Archive / February, 2016

If I could only see what is and is not in my food

Thursday morning in Ontario, I met a friend from Boise and the first words out of his mouth were, “I saw a new gadget that scans your food and tells you what is on the inside. I immediately thought of you.” I thought I was really making headway using my refractometer to make food purchasing […]

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Missing Andy Rooney today

I could only hope to live up to Andy’s Standards…   Written by Andy Rooney, a man who had the gift of saying so much with so few words.   I’ve  learned….  That  the best classroom in the world is at the feet of an elderly  person.   I’ve  learned…. That when you’re in  love, […]

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Flavor drives nutrition…wha?

I like Mark Shatzker’s books and articles. However, the name of this WSJ article from April 2015 (WOW, am I slow on the uptake) has had me thinking all year. I was always thinking the more nutrition in the food, i.e. the more minerals and vitamins, the greater the flavor and nutrition was in that […]

Green med info weighs in on the Zika virus.

Greenmedinfo.com is a very good and website and I trust their information (95%+). This morning they published a blog that is very disturbing, but is also what I had a feeling was going on when I first heard of the issue. The following is an excerpt from the article… “The Zika virus was discovered in […]

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Funny how things keep circling back around

Fifteen years ago, when I first started grass finishing, increasing Omega 3’s in my beef by feeding only the green, leafy parts of plants was my main focus for human health. Recently, a friend of mine shared a chart that compares the Omega ratios of  number of different types of fat (all of those “oils” are FAT, […]