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2009-09-04 16:46:33

Sweden's National Food Administration said a company's claims of health benefits from a fermented Baltic herring supplement are illegitimate. Petra Bergkvist of the National Food Administration said Halsingland company Rebiotica's surstromming supplement has not been shown to have the advertised healing effects for upset stomachs, gastric catarrh and heartburn, The Local reported Friday. The claims that have been made are illegitimate, Bergkvist told Sweden's Tidningarnas Telegrambyra news...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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