Saturday, October 31, 2015

Popcorn Resistant Starch Contents (RS)

Popcorn contains loads of resistant starch (RS) and is a an uber healthy snack. To learn more, please visit:

Sunday, October 25, 2015

New Resistant Starch Research

On a lark, I searched PubMed this morning for new RS articles.  Looks like scientists keep finding no end of ways to study this crazy little granule!

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The newest studies out on RS (Oct/Nov 2015):

Friday, October 16, 2015

Finding Bifido

Bioinformatics; noun plural but singular in construction bio·in·for·mat·ics \ˌbī-ō-in-fər-ˈma-tiks\

...the collection, classification, storage, and analysis of biochemical and biological information using computers especially as applied to molecular genetics and genomics (Merriam Webster).

Apologies to Disney and MicrobeWiki

Saturday, October 10, 2015


It's official!  Garlic is good for you.  Not that we didn't already know. New paper just out explaining some of the unique properties of garlic when eaten "raw and crushed".

Too long?  Scientists discovered that eating raw, crushed garlic causes an upregulation in the genes responsible for anti-cancer metabolism, ie. immunity and apoptosis.