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A common dish made of milk curdled and fermented with a culture of lactobacillus (the milk bacillus). The word was acquired in the 1620s from turkey. It can be spelled myriad ways including yogurt, yoghurt, yaghourt, yooghurt, yughard, and yaourt. The most popular spellings in the anglo-saxon world are yogurt and yoghurt while in france one eats yaourt.

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Methylene Blue Solution use in staining variety of bacteria?

... groups (gram positive or negative) due to the differences in their cell wall structure. Generally, gram positive bacteria, such as those found in yogurt (Lactobacillus and Streptococcus) are less pathogenic. Their cell walls can be disrupted with penicillin or with lysozyme (an enzyme that our ...

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by scytek
Sun Feb 22, 2015 9:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Methylene Blue Solution use in staining variety of bacteria?
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Re: Stomach bloating and weight gain

... veggies- one can still go wrong. Then we have Candida, which is indeed a problem and not totally solved with drowning it out with probiotics and yogurt. What is overlooked however, and extremely hard to do- though works like a charm and is much needed for all humans to do- is a good ol fashion ...

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by Sydstatue
Mon Aug 11, 2014 6:17 am
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Stomach bloating and weight gain
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G.I. Problems from Antibiotic Use

... Clostridium difficile bacteria, which can cause colitis and diarrhea. I can't say if you have Clostridium difficile overgrowth, but if you have, yogurt and probiotics would not help, since you have to kill Clostridium, which yogurt cannot do. Prescribed antibiotics are needed to treat the condition.

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by boron
Sat Oct 26, 2013 11:48 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: G.I. Problems from Antibiotic Use
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Views: 6399

Human body odor

... billions of bacteria all around you including inside you. Most bacteria smell because they simply produce some "smelly" compounds. Even yogurt has some smell, not to speak about E. coli. For the same reason as they don't smell e.g. lion or other predator which must actually catch his ...

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by JackBean
Mon Apr 22, 2013 3:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Human body odor
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Views: 5070

Why do we feel sleepy after eating meal?

... building blocks of proteins. Foods rich in tryptophan include, you guessed it, turkey. Tryptophan is also found in other poultry, meat, cheese, yogurt, fish, and eggs. Tryptophan is used by the body to make niacin, a B vitamin that is important for digestion, skin and nerves, and serotonin. ...

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by animus
Tue Jun 19, 2012 3:39 am
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Why do we feel sleepy after eating meal?
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