How Dirty Is Your Money And Credit Cards

From coins and cash to credit and debit cards, just how dirty is our money? When you think about all the places your cash and cards have been and all the people who’ve touched them, you’ll quickly realize that our money is a transport vessel for all things infectious.   To find out truly how dirty money can be, we’ve put to use our very own ATP Luminometer, a device

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2 Doctors Insight Into Pandemic Lock-down And The Importance Of Good Bugs

Doctors’ standings on micro flora (microbial ecosystem) damage from over-washing hands and surfaces. Washing our hands without replenishing the good micro flora on our body can result in our skin being vulnerable to pathogenic infections. It’s just basic microbiology. There are good micro-organisms and bad micro-organisms and, we need them both to have a balanced microbial ecosystem, otherwise the imbalance can cause devastating results, as these doctors explain. We often

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8 Of The Most Germ Infested Things In A Restaurant

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that each year roughly 1 in 6 Americans (or 48 million people) gets sick, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die, all of food-borne diseases. Germs is the common term which refers to bacteria and viruses. Germs can live on every surface and therefore it can also be moved from surface to surface such as from a farm worker through a production

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Your Steering Wheel Is The Most Germ Infested Surface In Your Car

Only 1 out of 3 people clean their car interiors once a year. That leaves 66% of the car driving population with dirty car interiors. How many of those cars actually cleaned are truly clean, like disinfected clean? That’s a pretty sad statistic for something we spend so much time in, second to our home or work. As a matter of fact, AAA conducted a study which reveals that the

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Are You Gross or Yummy? Your Personal Bacteria Will Be The Judge of That!

Finally, a scientific thread connecting bacteria and romantic love. Bacteria, especially probiotic (good) bacteria is our passion here at Team Prōtëkt but, it will always only stand in the shadow of our passion for love. Today is the day you discover that the two work together. These microscopic cupids or deal-breakers may be what’s turning you on or off. “We’ve found that microbes actually drive the majority of our how

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So Why Exactly Do I Need To Take A Probiotic Supplement?

Taking internal probiotics is really good for you, especially if you are a first timer. Your intestines are filled with trillions of bacteria of which there are some that are bad (pathogens) and the rest that are good which are called probiotics. The good bacteria is good and essential for your digestion. With the traditional American diet being so poor, most people often have poor bacteria in their guts (intestines).

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28 Things Covered In Viruses and Germs That You Touch Everyday

Public restrooms bring shivers down our spines. They’re not always well-kept and they’re used by a lot of strangers throughout the course of a day, so, naturally they’re full of bacteria and germs. But what if you learned that germs like Salmonella, Staphylococcus, and E.coli are closer to you every day, right in your own home, in your back pocket, and under your purse? There are germs and viruses lurking

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Washing Our Hands – We Are Doing It All Wrong

Washing Our Hands – We Are Doing It All Wrong It’s not that we are washing our hands right or wrong but we are not replenishing the good bacteria back onto our hands and anywhere else we clean. Stripping off all microbes, Good and Bad causes an ecological imbalance on the surface of anything we wash using chemical cleaners such as bleach, ammonia, harsh soaps and alcohol based antibacterials. The

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The BeatBuds BeatBash at the Fonda Theater was a Smash!

We always say, “If I only had that when I was little.” Well, we here at Protekt external probiotics say just that about the latest kid-pop sensation to come from Scooter Braun, the 37-year-old pop svengali behind Justin Bieber and Ariana Grande. We were personal fans and friends of the genius behind the BeatBuds long before they were formed and I’ll be the first to say on the record that

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