Antibiotics

How to Reduce Your TMAO Levels

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Should we be concerned about high-choline plant foods such as broccoli producing the same toxic TMAO that results from eating high-choline animal foods such as eggs? Choline- and carnitine-rich foods—meat, eggs, and dairy—can be converted by our gut flora into trimethylamine, which in our livers… Read More »How to Reduce Your TMAO Levels

Can we warp-speed antibiotic development? 

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Advocates, industry leaders and legislators have come to a consensus about the scope and urgency of the crisis related to inadequate development of antibiotics. They are calling for legislative fixes to protect public health.

Why Was Chicken the Primary Source of Arsenic Exposure in Children?

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What was the National Chicken Council’s response to public health authorities calling for the industry to stop feeding arsenic-based drugs to poultry? “Dietary practices influence our exposure to pesticides, toxic heavy metals, persistent organic pollutants, and industrial pollutants….A diet high in fish and other animal products,… Read More »Why Was Chicken the Primary Source of Arsenic Exposure in Children?

Honey better treatment for coughs and colds than antibiotics, study claims

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Research suggests honey also more effective than many over-the-counter medicines Honey may be better than conventional treatments for coughs, blocked noses and sore throats, researchers have said. The substance is cheap, readily available, and has virtually no side-effects. Doctors can recommend it as a suitable… Read More »Honey better treatment for coughs and colds than antibiotics, study claims