Breast Milk Contains More than 700 Bacteria

Microbes taken from breast milk by the infant are identified

Spanish researchers have traced the bacterial microbiota map in breast milk, which is the main source of nourishment for newborns. Continue reading

What’s in Your Yogurt?

Functional foods containing bacteria with beneficial health effects, or probiotics, have long been very popular in Canada and the U.S. They are boosted into natural foods found predominantly in the daily section — yogurt, being the big one. But to benefit you, the probiotic bacteria must survive hostile conditions in your digestive tract. A new study attempted to see which strains survive better, Continue reading