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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.

Solution

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.

Stay Healthy on Vacation


As it becomes colder outside many are thinking of having a vacation somewhere warmer. Before you go you should make sure that you're ready for anything! When you go on a trip you may not be eating as healthily as you usually do which can cause your body to react poorly.

To stay healthy on the road and during your vacation we have a few tips!

  • Try to pack some 'healthy snacks' so that you won't stop and get pre packaged gas station snacks or stop at a fast food restaurant. It's wonderful for your body and your wallet will thank you for it!
  • When you get to your destination watching what you eat is a good idea. Often times when it is vacation time people eat more than usual or eat more junk food because they don't have a kitchen. Be sure to eat vegetables even when you are on vacation. Eating healthy will help keep your body's alkalinity and immune system up to par.

Purchase Suede Hills Healthy Away From Home Package online today!

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As September comes to a close we are quite busy at the farm!


We harvested the last of the Alfalfa just a few days ago. We have pretty much finished the Stevia as well, it is sitting in our big greenhouse to dry. It's been fairly warm and sunny but today it's cold and cloudy! We'll have to wait a little longer for more sun so that our leaves can dry!

We will be starting on the Olive Leaf soon but not today it's much too cold, windy, and it seems to be threatening that it may rain.

Back Pain Solution


Hey guys, Phil here.

Well a few days ago I was helping move some scaffolding on the farm so that we could continue painting the barn. I must have moved wrong or something because I felt a twinge in my back and when I stood up I couldn't really walk. I dealt with it for a few days thinking it would just get better on it's own like it usually did. Unfortunately this morning I woke up early this morning and when I went to stand up out of bed I couldn't hardly move!

Cindy went and got me some pH Happy Caps and I went back to sleep. When I woke up three hours later I stood up and took a few steps before I realized, 'Hey! My back doesn't hurt!'

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Key to Longevity


What is pH you ask?

If you've talked to anyone at Suede Hills Organic Farm you know that we're very dedicated to telling absolutely everyone to check their pH.

Let's look at it this way. When you put wood into a fire and you let it burn out you're left with ash. The food you put in your body is the 'wood' and what's left after your stomach acid digests it is the 'ash'. Depending on what foods you eat your body is either acidic (below 7.0) or alkaline (7.35 or above).

ph chart

Why is this important?

Being too far on either side of 7.4 is bad for your body, as causes sickness and disease.

The body works best when it is at the pH 7.4 or higher. Phil keeps his pH at around 8.0 while Cindy has a pH of 7.6 or so. So you like the idea of never getting sick and always having more than enough energy in a day? Here's how you can get your pH up and keep it there. If you are acidic then your body is not working as it should be. For your body to function properly you need to get your body up to 7.4 and keep it there for at least three months. After the three months your body will have repaired everything that was not functioning properly and will no longer be working on your 'back up' of acid.

Ideally, to maintain your pH naturally a raw vegan diet is recommended with a diet made up of of 80% alkaline foods and 20% acidic foods. However, if you're not willing to give up your milk, eggs, or meat in general there are several ways you can maintain your pH without giving up your 'comfort food'. Many of our customers and friends do not want to change their diet and decide to take this route. Cutting out processed and boxed foods are a must. If you're eating meat and other acidic foods you need to balance them out with fresh, alkaline foods such as fresh veggies and fruits. Packaged and frozen vegetables and fruits have often been cooked to death and then packaged with nasty chemicals to make them last longer.

Once you have cut out the over processed foods, you need to supplement the minerals that your body is lacking. The body cannot rid itself of acid unless it has minerals. Acid needs a mineral escort to leave the body, so if your body is lacking in minerals the acid can't leave. You can get these minerals from eating a lot of vegetables and fruits along with your regular diet(if you're not raw vegan) or you can take pH Happy Caps to boost your pH to where it should be. Many of our customers use the pH Happy Caps to boost their pH and then they maintain their 7.4 or more with their diet and our Alfalfa Powder which is full of minerals.

If you can't decide what would be best for your body and your lifestyle Phil and Cindy offer Nutritional Life Counseling in which they help you examine your life and decide how you can become alkaline and still have a 'normal' life/social life!

As always if you have any questions please feel free to contact us!

Do You Know What is in Your Personal Care Products?


Chances are that even if you read the ingredients list you wouldn't know much more than you did before! We have chosen two very common personal care products that contain some unsavory chemicals.


Toothpaste

Our first personal care product is toothpaste.

The most common chemical in toothpaste is Fluoride. This chemical is a KNOWN poison, that's why the back of your toothpaste says 'If large amount is swallowed call poison control centre'.

Fluoride can corrode the tooth enamel, when swallowed can lead to Crohn's disease, can cause dental fluorosis, arthritis, and causes allergic reactions. Triclosan is used as an antimicrobial and has been shown to promote the emergence of antibiotic resistant bacteria, interfere with thyroid hormones, and the American Medical Association suggests that consumers should check product ingredients for this chemical under the names Triclosan, tricocarban, quaternary ammonium, and microban.


Shampoo

Shampoo is our second most common personal care product that most people use. A very common chemical for this is Sodium Lauryl Sulphate (SLS) which is sometimes referred to as 'derived from coconut' but don't be fooled, it is chemically produced!

SLS degenerates cell membranes and can change genetic information in cells(mutagenic) and can damage the immune system. It also causes eye irritation, skin rashes, hair loss, dandruff and allergic reactions. Diethylene Glycol (DEG) is often used in shampoo, these ethylene glycol groups are carcinogenic, toxic, easily absorbed through the skin, and mutagenic. FD &C Blue No. 1&2 which are artificial colouring dyes that are derived from crude oil, and synthesized from petroleum. These dyes can trigger a number of behavioural, comprehension, and health issues. They can also cause severe allergic reactions, asthma, headaches, nausea, fatigue, nervousness, and cancer.


Deodorant

Do you use Deodorant or an Antiperspirant? If you do then these are the chemicals to watch for.  Ethanol, which is on the EPA's Hazardous Waste List, is commonly used in deodorants. This chemical can create fatigue, can be irritating to the eyes and upper respiratory tract even in low concentrations.


Shaving Cream

Shaving Cream is a common personal care product you see in almost everyone's house. This shaving facilitator is filled with chemicals. One common chemical is Isobutane, which is used as a propellant, It is a suspected neurotoxicant and its use is banned in cosmetics by the EU. Another very common chemical in shaving cream is Acetic Acid which is toxic to the skin. Keep an eye out for Butylated Hydroxytoluene as well as it has been been identified as a suspected neurotoxin as well as a skin or sense organ toxin.


Gel / Hair Products

The last most common personal care product is gel/hair products. Hair products often contain Sodium Lauryl Suflate/Sodium Laureth Sulfate (SLS): Both of these are cheap, harsh detergents. These sulfates are generally derived from petroleum and often cause eye irritation, scalp irritation and tangled hair. Also watch out for Parabens (methyl, propyl, butyl, and ethyl): Parabens are added to hair products because they act as preservatives. Unfortunately, parabens are also estrogenic and disruptive of normal hormone function. Exposure to these parabens has been linked to Breast Cancer. Parabens are also known to cause allergic and skin reactions. The last and probably most common to watch for is Synthetic Colors & Dyes: Colors & Dyes are commonly used to make products look pretty. Colors & Dyes are created from coal tar and may deposit toxins onto the skin, which can cause irritation. Research has shown that nearly all synthetic colors and dyes are carcinogenic. Check your label for something that looks like this: FD&C Red No.6 or D&C No.6.

Avoiding these chemicals when you buy your personal care products is a great start on cutting out the unsavory chemicals that are put into our prepackaged products. You may want to look for 100% natural alternatives, as most of the big companies cut costs by using these and other chemicals because they are cheap.

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