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How My Family Eats Liver

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Most of us know that eating liver is a good thing to do. We’ve heard rumors that this animal organ comes with benefits, hits many nails at once, and is especially beneficial for women.

I was raised in a suburb near Boston with limited access or exposure to traditional foods. There were definitely no cows grazing by the side of the road. We kept chickens and a garden though and my mother often fried up liver with bacon ‘n onions, which continues to be the only way I can eat liver to this day. That right there is the extent of my experience with liver, that is until I became a responsible, conscientious adult seeking ways to nourish my body 😏

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Fermented Cod Liver Oil

How We Take Fermented Cod Oil (FCLO)

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Note: I am not an affiliate for Green Pastures. I am a group buyer to bring my community this oil at a reduced price.

We take fermented cod liver oil (FCLO) every day, twice a day, year round. My husband likes his straight-up no flavor, I like the chocolate, my oldest likes

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Healing Foods The Body Ecology Diet

Bones Worth Chewing: Benefits of Bone Marrow

Bone marrow is fatty, nourishing, and a remedy for healing the digestive/immune system. It is a primal super-food that was once considered ‘brain food’ by our ancestors whom relied on it for healthy fats plus protein and minerals.

What is bone marrow?

Bone marrow is the spongy tissue inside of bones. Think, an animal’s leg, hip, or thigh bones. Marrow contains a variety of valuable bone-building cells that can help to revitalize your body and promote good bone growth among many other things.

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Body Ecology Diet gut health

8 Ways to Support your Inner Ecosystem

Therapeutic Chef 2013

Support your inner ecosystem (a.k.a digestive system) with the following ideas I’ve come up over the years in my work as a nutritionist for people with digestive issues. If you are pregnant, then check out this article.

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How To Soak Whole Grain: A Traditional Recipe

food-grain-soaking-millet-hblWhole grains have been a principal food for thousands of years and are close to being a nutritionally complete food. They are rich in amino acids, carbohydrates, fiber, minerals, vitamins, and fat.

This ancient food strengthens the body with a warm, slow burning kind of energy and grain tastes pretty good too! We top ours with cultured butter, pesto, and a sprinkling of hemp seeds. 

Unfortunately, grains also contain enzyme inhibitors and toxins – such as phytates, tannins, and goitrogens – that harm the body, especially the lining of the digestive tract; extending from mouth to the anus.