Mother Earth News reports recent findings on the superior nutritional quality of pastured eggs: 1/3 less cholesterol Twice as much omega-3 fatty acids 4 – 6 times more Vitamin D 2/3 more Vitamin A 3 times more Vitamin E 7 times more Beta-carotene 1/4 less saturated fat Start raising chickens […]
Healthy Home and Garden
Research is showing that the old adage of “Early to bed, Early to rise” may indeed make one healthy (they made no comment about “wealthy and wise” 🙂 ). There is also a relationship between poor dietary habits and staying up late. Click here for article.
Millions of pounds of drugs are used in raising livestock–officials are using more sensitive methods of determining drug residues which may be harmful to consumers. Read more here. Healthiest recommendation is to limit meat consumption to organic hormone-free, antibiotic-free, naturally fed, free-range sources. The following is a list of some […]
This article reviews radiation levels of many cell phones. Click here to see the phones with lowest levels.
Recent research has shown that residues of a dangerous dry-cleaning chemical remain in the fabric and actually accumulate with repeated dry-cleanings. This chemical, perchloroethylene (PCE or perc, for short), has been associated with cancer and neurological disorders. Click here to read the article–note that the article itself has additional links […]
This article summarizes new research on the anti-microbial action of coriander. Many of our seasonings (especially fresh) have anti-microbial action. Include seasonings such as thyme, oregano, rosemary, sage, and coriander in your cooking, especially during cold and flu season! Sage is especially helpful with runny noses, sinus congestion, or wet […]
Dee Creek Farm is offering a Summer-time Herb Class on Monday, August 29th, from 6 – 8 PM. They will be teaching how to prepare
The NCAP (Northwest Coalition for Alternatives to Pesticides) offers great ideas for alternatives for insect and weed control. Check out their site at www.pesticide.org/
Here is a great resource for information on Naturopathic Medicine. This is one of the associations that Dr. Brown maintains membership. Find out information on Naturopathic Medicine, Advocacy, and Your Health. http://www.naturopathic.org/