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Are You Getting Enough Iodine in Your Diet From Real Food?

Iodine is an important nutrient no one should be without. Our soil used to contain adequate amounts of iodine and other important minerals, but commercial farming methods have depleted our once fertile soils. Iodine deficiency is a common problem in the U.S., even though all refined table salt has iodine added to it. This is […]

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Happy Non-GMO Holidays + My Interview with Leslie Stoddard, Co-founder of GMO-Free Idaho

I received this message in my e-mail box today from The Center for Food Safety, and I wanted to share it with my readers. Holiday time means people are buying more food and other products than any other time of year. This year, I want to challenge my readers to commit to going GMO-free for […]

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Why an Idaho Girl Supports CA Raw Milk – Organic Pastures Dairy

For nearly five years, my family has drank raw milk. It’s one of the most important staples in our kitchen for sustenance and health.  Not once has it made any of us sick.  It should be the right of everyone to be able to to choose what foods he or she will and won’t consume. […]

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How to Make a Difference in Your Child’s Health with Real Food

Do you spend time reinforcing good health habits with your child? There are a variety of messages sent to children from many sources about health. Many of these messages contain false information, so it is important to help your child understand the reasons why. Food manufacturers, for example, label foods they sell as “healthy”, “natural“, “trans […]

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Support the Real Food Movement – Ask Dalton McGuinty to Talk with Michael Schimdt!

Michael Schmidt is a true, modern-day hero. This passionate, Ontario dairy farmer believes in the peoples’ right to be able to consume the foods they choose. He has put everything on the line to stand up for these rights. Raw milk is currently illegal in Canada, and to prove his point he is fasting, and has […]

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Don’t Miss the Weston A. Price Conference 2011 in Dallas, TX!

If you have never attended the Weston A. Price Wise Traditions Conference and you care about sustainable food and farming, this is one event you should NOT miss! And, it’s happening very soon in Dallas, TX November 11-13, 2011. Last year was my first year attending, and I count it as one of the best […]

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Real Food Money Saving Tips: Chicken Thighs and Drumsticks for Stock

Want to make chicken stock but don’t think you can afford good quality chicken? Buy chicken thighs (bone-in) and drumsticks. These pieces are quite inexpensive. Conventional health tells us to avoid dark and red meat. So over the last few decades, meat producers in the U.S. have put a premium on white meat – which is […]

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Deceptions in the Food Industry: Low-Sodium and No Salt Added

As we continue in the Deceptions in The Food Industry series, today we’re talking about salt. Has your doctor advised you to lower your salt intake for your health? If so, there are a few things you ought to know about processed foods in the stores, many of which claim to be healthier because the […]

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Rawesome Foods Raid: The Insanity of the U.S. Legal System

For the last several years, there’s been a big stir in the news about raids on raw dairy farmers.  On August 3rd, 2011 the latest raid at gunpoint conducted by the L.A. Sheriff’s office, the CDC, and the FDA occurred on the premises of Rawesome Foods, a buyer’s club in Venice, CA. The picture at […]

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Why Our Family Chooses Raw Over Pasteurized Milk

If you are still wondering about raw milk, now’s the time to give it a try! It is one of the most complete, healthy foods you can consume and provides many critical nutrients we are missing in our modern diets. Our family has been drinking it for 4 years and it’s been one of the […]