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January 25, 2021 • 0 comment(s)
This installment will deal with the curing and labeling of bacon. There is a lot of confusion about nitrites and there use in the curing process and how the government has labeled alternatives to synthetic Potassium Nitrite. I will attempt to make the cloudy clear.
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January 24, 2021 • 0 comment(s)
This is the first in a series on our favorite food, Bacon. In this installment we will look at the history of bacon and what is bacon. Future installments will look at different types of cures, labeling laws and we will have a discussion of the subject of nitrites as well. Hope you enjoy!
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December 27, 2020 • 0 comment(s)
Look at why pastured eggs from Tierra Verde Farms are great tasting but more importantly good for you. Review some of the nutritional differences between pastured eggs and conventional grocery store eggs.
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December 20, 2020 • 0 comment(s)
When shopping for eggs there is a myriad of terms used to define what type of egg you might be buying. This week we will describe each of these terms and discuss their possible impacts on egg quality.
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December 15, 2020 • 0 comment(s)
This is the first in a series of posts that will discuss chicken eggs. I will layout the topics that we will cover in each of these short topics as we explore what makes an egg such a great food nutritionally and tastes great as well. What are the differences in types and looks of eggs and what are the differences worth paying for when you buy eggs.
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November 22, 2020 • 0 comment(s)
In this the 5th and final entry in our series on Why Grass-fed? We will be focusing on the benefits to the whole community. How the combination of environmental and health benefits are good for the community at large. But there are other maybe more important benefits to the community and we will explore those benefits specifically.
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November 15, 2020 • 0 comment(s)
Health Benefits of Grass-Fed Products - Meat, eggs, and dairy products from pastured animals are ideal for your health. Compared with commercial products, they offer you more "good" fats, and fewer "bad" fats. They are richer in antioxidants; including vitamins E, beta-carotene, and vitamin C. Furthermore, they do not contain traces of added hormones, antibiotics or other drugs.
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November 8, 2020 • 0 comment(s)
This week we will look to see how cattle and sheep themselves are a large beneficiary of being grass-fed. Grass-fed and finished livestock are not only happier and healthier they avoid the list of chronic health problems that plague the commercial beef industry causing the agriculture industry to be the largest user of antibiotics in the world. Just like humans on junk food that end up with chronic health concerns the same goes for livestock on junk diets.
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November 2, 2020 • 0 comment(s)
As we continue in our series of Why Grass-fed beef we will examine the 4 different areas literally from the ground up.  Today we will discuss the environment, followed by the cattle, then people and finally society at large.  Today we are considering only the environmental benefits and impacts of grass-fed beef vs conventional beef.
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October 25, 2020 • 0 comment(s)
This is the first of a 5 part series on the how and why's of grass-fed beef. Each post will be brief in nature and try to answer the the questions each consumer should have about the food they eat especially grass-fed beef and lamb. This first installment will deal with what is grass-fed beef, and subsequent installments will deal with the health benefits for consumers of grass-fed beef, the health benefits for livestock that are grass-fed, the health benefits for the environment of raising livestock that are grass-fed and the benefits to the community at large in raising grass-fed beef and lamb.
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