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