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Probiotics: They are NOT Created Equal

Our large intestine (colon), in a healthy state,  has zillions of microorganisms living and thriving in it. Some estimates say that stool is made up of 90% dead microorganisms and sloughed intestinal cells and only 10% undigested fiber and food … Continue reading

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Protein Quality of Foods

The quality of a protein refers to its amino acid content. Specifically, how well will a protein source meet my needs for essential amino acids, the ones that my body cannot make itself. When we eat the muscle, tissue, eggs … Continue reading

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