Back open tomorrow at 9:00am!
Now in stock – Magnesium Oil spray from our partners at Ancient Minerals. Most people are Mg deficient and this is a highly effective, and cost-effective, way to absorb in your body: with an oil you spray on your skin.
Mg is an mineral for has a wide range of essential body functions. As Dr Mercola notes, magnesium is found in more than 300 different enzymes in your body, which are responsible for creation of ATP, the energy molecules of your body; action of your heart muscle; proper formation of bones and teeth, promotion of proper bowel function; relaxation of blood vessels; regulation of blood sugar levels, and much more.
Can also be useful for aches, cramps and spasms, sleeplessness, eczema and more. Here’s some testimonials at Ancient Minerals. Some even claim it is beneficial for hair loss.
Yum! In our freezer now, heritage breed pastured pork sausage from our partners at Rain Crow Ranch.
No nitrates, MSG or bad stuff. We’ve got Italians, Brats and Sweets. Just $6.50 for a 1 lb package of four links!
Here’s more info about their piggies:
Good post here from RealFood Forager, reminding us to avoid Omega 6 laden polyunsaturaed industrial vegetable oils, ie oils from soybean, canola, corn, etc. These can also be found in most processed foods you’ll find on the supermarket aisles.
Healthy oil salad dressings are simple and cheap to make – be sure you know the olive oil is pure – or there are several excellent commercially sold ones, including Bragg’s dressings which are available at our store.
Also this article has a good reminder about ensuring your meats have a proper Omega 3/6 balance, which you will find in 100% grass-fed and not in the grain-fed, never mind the hormones and anti-biotics.
Sniffing Rosemary has recently been scientifically proven to improve memory. But wait, this is not a new idea. In 1601, Shakespeare writes his play, “Hamlet,” and Ophelia remarks, “There’s rosemary, that’s for remembrance: pray you, love, remember.” And then in 1652, English herbalist Nicholas Culpeper wrote, about rosemary: “Helps a weak memory and quickens the senses. The chemical [essential] oil drawn from the leaves and flowers, is a sovereign help…touch the temples and nostrils with two or three drops.”
Read the full article here: http://blogs.naturalnews.com/memory-enhancing-rosemary-i-do-remember-you/
Good article on the benefits of Diatomaceous Earth, which we have available at the office.
Ha! In related news, the grass fed meat truck arrives this Wednesday. Members of our discount meat club will be picking up their delicious bundles – if you haven’t joined yet you can do so here: https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/TFCHealthFoods/info
Grass-fed, low heat pasteurized, non-homogenized milk – like the Kimball Brook Farm milk we sell – is about the best quality product you’ll find short of having a cow grazing in your backyard.
New product in stock. Primal Pacs! 100% grass fed beef jerky (no sugar, preservatives or junk) with macadamias, dried mangoes and cranberries. What a fantastic protein and energy filled snack to take on the go whether at the office snack or to fuel your outdoor expedition; it’s a modern version of Pemmican: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pemmican
(Dr Allie had two healthy sons at home with the help of an amazing team of midwives. As yet another sad reflection of our overpriced health care system, insurance would not cover the very reasonable fee – just 10% of a typical hospital birth – yet the far more expensive hospital route would have been covered in full).
Announcing our next order for grass fed beef and pastured pork/chicken. Due to us by Feb 6th. Order forms are at the office, or join our bulk foods Yahoo group here: