By Craig Turczynski, Ph.D. It is extremely intriguing to me how food, lifestyle and health are linked. I have been blessed with good health, except for an orthopedic birth defect which I have lived with all my life. I attribute that good health to growing up on a farm in Iowa. My parents moved … Continue reading WHY BEING CLOSE TO OUR FOOD SOURCE MAKES US HEALTHIER
As we have mentioned before, we like to base our animal husbandry methods on science and common sense. The customers who cook our eggs, hard-boiled have raved about them the most, but the color of our yolks may not be as orange as some because we do not feed corn. Also, instead of feeding soybeans, … Continue reading Some science behind our egg production methods.
What if we told you that what you ate today could affect the health of your great grandchildren? We’ve talked a lot on this blog about the increased diagnoses of diseases like diabetes, cancer, auto-immune disorders, and infertility over the past ten to twenty years. We’ve discussed how diet may be a huge factor in … Continue reading Epigenetics: An explanation for how your diet can lead to disease and even be passed down to future generations
You’ve probably noticed that the fat free fad is fading. There seems to be an ongoing debate about the healthiness of fat in our diet with some significant differences in the recommendations, depending on which organization you follow. The Weston A. Price Foundation, for example, recommends liberal consumption of whole milk and butter, while the … Continue reading Not All Fats are Created Equal
Cooking Methods Matter You’ve made sure your meat is carefully sourced and minimally processed, from animals that have been grass-fed and raised without artificial hormones or antibiotics. While you’ve taken the biggest step in ensuring your food is clean and healthy, there’s one more step to making sure you get the right nutrients out of … Continue reading The Final Step in Healthy Meat
These Arguments Against Eating Pork are Misleading It is not uncommon for us to hear news or complaints about how all pork meat is bad. Of course, we understand and respect religious reasons for abstaining from pork. Our concern is with scientific claims about the unhealthiness of pork; in our research, if you raise the … Continue reading Why You Shouldn’t Worry About Eating Pork
It’s Our Commitment to Responsible Sourcing We would love to be able to provide all of our meat products–especially our popular cuts–every week. But as many of our loyal customers know, sometimes that just isn’t possible. When we sell out of a product, we have to wait to restock, and unfortunately that means sometimes we … Continue reading The Real Reason We Go Out of Stock