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Farm Fresh delivery is the way to go!

Farm Fresh delivery is the way to go!

We see a great change happening in food right now. People are ordering online waaaay more than they used to. 

They are avoiding stores. This is the future for some really important reasons. You avoid toxic chemicals used to sanitize supermarkets. You have food prepared and packed on the farm and delivered straight to you. No redundant packaging marketing. No hidden ingredients. No expiration dates. No delays. Just food - straight to you.

By law or their own volition, stores everywhere are now following much stricter sanitation guidelines to keep people “safe”. Now, we do appreciate the efforts to protect the most vulnerable. However, we may be overlooking unnecessary evil here - toxic chemicals that can have a negative impact on your health. 


The first thought that comes to mind is, why are they listed in the EPA’s pesticide section? Immediately followed by: many of those are toxic to humans - why are we harming people while trying to protect them? 

Let’s take one of the most popular cleaners - Clorox Clean-Up with Bleach (the commercial version). It scored a D in the Environmental Working Group’s Guide to Healthy Cleaning. EWG found moderate concern for asthma or respiratory issues and some concerns for skin allergies and irritation, developmental and reproductive toxicity, and cancer

So…. doesn't farm fresh delivery sound much better to me than the supermarket? It’s quicker and more convenient. Whether you pick up in person or take advantage of our home delivery option. Everyone wants more time, right? Ordering online, especially when you repeat orders from the same farm, is so much faster! 

It takes me about 2 hours to GO food shopping! When I order online from a new store, it probably takes 30-60 minutes and I do not have my house, my kid's sports practice, I can be sitting on the train, bus, in a cab or waiting at the bank and take care of my family at the same time. And, when I repeat online grocery orders, it takes less than 10 minutes every time. So much time saved!!! The true meaning of multitasking in the 21st century :-) 

By ordering directly from a small farmer, you are cutting out a big part of the supermarket supply chain. Think about all the refrigerated warehouses and tractor-trailer trucks that you can avoid using by ordering farm-fresh food online. You are also cutting your gas bill, the wear and tear on your vehicle, and toll personal driving takes on the environment and our infrastructure. 

It’s more efficient for a truck to deliver 300 people’s food orders in one day. You save money by buying exactly what you need. When I walk into a store...I walk out with at least 5 things I did not need... 

Although prices when ordering food online can appear to be higher than the supermarket (you’re paying for shipping one way or another), you do not suffer from the inane in-store advertising that often results in impulse buying of moderately delicious and questionably healthy food. It’s a more efficient way to get your food and better for the environment. 

By ordering directly from a small farmer, you are cutting out a big part of the supermarket supply chain. Think about all the refrigerated warehouses and tractor-trailer trucks that you can avoid using by ordering farm-fresh food online. You can more directly support small farmers. Small farmers that are regenerating soil, raising animals humanely, and producing nutrient-dense food are worth supporting. 

We thank you so much for your support of Miller’s Farms!
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Raw Kefir Chocolate Ice Cream

Raw Kefir Chocolate Ice Cream

  
Hello Healthy Members! We are so excited to introduce a new product made by a fellow Miami-an to the Healthy Food Club! 
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Asparagus – Who knew?

Asparagus – Who knew?

This is from a friend:

My Mom had been taking the full-stalk canned style asparagus that she pureed and she took 4 tablespoons in the morning and 4 tablespoons later in the day. She did this for over a month. She is on chemo pills for stage 3 lung cancer in the pleural area and her cancer cell count went from 386 down to 125 as of this past week. Her oncologist said she does not need to see him for 3 months.
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Age of Estrogen: How I Healed from Cancer

Age of Estrogen: How I Healed from Cancer

This article very briefly describes my story of how I was initially introduced to the Healthy Food Club and my journey of healing from CANCER. The reason I decided to share with you this article is because I want to share the story of my journey to health with as many of you who are currently going through the hell of being a cancer "patient" or those who are close to someone in a similar situation.
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Conscious Eating for Healthy Living

Conscious Eating for Healthy Living

In the search for wellness and a successful life, we cannot stress enough the importance of pursuing a healthy lifestyle. Think about it: your body, mind and spirit are part of a delicate, interconnected system. If one fails, the other two are bound to crumble. What happens to your body will inevitably affect your state of mind and your spirit will certainly become restless if you’re not physically well. Becoming conscious of what you eat and learning the best way to nourish your body will go a long way in helping restore and maintain the balance you seek in your life.
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Foundation of Youth: Prevent Skin Aging Naturally

Foundation of Youth: Prevent Skin Aging Naturally

As we get older, many of the concerns we have for our skin are aesthetic ones: wrinkles, spots, and loss of elasticity. These signs can also be highly indicative of our overall internal health, beyond what meets the eye. Our skin is not a simple outer layer which covers and contains our anatomy, but is actually the largest vital organ we possess. It is composed of many complex nerve, gland, and tissue systems that work in synergy to defend the body against disease. Practicing excellent skin health is imperative, not only to retain its radiant and youthful appearance throughout our later years, but also to support its important role as a barrier between ourselves and the environment. The best and easiest way to do this is from the inside out. Thus, an ideal skin care regimen begins with a highly nourishing diet.
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Is Your (Healthy) Food Making You Sick?

Is Your (Healthy) Food Making You Sick?

Even the seemingly “healthiest” organic, raw, anti-inflammatory superfoods like wild Alaskan salmon, kale, garlic, apple, broccoli or any other food can provoke “sensitivity” reactions.  Medical Research has shown that sensitivities to foods and food-chemicals can lead to a wide array of painful symptoms and chronic health problems.  If food sensitivities are at the root of your health problems and you don’t address them, then no matter what else you do to get better, your health problems will remain.
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 Let Fat be Thy Medicine

Once again, I have invited an internationally recognized Holistic Freedom Coach and  Nutrition Consultant, Ximena Gonzalez to share her wisdom with you.

What?...Saturated Fat is NOT the Demon?

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Everything you may know about Grassfed Beef

Everything you may know about Grassfed Beef

What have you heard about Grassfed Beef? 

Although you've most likely heard of it, you may not know why it's the gold standard for quality, and you may not realize that "100% grassfed beef" is hard to find and significantly different than partially grassfed beef, which is what is sold at the health food store.

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Coconut Fever: Nature's Superfood

Coconut Fever: Nature's Superfood

 For most of you, there certainly is no need to introduce this nature's miracle food. Everyone has coco fever these days!!! Because we love the heat, we bring you an amazing, amazing RAW FERMENTED COCONUT OIL from the tropical Islands of Samoa. All hand-made with love in a sustainable, environmentally gentle family production.
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The little Big Apple has it ALL !

The little Big Apple has it ALL !

Apple season is in full swing and as they say...“an apple a day, keeps the doctor away!” "THEY" seemed to have a lot knowledge we have decided to "forget" in these crazy times....so let me remind you again about the AMAZING benefits that apples can have for our health!!!

Miller’s Amish Eco Farm has some wonderful apple products for us this fall, so let me remind you of some apple facts in this HFC Store, so you are able to take advantage of the benefits this powerful fruit has to offer.
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Are you an “Healthy human”, “Superhuman” or a “Ticking Stress Bomb”?

Are you an “Healthy human”, “Superhuman” or a “Ticking Stress Bomb”?

Christmas is is over. School is almost back on. Work schedules will tighten up again. Yes, being busy, overwhelmed and tired has been glamorized! Somehow people learned to get their sense of worth based on what they do, how much they do and how tired they are as a result of their “doing”.

During conversations it´s not rare to hear people “complaining” about how stressed they are. However the complaint quickly turns into a competition for who is juggling more while attaching a sense of pride to it. Typically the winner is the “superhuman” the person who is juggling the most with the least time to eat, sleep and take care of other basic “human” needs.

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DYING TO BE BEAUTIFUL IS SO LAST SEASON!

DYING TO BE BEAUTIFUL IS SO LAST SEASON!

Summer is cooooooming!!! And this, my dear Healthies, will be the first of a new summer series celebrating beauty and and love for our bodies. If you do not take care of YOU....then who will??? If you do not take care of YOUr  body...then where will "YOU" live??? Why do we so often prioritize everything else other than our own well-being? Being healthy and taking care of our bodies, should be more important than a new sofa or TV? So WHY is it sometimes so difficult to love ourselves, the way we would love others to love us?

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ADRENAL FATIGUE: Don't Let the Holidays Beat You Up!!

ADRENAL FATIGUE: Don't Let the Holidays Beat You Up!!

The Christmas trees are going up. Everyone is chasing presents and are all about what they will be doing for the holidays. It’s that time of the year again. Christmas and holiday times are traditionally about having fun and spending time with our loved ones, but with this comes many pressures and STRESS! I love the season, I love spending time with my family, and I love all of the festivities, but sometimes I feel we have gotten lost in all the preparations and forget to enjoy the moment.
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Dying to be Beautiful - How Toxic is Your Skincare?

Dying to be Beautiful - How Toxic is Your Skincare?

WHAT IS LURKING BEHIND YOUR BATHROOM MIRROR?

Summer has hit full speed and with the hotter than hot days shedding clothes has become unavoidable. The media bombards us with images and ideas of looking a certain way that will make us happy, so back in January, most of us have circled these summer days on our calendars with the promise of having that flawless glowing skin and bikini-ready body. Most of you reading this article have become Healthy Food Club Members to bring health back into your homes.

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Health Benefits of Pastured Eggs

Health Benefits of Pastured Eggs

A dear friend of mine was in sheer horror when she saw me eat six eggs for breakfast. She said he loves the taste of eggs, but cannot eat them. I asked: “Why not?” She replied: “Because I am scared of high cholesterol and my doctor told me to stop eating eggs” – does this sound familiar?

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