Some Thoughts About Cancer... Can You Be Healthy Eating from the Grocery Store?

Is the food we buy at the grocery stores fresh enough, and nutritious enough, to prevent major diseases like cancer?

Right now, the numbers only show the kids living a few years less than the current adult population. But this is only the tip of the iceberg. It is expected to get worse and worse. "We're in the quiet before the storm," Dr. Ludwig said in a recent New York Times article. "It's like what happens if suddenly a massive number of young children started chain smoking. At first you wouldn't see much public health impact." He added, "But years later it would translate into emphysema, heart disease and cancer."

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3 Tips For Working Outside In The Cold

Working Outside In The Cold As A Homesteader

As you start to live more sustainably you will be spending more time outdoors. And in the winter it can be tough. Getting or cutting firewood, tending livestock, taking care of the orchards or greenhouse – all of these activities mean you’ll be outside, in the cold. Here are my three best tips for staying warm and toasty during the winter months:

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Prepare Your Body For Winter; How To Wrap Your Kidneys

Learn how to wrap your kidneys

Have you ever heard of a kidney wrap? It is a simple, but powerful technique to take care of your body during the winter months. It soothes the adrenals and ensures your body will be ready to have a fabulous Spring. This amazing health technique used to be well known by humanity that lived in cold climates, and you'll recognize the truth of it when looking at the fashions people wore in old photos.

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Surviving A Cold Night With Nothing But The Clothes On Our Backs

Picture of a cold night outside in the desert

“You have deep survival in your genes. All of your ancestors were survivors or you wouldn’t be here now,” David told us. “Humanity has faced plagues, famine, wars, floods, and every form of disaster you can imagine. In your lineage are people who fled, or fought, or learned, or adapted. The people who didn’t make it, died. You are direct descendants of all those who survived. You have it in you even if you don’t know it…”

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[NEW VIDEO] The Best Places To Get Excellent Barn Cats

Marjory Wildcraft holding a barn cat

I have to laugh when I watch the playback of this video… In it, you’re going to see me holding the unofficial mascot of The Grow Network, Tigger. She really did NOT want to be the star of this three-minute video on the best places to get excellent barn cats. Ha ha, poor cat. ;-) Anyway, watch this video now and I’ll share a few of my favorite tips with you...

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Gobble gobble, cough cough The High Cost of Cheap Turkey

turkeys-at-pasture

Here in Virginia, a regular 15 pound turkey at the supermarket will cost you about $30 or less. But if you want a local, traditional turkey like a Bourbon Red, raised on pasture - expect to pay anywhere from $60-$90. That’s a lot of money! Is it really worth it? I saw some turkeys on my home a few weeks ago that definitely answered that question for me...

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Natural Home Remedy Perfect For Fighting Off Holiday Flues! [VIDEO] How To Make Four Thieves Tonic

Want to break the holiday sick cycle? You know what I’m talking about: The cycle where you wear yourself out, preparing for all the holiday fun, spend too much time in small spaces with large numbers of people… And then whammo! Get SICK! (Either BEFORE the holidays are over. Or, just in time to go back to work! ;-) Let’s break that cycle this year, shall we? And give your immune system a fighting chance?

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