Probiotics are having a good year, thanks to an explosion of research on the relationship between the friendly bacteria that (we hope) hang out in our digestive tract and good health. And now, some are promoting the benefits of bacteria that come from the soil. Yup, we’re eating dirt now, folks. At your request, I take a look at the pros and cons, benefits, and safety concerns associated with soil-based probiotic supplements in this week’s podcast.
Last week’s show explored the s0-called full fat paradox: New research suggests that drinking low-fat or skim milk may increase your risk of obesity. What’s with that?! My thoughts here.