Ghee is Ideal for Cooking and Wellness

gheeFor more than 5,000 years, South Asian countries have used ghee, a type of clarified butter, in cooking as well as for medicinal purposes. But in recent years, ghee has become increasingly popular worldwide for its unique cooking and healing properties.

Ghee is made by heating butter until the water evaporates and it separates. Some of the milk solids are sauteed with the fat to make aromatic ghee. Ghee is used in a variety of ways in cooking. It’s an excellent oil for cooking because it tolerates high heat and does not produce free radicals. Its high burning [Read more…]

Sprouts are Highly Nutritious and Fun to Grow Yourself

sproutsYou’ve probably heard by now that eating more raw foods, such as grain, bean, and seed sprouts, is a super healthy thing to do. Find out how easy and nutritious it is to grow your own sprouts!

The nutritional value of eating sprouted foods is genuinely amazing. Through the process of sprouting, essentially all the nutrients in the grain, seed, or legume are unlocked. The germination process releases the micro-nutrients that had been previously lying dormant in the food. Nutritionists have found that sprouting produces vitamin C, and increases vitamin B2, B5, & B6 content. You can find vitamins A, B, C, D, and K, plus calcium, carbohydrates, chlorophyll, iron, magnesium, niacin, pantothenic acid, phosphorus, potassium, zinc, all amino acids, trace elements [Read more…]

Why People are Concerned About GMO’s and What You Can Do

GMO food?Have you heard that people are concerned about GMOs in the food supply? GMOs or, “Genetically Modified Organisms,” have had specific alterations made to the food crop at the level of the DNA using modern genetic engineering techniques. It all sounds very scientific, so what is all the fuss?

Genetic engineering is different from traditional breeding methods. Genetic engineering means that genes are altered. Sometimes they are transplanted from one organism to another. A vast amount of money is riding on GMOs [Read more…]

Organic Produce Box Saves Money & Time in Neenah and Appleton WI

Here’s an easy way to get fresh, organic fruits and vegetables in Neenah, Wisconsin and Appleton, Wisconsin: order an organic produce box at The Red Radish Natural Foods. The organic product box comes once a week, and it is filled with fresh, nutritious produce.

A produce box simplifies your life. You know you are supposed to eat at least 5 to 9 servings of fruits and vegetables per day. If the produce is already in your fridge, you are more likely to actually eat enough. Benefits to you include:

  • Simplify shopping for produce — just pick up the box
  • Easy and convenient to order
  • Make fewer decisions
  • Try out some new varieties of produce

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What Does “Organic Food” Mean?

organic produceWhat does it mean when food is marked “organic?” Organic food is produced through organic farming, which is a sustainable form of agriculture that enhances the health of crops, animals, and people. Organic farming is a positive alternative to conventional farming because it promotes biological diversity and uses renewable resources. By focusing on natural farming techniques, organic farmers are able to achieve abundant crops without the use of synthetic pesticides, herbicides or insecticides.

Organic farming has a positive effect on the environment on every level. By using compost to fertilize crops rather than the synthetic chemicals used by conventional farmers, organic farmers are able to create rich soil and [Read more…]

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