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June 7, 2018

 

Why Is Fiber Good For You?

Because fiber is indigestible, it's good for you.

July 6, 2015

 

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Lactose Not-So-Intolerant

Build your lactose tolerance with these quick tips.

December 18, 2014

 

Rich and balanced bacterial communities seem to be perceived as part of the body, triggering friendlier, maintenance type immune cells and antibodies.

A Balanced Gut is a Healthy Gut

Want to give your immune system a boost? Balance your gut bacteria.

June 3, 2014

 

How is it exactly that your body stores the energy in, say, a banana for later use?

The Ins And Outs Of Fat Storage

Most people know that it's a good idea to stay away from fatty foods, but do you know how the body stores fat?

February 11, 2014

 

Sometimes just the sight of a tasty snack can get our stomachs rumbling.

Rumbles From The Deep

Ever wonder why your stomach makes all that noise when you're hungry?

January 30, 2013

 

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The Science Of The Siesta

Ever feel sleepy after a big lunch? Find out the science behind taking a siesta!

September 24, 2012

 

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Yak The Yuk

How can dogs eat anything from homework to food wrappers and still be ok?

August 15, 2011

 

True Love And Garlic

Why don't tooth-brushing and mouthwash really help? Why makes garlic so persistently stinky?

December 28, 2010

 

The Enteric Nervous System: Your “Extra” Brain

It would probably make a pretty cheesy horror movie, but the thing is, it's true. In fact, that creature with the extra brain is you.

September 10, 2009

 

Why We Need Bacteria

Come to find out, bacteria is not all that bad. In fact, it's quite necessary for human life to thrive.

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