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2008-02-18 09:05:00

It's not all in your head. These days, it's all in your gut. Twenty years ago, oat bran was the food that was going to put us all into a state of high-fiber, clear-hearted bliss. Now the food trend is lower in the body.

2008-01-29 18:00:00

By PETA BEE WITH their promise to rid the body of the 'bad bacteria' that make us ill, it's no wonder so many of us are buying probiotic dietary supplements. Two million Britons now regularly consume these 'friendly' bacteria in the form of drinks, yoghurts, powders and capsules.

2007-07-30 12:14:10

By Julie Deardorff, Chicago Tribune Jul. 29--Here are answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about probiotics.

2007-04-10 18:00:00

Eating live organisms sounds like a grotesque "Fear Factor" episode or a crude fraternity prank. But some nutrition and medical experts say eating live bacteria may be just what the doctor ordered.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.