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Testimony - Kirk

Cindy asked if I would like to share my experience with you folks and I said, "Sure". So here goes!

My Journey To Improved Health

by Captain Kirk

kirkMy name is Kirk and I am the newest member of the Suede Hills team. Yes, I've been called "Captain Kirk," throughout the years and am OK with it, but truth be told, I am not a qualified starship commander!

I have been a vegetarian for over 20 years. I have tried dropping dairy from my diet off and on over the years, but alas, my love of cheese has derailed these efforts. My father used to say that I would eat a rock if it had cheese melted on it.

The last few years have been challenging to say the least. I wound up deeply depressed. I barely had the energy to get through the day.

Fortunately, I moved to the small town of Ashcroft in the desert region of British Columbia where I eventually crossed paths with Phil and Cindy from Suede Hills Organic Farm.

I am now into my first month of using the Suede Hills products and am experiencing wonderful results. In the beginning the use of just 3 pH Happy Caps at night before bed, launched my original 6.8 level (too acidic) to a 7.4 reading (good!) within two days. I noticed that my energy level, clarity, sense of well being had all increased dramatically. Within a week and found my pH balance maintaining at 7.4 and even up to 7.6 one day!

I added the Olive Leaf capsules to my daily routine as an immune booster and found that it works as I was the only one in my house to avoid suffering a sore throat and nasty cough.

I am looking forward to adding the Alfalfa to my diet. As a result of my move, I no longer have a blender which has put me at a bit of a disadvantage as far as using the Alfalfa powder in delicious fruit and veggie concoctions. I'm thinking that the Alfalfa capsules would be a better choice for my current lifestyle. After all, the point is to get this beneficial food into my body, not to have it remain in the bag due my lack of culinary skills and kitchen appliances!

Now, I realize that to benefit the most by increasing my alkaline level, I should improve my diet and eating habits in general. Some of my less than stellar dining choices coupled with a neglect to regularly use the pH Happy Caps and Olive Leaf capsules at this early stage of my quest, has dropped me back to below the optimum levels a couple of times. I am back on track now. As Cindy often says, "Consistency is the key!" Plus more raw fruits and veggies will need to be introduced into my lifestyle and, (groan) a serious reduction of my beloved cheese intake.

I have also tried all five of the Suede Hills Stevia Bark Teas and have enjoyed them. The Spearmint and Plain Stevia Bark Teas are my favorites but never having been much of a tea drinker, the switch from coffee will be the next challenge. In time, in time...

Food For Thought

"Your life is the sum result of all the choices you make . . . . If you can control the process of choosing, you can take control of all aspects of your life. You can find the freedom that comes from being in charge of yourself."
- Senator Bob Bennett of Utah

Health to you!

Phil and Cindy Levington
Suede Hills Organic Farm
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Health Tips for the New Year - 2013

From our personal experience, Phil and I believe that good health is #1, the top of the list, primo, and without good health nothing much seems to matter. So this month we  decided to share with you a few ways that we have been able to improve our health year over year.  

If we can do it, so can you!

Food With Benefits!!

Phil and I live by the motto K.I.S.S. (Keep It Simple Sweetheart). People are always asking us what we do to stay healthy. We believe it has to be simple in order to be sustainable.

The answer has been two fold,

"Get Alkaline = Get Well"

"Phil's Ultimate Breakfast with a Schmunkie"

Since Phil's Ultimate Breakfast with a Schmunkie has now become internationally famous (Northern Ireland, Switzerland, Tasmania Australia, Korea, Scotland, Germany and Japan) we have simplified it to make it even easier for you to access the amazing, life-transforming nutrition in this time-tested breakfast. Along comes, Phil's Ultimate "Longevity Blend", Food with Benefits!!

Watch how to make this recipe:


schmunkieDrink your way into a healthier 2013 with Phil's Ultimate Longevity Blend! It is so easy!!

  • Just tear open the Longevity Blend foil pouch
  • Grind for a few seconds in your coffee grinder
  • Add the ground up Longevity Blend to your favorite concoction of fruits in the blender
  • Whiz it up and voila, a drink to thrive on!

Drink it all at once or sip it throughout the day.

Here is a sample recipe that serves one person:

Step 1: Tear open the single serve "B" Brilliant version of the Longevity Blend, grind, set aside. *For a Double Serving use the "A" Amazing version*

Step 2: Pour 1 cup alkaline water or almond milk into your blender. (You can use green stevia water as another option)

Step 3:

  • Add 1/2-1 banana
  • 1 small apple, core removed if you prefer
  • 1 orange, peeled
  • 1/2-1 cup fresh pineapple chunks
  • 1 handful of red grapes
  • a 1/2 inch chunk of fresh ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Step 4: Add ground up Longevity Blend mix to the blender, and blend until smooth. Now you are done!

Options: Mix and match your favorite fruits to add variety once in awhile. Try to avoid blueberries, cranberries and plums until you get your body pH up to 7.4 or more consistently.

Carrot Salad

carrot salad

This is one of the easiest salads to make and so refreshing. Served as a side salad in this picture alongside Coconut Curried Broccoli:

  • Grate 6 CARROTS into a bowl
  • Add the juice of 1 small fresh LEMON
  • Sprinkle 1/2 to 1 teaspoon of GARLIC POWDER over the mix
  • Add 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon of PINK HIMALAYAN SALT

Toss until thoroughly mixed. Sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds, you will be amazed at how a few sesame seeds add so much flavour.

This is your year!!

Start it out right. Get Alkaline & Get Well

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Wishing you a Healthy, Happy & Prosperous 2013 and beyond!

Health to you!

Phil and Cindy Levington

The Acidosis Cycle

Do You Suffer From Acidosis?

Learn more about the Acidosis Cycle and get a few health tips from Cindy!

Just by changing or adding a few things in your lifestyle you can have some amazing results.

Lower Your Blood Pressure

The Olive Tree has played a central role in Mediterranean culture. The value of Olive Oil as a food and in skin care is well known, but the healing qualities of the Olive Leaf should not be overlooked. Olive Leaf has been widely used in Europe for treating Hypertension (High Blood pressure).

It is the Oleuropein found in the Olive Leaves that is said to reduce pressure by relaxing blood vessels, thus outsmarting High Blood Pressure. Olive leaf has been studied for more than 100 years. Historically, Olive Leaves have been used for a variety of different remedies. They have been considered beneficial for many conditions when ingested.

Suede Hills Organic Olive Leaf. Stay healthy naturally.

Have you been suffering with any of these issues?

Watch those Olive Tree Thorns

Bloating and Swelling

Diabetes or Hypoglycemia

High Blood Pressure

Bacterial Infection

Fungal Infection

Viral Infection

Yeast Infection

It is our unique and strategic location, in the desert area of Southern B.C., which allows us to bring to you our Certified Organic Olive Leaf Powder, in its most natural, pure and potent form.

Enjoy the healthful benefits of our hand-picked, sun-dried Olive Leaf powder, which is ground and packaged on site at Suede Hills Organic farm.

This wonderful leaf deserves your attention, check it out for yourself!

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Acid Reflux Remedy

Do You Suffer From Acid Reflux?

Acid reflux or heartburn is caused when digestive acids flow up from the stomach and into the esophagus.

Over the counter or prescribed medications may lead to other problems, here are 3 Acid Reflux remedy Options:

Option 1 - The Neutralizing Effect

The simplest of all three is to start immediately facilitating the "neutralizing effect" and to counteract what the stores of acid have been producing in our bodies (fat & disease), and to help our bodies metabolize and digest the foods we eat.

We suggest adding pH Happy Caps to your routine; they are alkalizing capsules which contain our Certified Organic Alfalfa powder, our Certified Organic Stevia powder, and a proprietary blend of plant minerals that are taken on an empty stomach, with some water before you go to bed in the evening. It is that easy!

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Suede Hills also includes pH test strips so you can monitor your impressive progress.

Option 2 - The Schmunkie

The second suggestion is also quite easy to add to your current lifestyle. Make yourself a nutrient rich "Schmunkie."

Watch how to make this recipe:

This Schmunkie will infuse your body with much needed nutrient rich fuel, loaded with natural minerals and vitamins that your body will use to usher out the previously stored acids, and empower your cells to start the clean up job that can result in robust health.

This works extremely well in combination with the pH Happy Caps taken before bed, as suggested in option number one.

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The "Schmunkie" recipe is extremely flexible.

The basic rule is:

  • 40% Organic green plant food (i.e. Suede Hills Alfalfa Powder, Kale, Spinach, Romaine, the best is a rotation combination)

  • 60% Organic fruit

Option 3 - Totally Change Your Diet

The third suggestion is the most dramatic, yet highly effective, and that is to totally change your diet!

The typical Western diet tends to be high in acid forming foods such as: Animal Protein, Dairy Products, Grains, Coffee, Alcohol, Artificial Sweeteners, Highly Processed and Fatty Foods.

The ideal diet to balance your pH would be high in alkaline forming foods such as Fresh Fruit, Raw Green Leafy Vegetables and other Fresh Raw Veggies to achieve optimum results.

The addition of pH Happy Caps to this decision will help speed the initial results.

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What is Fibromyalgia?

Fibromyalgia is defined as chronic widespread pain with heightened and painful response to pressure. Fibromyalgia has also been sited as the cause of fatigue, sleep disturbance and stiffness in joints, all of which can be and often are described as 'debilitating'. What's frustrating about a diagnosis with fibromyalgia is that it doesn't really explain much.

Traditional Symptom Suppressor

The only remedy offered is a cocktail of pharmaceutical drugs. One being either a pain killer, such as a T3 or even stronger opiates, and the other usually being one of these three:

  • Antidepressant
  • Anticonvulsant
  • Narcolepsy drugs

In our opinion that is akin to removing the red warning light on the dash of your car when it is trying to make you aware that there is a problem!!

The Root of the Problem

When a person eats a diet of mostly acid-forming foods the body cannot rid itself of the acid residue that reeks havoc on your body. Every person's body responds differently by storing the excess acid residue in different places in your body, in an effort to keep the acid residue out of the blood stream, which would be fatal. In some people the acid storage manifests itself as a radiating pain throughout the body, others in their joints or fat cells.

When the body is given the minerals it needs to escort the acid residue out of the body, then the body is empowered to heal itself.


These minerals can be obtained through eating a healthy raw diet of 80% alkaline forming foods and 20% acid forming foods. A food list is available here:

Making sure to eat leafy greens every day will help give your body the nutrients it needs. The most nutrient dense leafy green is mature Alfalfa. This amazing whole food will download an array of essential vitamins and minerals to your body!

But if you are desiring quick results of an alkaline body, then taking pH Happy Caps can be the "boot in the bum" to raise your alkalinity and provide your body with the minerals it needs!

Over 40 and Medicated - The New Normal?

Recent published information has pegged many people over the age of forty are taking some kind of medication. And most over age sixty are taking some form of medication for a degenerative disease! That is totally crazy! You are still extremely young when you are in your sixties!!

It is totally possible to correct this, easily, and for little money, without medication!. All you need to do is get your body pH to an alkaline level of 7.4, and your body starts to "rejuvenate" instead of degenerate.

Are we crazy or what?

I thought we were supposed to be some of the healthiest people in the world! If prescription drugs/meds are the answer, and people are still disease and pain ridden, what was the question?

From my observation and much documented literature, meds do not work, they only treat symptoms, and in the process damage major organs!!

As Hippocrates said, "Let FOOD be your medicine, and medicine be your FOOD." There is a simple answer, it is to put the proper fuel in your body, which is your vehicle, and see how quickly it gives you the results you are after.

Phil's Ultimate Breakfast is a great way to fuel your body, with health delivering real super nutrition that is extremely cost effective.

Watch how to make this recipe:

Add a Schmunkie to your daily routine and you are well on your way to quality, inexpensive health care!!

(Both recipes will help to raise your pH to a better level)

Do you or someone you love suffer from allergies?

Some are brought on by specific seasons or by just coming into contact with a certain substance. Allergies affect an estimated 37,786,541 people in North America alone! That's a staggering amount. Many people don't completely understand what causes their allergies or what they can do to keep the reactions from recurring.

Allergies are an abnormal immune system response to things that are typically harmless. When you are allergic to something, your immune system mistakenly believes that this substance is harmful to your body.

In an attempt to protect the body, the immune system produces IgE (Immunoglobulin E) antibodies to protect against the allergen. Those antibodies then cause cells in the body to release chemicals into the bloodstream, one of which is histamine.

The histamine then attacks the eyes, nose, throat, lungs, or skin and causes the symptoms of an allergic reaction. Future exposure to that same allergen will trigger this antibody's response again. This means that every time you come into contact with that allergen, you'll have an allergic reaction.

Suede Hills Certified Organic Alfalfa is an all natural choice to combat and even eliminate allergies due to it's amazing detoxifying effects. Alfalfa helps to cleanse the blood, thus ridding your bloodstream of the histamines that are causing the allergic reaction.

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Capsules vs Tablets

Did you know that there is a very good chance that if you are depending on supplements in a tablet form to deliver nutrition to your body you may well be wasting your money?

The process by which tablets are made require a "sticking" agent, heat or both. This makes it more difficult for your body to assimilate the contents of the tablet, plus the additional fillers required to make it into the tablet form.

We at Suede Hills Organic Farm have found that vegetarian capsules breakdown the quickest to release the nutrient contents into your system quickly. This is why all of our encapsulated Alfalfa Powder, Olive Leaf Powder and pH Happy Caps, are in vegetarian capsules.

I will relate a quick story. As Phil and I have traveled this Healthy Lifestyle journey there have been a few particular moments that make you go, "uh ha! Now I get it!"

Phil "requires" that we travel with only one carry on bag each. The solution was to depend completely on our Alfalfa Powder for our daily mineral and vitamin supply. That meant leaving all those expensive, space consuming vitamins and mineral supplements at home. Long story short, we still felt great even without the supplements, so we never went back to taking them. To this day our Alfalfa Powder is what we refer to as our multi-vitamin and mineral support.

Months later I decided to get rid of the old supplements. Phil came in and said, "Don't waste them, they were expensive! Put them in a jug of water and then give them to the house plants." I did just that. I was amazed to see the capsules start to breakdown within about 45 seconds. Two hours later I walk passed the jug and notice that the water was a kind of yellowy brown, but I could still see the tablets were not dissolved.

Twenty three (23) hours later most of the tablets were still intact!!! I was choked!! We had been spending all that money on those expensive vitamins and minerals, for all these years, and they had been doing us no good!

If your supplements are not getting into your system within 1/2 hour to 45 minutes, chances are you are not benefiting from them at all. Tablets don't break down that fast, Suede Hills Organic Farm vegetarian capsules can.



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