Take a closer look at our modern diet before blaming meat for our health woes.
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We think it's so easy — just take that probiotic to make up for whatever damage might have happened from the prescription antibiotic your doctor gave you, and you'll be fine, right? And that antibiotic — you hear about antibiotic resistance, but you take it correctly, and you really needed it for that sinus infection, so it's not that big of a deal either, right? You're wrong in ways you can't possibly imagine – and that should make you very, very nervous.
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