Soy can be used as an antibacterial agent to fight food-borne illnesses

Soy can be used as an antibacterial agent to fight food-borne illnesses

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Some promising research from the University of Guelph! "Soy has essential amino acids, protein and is a good source of fiber and calcium. But, it turns out, soy also has the ability to naturally protect people from food-borne illnesses like listeria. A new study from the University of Guelph has found soy can limit the growth of some bacteria, such as listeria and pseudomonas, and it does it better than chemical-based agents." Read the full article here: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/kitchener-waterloo/university-guelph-soybeans-inhibit-microbial-pathogens-1.3552120
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Your gut holds secrets to a healthier you

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"Properly fermented foods are teeming with beneficial, health-promoting microbes, or probiotics. When you eat these foods regularly, they might help maintain or improve the population of good microbes in your gut. Eat probiotics in the form of fermented dairy products such as unsweetened yogurt and kefir (fermented milk), fermented soy foods such as tempeh and miso, or fermented vegetables such as sauerkraut, pickles and kimchi." Excellent article from Carrie Dennett at the Washington Post:  http://www.journalgazette.net/features/Your-gut-holds-secrets-to-a-healthier-you-13277150
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Niagara VegFest Festival Weekend

Niagara VegFest Festival Weekend

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Coming up this weekend, it's the Niagara Veg Fest!  A lot is going on; something for everyone!   If you are looking however to taste some delicious Tempeh, the fine folks over at Rescue Dogs have you covered!  Visit them, and 79 other vendors this weekend for a deliciously great time!
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