Why is fiber important? (Part 2) ~ Not all fiber is created equal (Soluble vs Insoluble)

While the common denominator is that neither types of fiber are absorbed by the body, the difference lies in their varying properties when either type is mixed with water. Here we can look at how each type of fiber consumption can benefit the...

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Why is fiber important? (Part 1)

Dietary fiber is sourced from plant based foods that include fruits and vegetables, grains, nuts and legumes. While fiber is primarily a kind of carbohydrate that the body is unable to digest, it is different from other carbohydrates since...


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Why Einkorn Wheat? History, health, cooking tips and recipes

An ancient grain, Einkorn wheat is regarded as the first form of cultivated wheat, harvested more than 10,000 years ago with its origins in Buy Certified Organic Einkorn Wheatthe fertile lands of the Tigris Euphrates region. Einkorn means “one grain” in German which is fitting because the wheat has only a single grain attached to the stem, in contrast to modern wheat which...

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Fresh Bread Ed - Caring for your bread

Fresh Bread Ed: Caring for your freshly backed bread. ~ Be Still Farms,- Real, Fine OrganicsWarm, home baked bread, made from fresh ground wheat and the most natural ingredients. The smell, the texture, the taste- there is nothing like it! This is bread that nourishes both the body and our souls, knowing that we are actually improving our families’ health. 

But before you bake your first loaf of bread made from wheat that you fresh grind, there are few things you need...


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Why Flaxseed? History, health, cooking tips and recipes

Flaxseed, also known as linseed, is sourced from the flax plant. The plant itself is cultivated for its seeds as well as its fiber. The plant was first cultivated as early as 3000 BC in Mesopotamia where it was believed to possess 

Buy Certified Organic Flaxseedsignificant health benefits. Through the course of history, the flax plant enjoyed widespread use in ancient Greek cuisine and in ancient Roman medicine. Its historical medicinal uses include being used as a...

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Why Soak Grains Before Cooking?


How to prepare organic grains... soaking? ~ Be Still Farms- Real Fine OrganicsGrains are one of the most commonly consumed foods worldwide. However, along with the continued and growing popularity of well-known and re-emerging varieties of grains, there has also been a corresponding rise in reports about difficulties in digesting them. Despite the hype about grain sensitivity, for many people the problem may not lie with the grain itself, but rather in the...

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Why Hulled Barley? History, health, cooking and recipes

Barley is one of the oldest known domesticated grains, going back as much as 10,000

Certified Organic Hulled Barleyyears. Throughout the course of history, barley has has been used as both a food source as well as the basis of the first alcoholic beverages. Barley water is also considered a traditional tea-like drink, served both hot and cold, and has been consumed across both Europe and Asia. It is consumed for both it's refreshing qualities as well as for medicinal purposes.

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Be Still Farms, Real Fine Foods - 9 Latest Organic Products

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