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Fermented & cultured foods: the surprising health benefits

probiotic_illustration_350Sound Consumer | March 2013

by Cynthia Lair

Some call them bacteria or bugs but the nice name for this lively population is “flora.” More than 500 different species make up the flora in our bodies, weighing in at between 2 and 5 pounds.

This colony of microbes doesn’t just coexist within us. Our health is dependent upon their ability to stay healthy and report for work each day. Here’s why.

Five ways bacteria help

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Five Big Reasons to Eat a Better Breakfast

Ladies and gentlemen, did you know that only 40 percent of adults say they eat breakfast at all.   The most common choice, of course, is cold cereal with milk — chosen by nearly a third of all adult breakfast eaters, according to an ABC poll. We can do better and here’s why we should; a better breakfast can help you: Continue reading