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Common Pizza Herb May Ward Off Notorious Bug, University of Arizona Study



2/14/2014 8:20:51 AM

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New research from the University of Arizona has found that pizza contains an effective weapon against the norovirus, which causes a nasty illness marked by vomiting and diarrhea. According to a report published Wednesday in the Journal of Applied Microbiology, carvacrol – the substance in oregano oil that gives pizza its distinctive smell – effectively breaks down the tough, protective exterior of the norovirus.

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