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Organic Living Journey: Organic vs. Conventional Grains: Wheat

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n the past year, we’ve discussed organic meats, dairy, produce, sugar, chocolate, coffee, body products, and more. Today, we’re going to take a look at one of the largest parts of the standard American diet…grains. The USDA recommends that about 30% of your diet should be grains, half of that being whole grains. Whether you agree with that recommendation or not, grains are a pretty big staple in the standard American diet. We’re going to take a look at the top three grains produced and consumed worldwide: corn, rice, and wheat. [First, a little disclaimer: this is a HUGE topic....

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Health Study: Kamut Wheat vs. Modern Wheat

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  Is ancient wheat healthier than modern wheat? In some respects it may be, according to an Italian study published recently in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Scientists at Careggi University Hospital in Florence conducted a randomized crossover study including three eight-week periods: one in which subjects ate their normal diet but with all grain products – bread, crackers, pasta and cookies – made with Kamut® brand Khorasan wheat, a washout period of eight weeks, and eight weeks in which all grain products were made with modern Durum wheat and soft wheat. The results? Following the Kamut® phase of...

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Crudo Olive Oil Receives Gold Award Once Again

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  * Gold Medal, Medium Intensity    NY International Competition 2015 * Gold Medal, Delicate Intensity   NY International Competition 2013  * The Best 200 Olive Oils    Der Feinschmecker Oil Award 2013  * Gold Medal, Medium Intensity   LA County Fair Competition 2012  * Silver Medal, Medium Intensity    LA County Fair Competition 2011

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Our Flour Mill

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