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Squeeze Me and Navigator Biochem will #FeedYourDNA.

In South Africa, sales of ready-made meals, fast food, snack bars, energy drinks and instant noodles increased by 40% between 2005 and 2010, and that figure continues to grow, negatively impacting our weight and health. This problem has led to biochemical enterprise Navigator Biochem teaming up and sponsoring Squeeze Me juices at endurance events across the country, including major running and cycling races.

Because Squeeze Me is a freshly squeezed fruit and vegetable juicing business, there are no added chemicals or preservatives. This is a ‘clean boost’ for athletes, with no extra sugars, and no side-effects to worry about. Also, young athletes and even children can consume Squeeze Me, instead of opting for boosters that cost more and are not healthy in the long run. Furthermore, Navigator Biochem is continually researching bioactivity within the juices and tailoring the juices to the requirements of athletes, to enhance biochemical performance, which ultimately increases overall performance.

Squeeze Me’s mission, together with Navigator Biochem, is to offer healthy, nutritional, 100% natural delicious juices for athletes who want to live an #Expressedlife. The partners strive to offer health to people on the move, so that their experience is stronger and more successful in the long run. They exist to #FeedYourDNA.

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Bathroom Butler Research: Microbial Bacterial Load On Damp Towels

A study by biochemist Leigh-Ann Hasselbach from Navigator Biochem, a biochemical enterprise, was recently conducted to identify microbial bacterial load on damp towels before and after drying on Bathroom Butler heated towel rails. Here, Leigh-Ann tells us what prompted the study and shares her findings.

Dr. Wilson cares for hens laying supermarket eggs

“It’s unfortunate people don’t know how birds are raised or where their eggs come from,” says veterinarian Dr. Dan Wilson as he visits egg-laying chicken farms in the U.S. “There’s a misperception, people assume there’s a lack of care.” The birds that Dr. Wilson cares for are raised in various styles of houses including aviary-style and cage-style. “It’s in our best interest to provide our birds everything they need, that they’re well-housed and not mistreated,” he explains. “If birds were mistreated, they would not let eggs.”

Dr. Wilson, veterinarian at Rose Acre Farms in Indiana, examines the flocks in his care by handling some of the birds. “A bird lays an egg every day, we have to maintain their health,” he says. At the farm, he examines the birds’ body condition, bone condition, and fat condition – this at the farm that is second largest egg producer in the U.S. “We do everything we can to make sure our birds are healthy and content in their housing. If people could see what we do for our birds every day, they’d be as content as I am.”

Veterinarians On Call is presented by Zoetis and features vets on the job and their clients across the U.S. who volunteer to be filmed. Those appearing were not compensated to participate and the opinions expressed are theirs.