Probiotics

The Modern Day Friendship Cake that is not a cake….

Who remembers the friendship cake? My recollection is from university days when my aunt Bibi first gave me a ‘starter kit’ with the live and fermenting cake mix base, that I kept in my room, feeding regularly with……was it flour, sugar and milk……, made lovely moist cakes with in my electric frying pan (I didn’t…

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Pro- and Pre-biotics…why all the hype?

We are so used to hearing how various branded yoghurt-like products are so good for us because they provide us with ‘good bacteria’ that help our digestion. I am talking about the likes of Actimel, Benecol, Yakult, to name but a few. But why should our digestion need help? If we believe in eating natural…

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