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A Quick Calculation

I just did a quick calculation. Normal blood sugar level is always kept within a narrow range, about 4.4 to 6.1 mmol/L (82 to 110 mg/dL). We have about 5 liters of blood in our entire bodies. So if you round out the sugar content to about 90 mg per deciliter, it comes to about 0.09 g

More Support for Mother’s Milk

If you’re wondering whether breastfeeding is a good idea or not, a study by researchers at the Duke University Medical Center published in the August issue of the journal Current Nutrition & Food Science may help you make up your mind.   Breast milk promotes flora colonization in the digestive tracts of infants—something that has lasting

What’s the Most Frequently-Eaten Vegetable in America? You’ll Be Amazed.

The National Cancer institute of Bethesda, Maryland, has measured the fruit and vegetable intakes of children and adolescents in the United States, and come up with a disheartening result.    Image from glassesshop.com The study was designed to identify the ways in which fruits and vegetables are consumed by children, to provide estimates

Another Reason to Choose Sustainable Agriculture

Recently Kazumi Maruyama and his associates at the Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Medicine and Engineering in Japan published a study called Exposure to Exogenous Estrogen through Intake of Commercial Milk Produced from Pregnant Cows. This study looked at the long-term health effects of year-round global milk production through modern, genetically improved dairy cows, and from pregnant

TK Ranch: Local, organic, humane meat delivered to your doorstep!

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"Your ethical and humane choice for high-quality grass-fed beef, lamb, pork, chicken and turkey."   We all want to feed our families the best and healthiest food on the market. Information on organic foods, particularly fruits and vegetables, is starting to become more accessible as people learn more about pesticides and their impact on our