U.S. Wellness News Alert
Dan Whalen - New Featured Chef
Las Vegas & New York Visits,
28 Selections Re-stocked,
Ground Lamb Sale, 15% Trivia Discount
April 25, 2010
Another month has flown by here at US Wellness Meats. We are at the end of April already and still enjoying warm spring weather here in Northeast Missouri. We would like to thank our dedicated customers for another successful (and busy!) month.
We will be attending the Foundations Recovery Network Conference: Holistic Treatment: Changing the Way We Look at Recovery - Body, Mind & Spirit, this week. So if you are in the Las Vegas area please stop in at the Palms and visit our booth! We are looking forward to spreading the word about how important a healthy, grass-fed diet is to furthering treatment and improving health.
USA Today had a startling report last week about levels of contaminants in the US beef supply. According to an audit by the US Department of Agriculture's Office of Inspector General "We found that the national residue program is not accomplishing its mission of monitoring the food supply for harmful residues. Together, FSIS, FDA, and EPA have not established thresholds for many dangerous substances (e.g., copper or dioxin3), which has resulted in meat with these substances being distributed in commerce.
The grass-fed protocol is a simple production system that herbivores have perfected over the centuries. Growing high quality forage without synthetic chemical inputs is a huge advantage in the end product. We are turning solar energy into healthy forage that grazing animals convert into superior lipids, vitamins, protein and amino acids for your health and wellness.
For a tour of our farms, watch The Grass-Fed Difference.
Have you met our new featured chef yet? Dan Whalen, author of the popular food blog "The Food in My Beard" was kind enough to sit down for an interview and share some of his amazing recipes with us! Visit his blog for some delicious in-depth recipes with pictures all along the way - he is an expert on everything from apple pie to traditional Mofongo, and everything in between! His recipe for Ancho-Coffee Braised Short Ribs is amazing, and if you are curious about what Mofongo is, see the recipe, which features a US Wellness roast!
US Wellness will be traveling to Long Island, NY to attend the Navel Expo next weekend, May 2. If you are in the area we would love to see you! The Navel Expo is an annual event focusing on natural healing, optimum health and lifelong wellness. They have an impressive line-up of speakers, wellness practitioners and best selling authors all ready to share their secrets. Visit www.NavelExpo.com for more information.
US Wellness Trivia Contest!
The first 30 responders who email
the answer to the following trivia question will receive a 15%
discount code via email on Monday morning, which is good for 30 days. "What famous North American landmark is constantly moving backwards?" Please email your answers to email@example.com
Thanks to all who have been participating in our Trivia Contests! In the last news alert, we asked: What are the 3 vegetables used in the Nourishing Traditions Beef Bone Stock Recipe?
The answer was: onions, carrots and celery. Visit the Weston A. Price Foundation
website to learn more about the benefits of marrow and broth
Best Spring Regards,
John, Lee Ann, Megan, Tressa, and Jennifer, on behalf of the farm families of U.S. Wellness Meats
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Question and Answer Column
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I read about the low iron test, I had one last October 2009. I have also been tested for GI and colon, both came back normal. I am 47 years old, 95 lbs and 4'11 in tall. I feel tired and cold all the time. I am not sure what my iron level is currently, possibly level 9. I do not eat red meat but have a good digestive system. I have been missing periods and sometimes have cramps. I currently take Humalog mix 75/25 insulin - 11 units every morning and 7 units with dinner. I also take Levothyroxine (150 mg).
My doctor wants me to take Ferrous Sulfate 5 Grains (325 mg), a dietary supplement and Vitamin C. I bought Vitamin C (1000 mg), but know this is toxic. If I don't take anything for my anemia treatment will it kill me? What will happen if I don't take the treatments asap?
I love your letter and I can tell you were not happy with my questions, and I knew some of the answers but still had to ask, if not then I am leading the blind. I dont think you are going to die if you don't take your iron, but you need to find out why your levels are low, or what kind of anemia you have.
You don't eat red meat and that is wrong especially if you have diabetes, because meat provides protein, fats, and other vitamins that are good for a diabetic without the sugars. Especially for you, it is the best iron nature can provide, so your first step is to start eating Organic Red Meat, it is the best way to get your levels up.
Your next step is to keep your carbohydrates lower than usual so you can lower your insulin even more. Also start lifting weights so you gain muscle, and reduce the need for insulin even more.
Last but not least, you feel cold because your thyroid is not doing its job. Try changing your thyroid medication to armour thyroid or nature thyroid, you will feel better and your absorption of iron will also get better.
Skillet Steaks with Sauteed MushroomsIngredients:
- 1 to 1-1/4 lbs coulotte steaks
- 2 teaspoons olive oil
- 3 cups assorted wild mushrooms
- 2 cloves garlic, minced, divided
- 2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme
- Salt and pepper
- Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add mushrooms and 1 clove minced garlic; cook and stir 2 to 4 minutes or until mushrooms are tender and browned. Remove; keep warm.
- Combine thyme and remaining garlic; press evenly onto beef steaks. Place steaks in same skillet over medium heat; cook 8 to 11 minutes for medium rare to medium doneness, turning occasionally. Remove to platter.
- Carve steaks into slices. Season with salt and pepper, as desired. Top with mushrooms.
Recipe compliments of The Beef Checkoff.
|What Our Customers Are Saying
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This unsolicited comment and photo came from a Super Human Radio listener. We are proud to have been featured on Carl Lanore's popular radio show where they are dedicated to health, strength, endurance, nutrition and much more.
|April 14, 2010 - Near Monticello, MO
Cattle grazing on a warm April evening.
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|About U.S. Wellness Meats
U.S. Wellness Meats was founded on September 1st, 2000. Pasture management and meat science research originated in 1997.
The company office is domiciled in Monticello, Missouri in Lewis County which joins the Mississippi River 140 miles North of St. Louis.
The company has branched from beef products
, Compassionate Certified Pork
, Free-Range Poultry
, Wild-Caught Seafood
, Grass-Fed Bison
, Organic Grass-Fed Butter
, Raw Grass-Fed Cheese
, Raw Honey
, Gourmet Rabbit
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, Beyond Hydration
, Pre-Cooked Entrees
, Organic Snacks
, and Pet Food
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