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9 Ways to Protect Yourself From Superbug Bacteria

The CDC is flooding airwaves and media outlets with this message: superbugs are once again becoming a threat, this time in hospital environments. Hospital employees and medical workers are being urged by the CDC to take precautions to prevent spreading these bacteria to others in the hospital environment as well as those on the outside. […]

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Getting Started with Fermented Foods, With Wardee Harmon

I’d like to share an introduction to my good friend Wardee Harmon’s e-book Lacto-Fermentation. Wardee is a wonderful and passionate educator and blogger on the subject of fermentation as well as other real food and natural health topics.   If you are new to fermenting, you’ll discover a bit about the benefits of fermented foods, […]

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Why a High-Protein Diet Won’t Make You Healthier

Due to the insistence of conventional health communities that fats and cholesterol should be avoided, high-protein diets have been all the rage for a number of years. The Atkins Diet was popular for many years and received much press and attention since it came out in the late 1950s. Many people claimed to lose a […]

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Announcing the Winner of Real Food Fermentation by Alex Lewin

Today I am announcing the giveway winner for Alex Lewin’s book Real Food Fermentation. The lucky winner of this giveaway is: Andrea Please send me your e-mail address within 24 hours by e-mailing me at raine@agriculturesociety.com, and I will make sure your new book is shipped out right away. If you didn’t win, please be […]

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The Idiot’s Guide to Fermenting Foods Giveaway Winner!

Today I am announcing the giveway winner for Wardeh Harmon’s book The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Fermenting Foods. The lucky winner of this giveaway is: Jennifer Please send me your e-mail address within 24 hours by e-mailing me at raine@agriculturesociety.com, and I will make sure your new book is shipped out right away. To those […]

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Real Food Fermentation by Alex Lewin: Book Review & Giveaway

I am a big advocate for fermented foods, and have committed to making them a regular part of my dietary habits. That’s why I am reviewing another great book about fermentation this week, Alex Lewin from Feed Me Like You Mean It’s recent book Real Food Fermentation. Whether you are new to fermenting and are […]

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13 Ways to Kick Insomnia/Sleep Disorders and Get a Good Night’s Rest

Are you an insomniac? Do you toss and turn and wake up in the middle of the night? And no matter how hard you try, you can’t  get back to sleep…only to feel as though you’ve been hit by a truck when the alarm goes off and it’s time to start your day? In our […]

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13 Ways to Increase Mineral Intake for Improved Well-Being & Health

It is said that all health begins and ends in the digestive tract. It is also said that many diseases are caused by a lack of vital nutrients in our diets. If our digestive tracts are not functioning properly, we can’t digest the nutrients from the foods we eat, including essential minerals needed for health. […]

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16 Ways to Avoid Flu and Colds this Holiday Season & Through the Winter Months

Winter is here, and if you get sick a lot this time of year, there are many natural ways you can improve your body’s ability to stay healthy – especially with the foods you eat and lifestyle you maintain. Many people believe that hand-washing is one of the best ways to keep illnesses away. In […]

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Beware Of The Dangers Of Soy

A food that has taken its place as one of the most heralded “superfoods” of our generation is soy. It is touted as being capable of preventing all sorts of health issues such as heart disease, cancer, and osteoporosis. Praised for its health benefits as well as its affordability on a large scale to feed […]