Cranberries Kick E. coli’s butt!

December 23, 2007

According to nutritionist Beatrix, MPH, cranberries are an excellent choice in preventing adhesions of E. coli to urinary tract cells.  She has a great recipe for your holiday menu. 


Probiotic Bacteria Foods from Kraft

December 22, 2007

Jumping on the band wagon, Kraft is getting into probiotics.  I don’t know how good it will be but I’m sure I’ll try out the products just to see if they past the taste test.  Here are some of the new line: Post Live Active cereal, Live Active cottage cheese and Natural Cheese Snack . Have you tried any of these foods?  What were they like?

Holiday Gifts to Make Because It’s too Late to Order From the Internet

December 21, 2007

Here’s a great site for those of you last minute shoppers.  Herb infused olive oils!
Just make sure the oil is used up within the week as otherwise bacteria begins to get the upper hand. (Disclaimer, we’re not sure where the “week” marker comes from, but use it up soon, okay?)

Holiday Turkey Roasting

December 21, 2007

To  make sure your holiday is happy and doesn’t end up with a trip to emergency room with food poisoning. Here is some helpful advice

Germ Lesson Plans! Who Knew?

December 20, 2007

If you are a teacher (or play one at home), this site provides lesson plans to teach children about germs.

12 Steps to Staying Healthy This Winter

December 20, 2007

With a few tips, (that you have to actually perform) you can decrease your chances of getting sick this winter.  Like, wash your hands, sneeze in your sleeve, drink fluids and eat vegetables.  Strangely enough, the tips did not include leaving your familiy for a vacation in Tahiti.

To Stay Well, Give an Air Kiss and Forget the Handshake

December 20, 2007

This holiday season UK and US hygiene experts are saying to just give a little holiday kiss and skip the handshake.  Experts still have no suggestions on how to avoid Aunt Bertha’s octopus hug followed by a piece of her rum-drunk fruitcake.