Soccer practices, dance rehearsals, play dates, and other scheduling conflicts make family dinner time seem like a thing of the past. Suddenly, we’re feeding our kids breakfast bars during the morning commute, sneaking 100-calorie packs at our desks, and grabbing dinner at the drive-thru window. Fewer meals together: In the past 20 years, the frequency of family dinners has declined 33 percent. More Prepared Food: Americans spend just 30 percent of their grocery money on fresh food. In comparison, […]
Category: Healthy Eating
What Does Eating Natural Mean?
nat·u·ral ˈnaCH(ə)rəl/ adjective 1.existing in or caused by nature; not made or caused by humankind. “carrots contain a natural antiseptic that fights bacteria” When Dierks Farms talks about eating all natural for 30 days what does that really mean? It means clean eating from local sources where you KNOW where your food is coming from. As the definition defines not caused by humankind. Let nature play it’s part in raising healthy food. Natural farming is […]
Is Your Beef Grass Fed & Grass Finished?
By: Pam Dierks, Dierks Farms Grass Fed Beef You’ve made the healthy change to grass fed beef, congratulations! Now…are you asking the right questions about your grass fed beef? Some farms today do feed their cattle grass from birth but the last 90 days many farms will feed their cattle grain to help their marbling and poundage. It is important to ask your grass fed beef source if their cattle is also grass finished. […]
5 Things You Should Do Everyday To Be Healthier By: Pam Dierks of Dierks Farms
1. Exercise Just the act of exercising in some way makes your mind and body feel better.You don’t have to hit the gym everyday. Get outside and take a walk at lunch, dance or play ball with your children, take the steps. Just get moving. It’s healthy both mentally and physically. 2, Get Enough Sleep It’s so important to refuel your body with an adequate amount of sleep each day. Everyone has a different […]
Healthy Eating Easy Tips For Managing A Healthy Diet And Sticking To It
ItHealthy eating is not about strict dietary limitations, staying unrealistically thin, or depriving yourself of the foods you love. Rather, it’s about feeling great, having more energy, improving your outlook, and stabilizing your mood. If you feel overwhelmed by all the conflicting nutrition and diet advice out there, you’re not alone. It seems that for every expert who tells you a certain food is good for you, you’ll find another saying exactly the opposite. But […]