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News Flash: 10 times more viruses than bacteria in the human biome

July 25th, 2014 · Naturopathic News · , , , , , , , , ,

Here’s a link to the article on NPR (http://n.pr/1lrRnq3   Given,┬áthe current agreement is, that there is 10 : 1 ratio of bacteria in our microbiome to cells in our body. There appears to be 10 times more viruses (bacteriophages) in the microbiome than bacteria. This is in terms of genetic material.   “In the […]

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The good bugs crawling all over and in you are your BEST FRIENDS

April 24th, 2013 · Naturopathic News · , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Check out this amazing article and be very wary of antibiotics and antibiotic-riddled meat and dairy products. http://www.saturdayeveningpost.com/2013/02/26/in-the-magazine/health-in-the-magazine/good-bacteria.html

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Yet Another Problem Antibiotic

August 28th, 2012 · Naturopathic News · ,

TRICLOSAN is a very popular anti-microbial added to many commercial soaps, and widely used in schools and restaurants. Beyond the huge problem of unbridled use of antibiotics creating monstrously dangerous “super-bugs” (think: necrotising fasciitis, and now, recently, gonorrhea has recently become resistant) it seems that Triclosan interferes with calcium uptake in muscle tissue, including the […]

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Common Household Toxins: Beware Triclosan!

January 1st, 2011 · Naturopathic News · ,

TUES., NOV. 30, 2010: JUST-RELEASED NATURAL HEALTH STUDY BPA AND ANTIBACTERIAL SOAPS MAY DISRUPT IMMUNE SYSTEM: Building on previous animal studies on bisphenol A (BPA), a new study has concluded that this compound may cause negative alterations to the human immune system. (BPA is found in many plastics, plastic food storage containers, thermal paper used […]

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