Did You Know That Viruses Are Saving Your Life Right Now?

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New research reveals that a group of viruses called bacteriophages (phages) actually help you stay healthy by destroying harmful bacteria and encouraging beneficial bacteria to flourish in and on your body

Scientists found Continue reading

How GMO Farming and Food Is Making Our Gut Flora Unfriendly

Two studies published in the past six months reveal a disturbing finding: glyphosate-based herbicides such as Roundup® appear to suppress the growth of beneficial gut bacteria, leading to the overgrowth of extremely pathogenic bacteria.

Late last year, in an article titled Roundup Herbicide Linked to Overgrowth of Deadly Bacteria, Continue reading

Three Little Things You Can Do Every Day to Improve Your Health

Everybody is looking for ways to improve their health. Many of us look for the newest exercise fads and celebrity diets, while scouring the shelves at the supplement shops, all in the search for ways to get a bit of an edge.

Now a healthy diet rich in nutrients and some exercise can improve your health; there’s simply no denying it. Continue reading

Sunlight plus Lime Juice Makes Drinking Water Safer

Looking for an inexpensive and effective way to quickly improve the quality of your drinking water? According to a team of researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, sunlight and a twist of lime might do the trick. Researchers found that adding lime juice to water that is treated with a solar disinfection method Continue reading