What Is E. Coli and What Does It Do?

Escherichia coli bacteria

What is E. coli? E. coli is short for Escherichia coli and is a bacterium best known for its ability to produce infection in humans and animals. E. coli bacteria are shaped like a rod, which makes them bacilli or bacilli-form bacteria. They are optional anaerobes, meaning they can grow and multiply in the absence ⭐ Continue ReadingWhat Is E. Coli and What Does It Do?

Properties and Benefits of Partridge Eggs

Partridge eggs

Partridges are game birds in the pheasant family Phasianidae and are related to pheasants, peafowl, quails, chickens and turkey. They are heavy-bodied birds, larger than quail and smaller than pheasants. Their size is reminiscent of the smaller quail, while their plumage is similar to that of both pheasants and peafowl, depending on the species, of which ⭐ Continue ReadingProperties and Benefits of Partridge Eggs

Lettuce and E. Coli: Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention

Lettuce and E. coli

With the recent E. coli outbreak being traced back to romaine lettuce and possibly several other related greens (once again), it’s high time there was an honest discussion about the hows and whys and all the important information that needs to be put out there in order for everyone to better understand what is going ⭐ Continue ReadingLettuce and E. Coli: Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention

7 Benefits of Eating Butter

Butter good or bad

Despite research and nutrition experts having revised their professional opinions about butter consumption and currently advocating for its use in limited amounts in view of achieving better nutrition, many people still wonder: is butter healthy? And if so, what does butter do for our health more exactly? Believe it or not, there are quite a ⭐ Continue Reading7 Benefits of Eating Butter

How to Make Buttermilk and Substitutes at Home

Buttermilk recipes

Buttermilk is a healthy, naturally fermented milk obtained as a by-product of butter-making. There is only one real buttermilk, which is the leftover milk following extraction of butter from fermented whole milk or cream. Several cultured milk and acidified milk products are also called buttermilk, but are really just substitutes. The difference between real buttermilk ⭐ Continue ReadingHow to Make Buttermilk and Substitutes at Home

Properties and Benefits of Buttermilk

Buttermilk

What is buttermilk? Buttermilk is a name given to a variety of fermented milk-based products. Originally, buttermilk referred to the liquid left over after extracting butter from fermented whole milk or cream, hence the name. Nowadays, the term may denominate several sour, milk-based products obtained through addition of special bacteria cultures to previously pasteurized whole ⭐ Continue ReadingProperties and Benefits of Buttermilk