There is a new e-course entitled “Beautiful Babies“ created by Weston A. Price Foundation member Kristen Michaelis of Food Renegade. It looks like a really wonderful service and I fully support their approach. It teaches women how to increase their fertility, have a happier pregnancy, and boost their baby’s health through the use of traditional foods. There are online videos, reading materials, and a digital workbook. This course will help families nourish the next generation while promoting local, pasture-based animal husbandry. If you’re planning a pregnancy or know someone who
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I’m getting older (who isn’t?) and, as I do, I’m more aware of the effects of aging. But some of us age with few physical or mental problems while others fall apart. I’ve become more interested in what is commonly known as andropause. It’s a set of symptoms caused by male hormone disruption. It’s more common with aging but can, unlike menopause, occur at any age—even teenage boys can be in andropause. Many think that erectile dysfunction is synonymous with andropause. This isn’t true.
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You still have the right to grow or consume the foods of your choice. Unless you live in Wisconsin.
As I noted in my previous blog, corporate interests continually protect their bottom line by enlisting government authority, usually at the expense of the consumer. That has been the modus operandi of commercial food producers and manufacturers since the 1920s. Remaining a conscientious modern food consumer can be a daunting task. Many of us try to buy and eat local and mostly organic, and that fact has not been lost on the food industry giants. The US Department of Agriculture’s
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I recently attended the “Milk-In,” sponsored by The Santa Cruz Food Rights Coalition, held near the Farmer’s Market in downtown Santa Cruz. It included a parade, public information, petition-signing, and free, delicious goat milk courtesy of Mali McGee, co-owner of Milk Farm Mama and one of the event organizers. The purpose was to protest the increasingly heavy-handed, SWAT-like approach taken by the California Department of Food and Agriculture and the FDA toward producers and distributors of raw milk, including co-operative farm shares. Many suspect this crackdown is due to pressure from big dairy producers who don’t want competition.
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