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Can Skin Bacteria Protect Us From Cancer? Science Says Yes. A new study, published in the journal Science Advances, revealed that a specific type of skin bacteria actually protects us against cancers like melanoma. The bacteria, called Staphylococcus epidermidis, showed an ability to inhibit the growth of certain cancers producing a chemical (called 6-N-hydroxyaminopurine or 6-HAP) that targets cancer cells. MINDBODYGREEN
Is It Actually OK to Eat an Entire Pint of "Healthy" Ice Cream? “The problem with these "healthier" ice creams is that they lead you to think ‘it's better for me, so I can eat as much as I want.’” Rumsey adds that the lower-calorie ice creams aren’t quite as satisfying as the real thing. “Those two factors can lead to overeating instead of responding to your body's feelings of fullness and satiety.”
Ghee (Clarified Butter) has 7 Health-Boosting Properties It should come as no surprise that it has been revered as a prized food in India for thousands of years. In fact, many Ayurvedic practitioners consider ghee to be such a supreme health tonic that it is often recommended, in small doses. Saturated fat is essential for proper brain health and ghee is one of the highest-quality and healthiest sources of saturated fat available. Ghee is one of nature’s richest sources of butyrate (butyric acid), a short-chain fatty acid that causes intestinal wall cells to proliferate, meaning that it essentially causes the growth and repair of new tissues in the digestive tract. Read More - CONSCIENCE LIFESTYLE