Fermented Food for Everyone?

Kim chi.   Kombucha.   Sauerkraut.  Kefir.   Yogurt.  Cheese? Sound delicious? All of the above are not only tasty ways to jazz up your meal and add a robust flavor, they’re also a great way to get a gut health boost,  by introducing a means of altering the trillions of bacteria, virus and fungi […]

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ADDRESSING ADHD WITH FOOD

“I feel so ADD!” If you’ve ever had a moment of feeling distracted or unclear, it wouldn’t be surprising if you’d uttered that phrase before. It’s become an adage, but both ADD, or rather, ADHD, the official, medical term for the condition — regardless of whether a patient demonstrates symptoms of hyperactivity. (ADD is a […]

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MEAT PRICES RISE, RANCHERS LOSE MONEY

If only all our steaks, tri-tip and ground beef came from ‘happy cows’ as seen above. Grass-fed and finished beef accounts for only 1% of the beef we have in the US (1). Due in part to confusing messaging and rising prices, where our beef is coming from for many remains a mystery. I see […]

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Can Coffee Save Lives?

It can!! OK, maybe that’s a bit of an overstatement, but in all seriousness, coffee has a long list of health benefits, one of which is that studies show that drinking coffee, and not just one or two cups, but four or five has been associated with reduced death rates (1). Regular coffee drinking is […]

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