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Hurdling: The Secret Food Preservation Technique That Can Add Years To Shelf Life

As a species we know a lot about food preservation. It started thousands of years ago and it has kept us alive to this day. But in many of those tried-and-true techniques, we sometimes engage in a food preservation process that is emerging more and more as the best approach. […]

6 Dangers Of A Low-Fat Diet Your Doctor Won’t Tell You

In the first half of the 20th century, America saw a sudden increase in heart disease. The medical community was baffled and the public wanted answers, and the “diet-heart hypothesis” or the “lipid hypothesis” was born. This subsequently changed how we view all-natural fat, including meat and dairy products. Here […]

Your Ancestors Didn’t Eat The Same Type Of Wheat That You Do (And They Were Healthier)

You’ve likely heard the term “gluten-free” a lot in the last few years. For the millions who are allergic to modern hybrid wheat, gluten-free is not a fad, but a godsend. Whole wheat is a good alternative, right? It could be, but it’s not the same thing. If you have […]

Appetite Fatigue: It Hits More than Just Your Waistline

When most people think of long-term food storage they instantly visualize pallets of MRE’s and freeze dried food. Add beans, corn, and wheat to the list of items and that’s about all most people believe can be stored for any prolonged period of time. But did you know that there […]

Cancer-Fighting Superfoods You Should Eat EVERY DAY

  Not all health conditions are avoidable, but certain lifestyle choices can increase your risk of illness, including diseases such as cancer. These lifestyle choices include smoking, lack of exercise, drinking too much alcohol, and eating an unhealthy diet. Certain foods, often called “superfoods,” have cancer-fighting properties. These superfoods are […]

The 5 Best Medicinal Plants You Can Grow In Your Backyard

  Self-reliance often means relying on old wisdom to address health problems. My family believes in the use of medicinal plants to cure ailments. Our herb garden serves a greater purpose than increasing the flavors of our dinners. We use these plants to create medicinal teas, herbal baths and healing […]