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Younger entrepreneurs have a lot in common, the experts say. They don’t fear technology. They have fewer obligations, so they can take risks. And, like all entrepreneurs, they are driven by an idea. Karen Bowling, the inaugural director of the University of North Florida Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, said startup founders under the age …

We tend to think of bacteria as something to avoid. Germophobes beware, but our bodies are literally covered and filled with bacteria. From our skin to the lining of our GI tract, bacteria are literally part of us. For sure, some bacteria are harmful, but many more play an important role in our health. The …

Dear Doctor: My big New Year’s resolution was to get my gut into better shape. I’m not talking about a flat stomach — after having three kids, that ship has sailed — but about the gut microbiome. Do I need to take probiotics? Dear Reader: Considering the abundance of foods and drinks with which many …

<p>This means that, over the past four months, I’ve probably asked more than 1,000 questions to these folks about the future of the food system. There has been a lot of news to unpack this week alone, between <a href=”https://foodtank.com/news/2020/07/with-us3-million-in-grants-refeds-covid-19-fund-is-saving-food-waste-and-feeding-people/” target=”_blank”>funding food waste reduction</a>, <a href=”https://foodtank.com/news/2020/07/little-free-pantries-providing-covid-19-food-relief-in-seattle/” target=”_blank”>addressing community food insecurity</a>, and <a href=”https://foodtank.com/news/2020/07/corporate-accountability-report-details-big-business-influence-on-nutrition-policy/” target=”_blank”>understanding the …

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Joe Biden came in a disappointing fourth place in the Iowa race White House hopeful Joe Biden has called his poor performance in the Democrats’ first 2020 leadership vote, in Iowa’s caucuses, a “gut punch”. Mr Biden has come fourth, according to incomplete results from the election to pick a …

Events HEALTH LECTURES: The following free programs will be offered at Get Healthy Brooksville, 1254 S Broad St., Brooksville. Reservations are required for both; to RSVP, call (352) 796-9798: • A digestive health lecture with Brenda Watson will be offered Jan. 28. Refreshments will be at 6 p.m., and the lecture at 6:30 p.m. The …

The 55-bed Adult Residential Facility — which had been willfully kept largely empty for months, prior to the mayor and Department of Public Health in August sparking a firestorm by proposing to essentially do away with it — will be preserved. “We are feeling relieved. We are feeling empowered,” said Connie Truong a city activity …

By now, you’ve likely heard about probiotics, the good bacteria that live in your gut and provide numerous health benefits. Their job largely involves keeping “bad” gut bacteria at bay, which helps keep your gut health balanced and you healthy and happy. “Optimal gut health means optimal body and mind functionality,” explains Shelby Keys, RD, …

The laboratory study by RMIT, published in the British Journal of Nutrition, analysed two types of commercial goat milk formula. The research looked at oligosaccharides, a type of prebiotic that can boost the growth of beneficial bacteria and protect against harmful bacteria in the gut. Researchers found 14 naturally-occurring prebiotic oligosaccharides in the goat milk …

Prescribing the best medication may require going with a patient’s gut — or at least, the bacteria that live there. Anecdotal reports have revealed that some gut-dwelling microbes chemically alter oral medications, affecting how well those drugs work (SN Online: 7/19/13). But the scope of this problem has remained unclear. Now, a sweeping survey of …