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Avoiding GMOs when GMOs Aren’t Labelled

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  Many people are often surprised to find out that there are only a handful of genetically modified foods.  I’ve come across many who believe that pretty much everything that isn’t from a local farmers market or organic is GMO, …

Why Everyone Should be Eating Gelatin

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Gelatin is the original “protein powder”.  It is a combination of pure amino acids and essentially nothing else.  The dominant amino acids in gelatin are glycine, proline and hydroxyproline.  There are several others present also, but in much smaller amounts. …

Beef Bone Broth

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Broths made from bones and cartilage create wholesome soups full of essential minerals, proteins, fats, and glucosaminoglycans (i.e. chondroitin sulfate) that are vital for total body wellness.  To say that bone broth is an all-in-one tonic and curative is not …

Who Give the Best Nutrition Advice?

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This article was recently published in the Chicago Times. It was apparently also published in the LA Times: http://www.latimes.com/topic/ct-met-nutrition-advice-20130128,0,5576483,full.story.   I find it an interesting evaluation of the rift in the field of nutrition. There are all sorts of people …

A New Take on the Role of Cortisol in Pediatric Sleep

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When most people hear the words ‘cortisol’ and ‘infant/child sleep’ in the same sentence the typical thought is that sleep training causes the baby’s system to flood with cortisol and it’s dangerous to baby. But the reality may be a …

Green Pastures Product Information

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Green Pasture Blue Ice Fermented Cod Liver Oil is a high vitamin fermented cod liver oil that has been extracted without heat. It is rich in nutrients and vitamins A, D, E and K. Because fermentation does not use heat, …

Cultured Apple Butter

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  Ingredients: 5-7 apples 2 tbls raw honey 1 teaspoon cinnamon ½ tspn cloves ¼ tspn nutmeg 1 tbls fresh grated ginger OR ½ teaspoon ground ginger 2/3 cup water 2 tbls of homemade whey* ½ teaspoon sea salt   …

Gelatin

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Why is bone broth so healthy?   Two things: 1) it’s a vitamin and mineral powerhouse, and 2) GELATIN   What is gelatin?   Gelatin is predominantly a simple string of proteins that closely resemble the collagen from which it …

The Amazing Coconut!

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Learn how the coconut tree provides all-around benefits — from its husks and roots to coconut oil — through our infographic “Plant of Life: An Infographic on Various Coconut Uses.” Use the embed code to share it on your website.

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