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Want a Side of Parasitic Worm Eggs with That? Germany Weighs In

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

What’s not appetizing about the idea of adding a few parasitic worms to your diet? No… really!? Because that very question could soon become a reality in Germany once the Federal Office of Consumer Protection and Food Safety decides on whether or not the pig whipworm (Trichuris suis) parasite is approved for sale in health …

Sources: Science Alert

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Bieryoga: German Exercise Craze Mixes Yoga with Beer

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Since starting a regular yoga routine, I’d sometimes feel a little scandalous with my glass of beer sitting within arms length to provide occasional hydration, but now it turns out that my little guilty pleasure is nothing more than an already existing exercise craze, Bieryoga, from the good old land of beer …

Sources: Bieryoga

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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German Breast Implant Inspectors Ordered To Pay Fines For Faulty Breasts

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

A court in France issued a ruling against safety certifier TÜV on Friday, ordering the German company to pay an estimated 20,000 woman who received faulty breast implants that the group was in charge of approving for the now defunct Poly Implant Prothèse (PIP), the French company responsible for manufacturing and …

Sources: The Local

Photo: FDA

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Controversial Report Out of Germany Warns Against Vegan Lifestyle

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

It can be hard to keep up with all the varying diets out there, but veganism isn’t one that is bound to be here today, gone tomorrow. With any diet where you deviate from the norm, there are bound to be nutritional concerns, but a new paper published by the German …

Sources: German Nutrition Society, NPR

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Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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