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Category: Food

Feed and Grow Your Friendly (Gut) Flora

Feed and Grow Your Friendly (Gut) Flora By Jan Cullinane. Previously published in the 2016 Winter Issue. Tom M.’s elderly dad was treated for pneumonia. Following his hospital stay, the 95-year-old Long Islander was placed in a rehab center for additional convalescence and contracted a nasty bacterial infection, C. diff (Clostridium difficile). This bacterium produces […]

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‘Cue the Smoke Signal – Why America Goes Hog Wild for Barbeque

Your backyard may be brimming with brews, burgers, and dogs—but call this a “barbecue” in front of a true ‘cue aficionado and you’re likely to get your butt handed to you… …Pork butt, that is. The invitation may have said “BBQ,” but flipping patties on an outdoor grill does not equal those three sacred letters. […]

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