"BUGS" are they Friend or Foe?
For years ,we've been killing bacteria with any measure we could, using all kinds of antibacterial agents such as antibiotics, germicide wipes, antiseptics, bleach, germicide tissue papers, food processing and refrigeration. However, new data is emerging that shows that bacteria could be our friends. In this brief article, the writer explores the role of good bacteria in our life and questions several experts in this field. "We all have unique bacteria profiles, like fingerprints, with our own ratio of good-to-bad bacteria" the article says. In this article, the collective experts believe that we should be more friendly toward good bacteria and try to preserve them. This may be through the use of probiotics (good bacteria in our diet) or other means.2007-11-27 18:56:39