the digestive tract. SAN DIEGO, April 24, 2012—A preliminary 16-person study suggests that eating pistachios … Continue reading

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Washing Your Mouth With A Silver Solution Treats Fungus, Viruses and Yeast

Prevent Disease Yeasts which cause hard-to-treat mouth infections are killed using silver solutions in the laboratory, scientists have found. These yeast infections, caused by Candida albicans and Candida glabrata target the young, old and immuno-compromised. Professor Mariana Henriques, University of … Continue reading

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