U.S. Wellness News Alert

Your Diet Needs More Omega-3's!
Sugar Free Garlic Franks Are Back!
 





 
January 16, 2011
Monticello, Missouri

 

Dear John,
Snowy Trees
We hope this week's newsletter finds you in warmer weather than we are!  Northeast Missouri was blanketed with snowfall earlier this week, followed with temperatures in the single digits.  We are hoping for warmer weather next week - but still enjoying the deep snowfall! 
 

Are you still working on your New Year's Resolution to eat healthier?  Omega-3's are anti-inflammatory essential fatty acids that are imperative for human growth and development, and can help your health in a multitude of other ways: they can help reduce your risk of heart disease, lower your blood pressure and even fight depression.  According to this WebMD article, there are currently many studies taking place testing the effectiveness of Omega-3's against Alzheimer's, obesity, and even cancer.   

 

How can you get more Omega-3's in your diet?  Simple - wild-caught seafood is the most popular choice.  Our wild-caught Salmon, Tuna, or Mackerel are all excellent choices.  Grazing animals eat forage that is naturally rich in Omega-3's, and then pass those valuable nutrients onto us.  Grass-fed beef has been shown to have higher Omega-3 levels than its grain-fed counterpart.  If you're looking for a healthy snack, walnuts have also been shown to have high Omega-3 levels.  Our Sockeye Salmon Oil Softgels are also an easy way to add Omega-3's and Vitamin D to your diet.  
 

Don't forget about the upcoming Fresh Chilled Beef deadline next Friday, January 28.  Please have all orders in by 12:00 noon CST to ensure shipping on Wednesday, February 2.  Fresh Filet Mignon would make a sweet surprise for your Valentine!  
 

Now is a great time to stock up on our famous Beef Brauschweiger, as it is on sale this week.  Be sure and visit our recipe section today for an enticing Rosemary Lamb Chop - which is sure to fill your home with the delicious aroma of cooking herbs!
 

We would like to thank all of our customers for their patience with FedEx this week after the massive winter storms in the Midwest and on the East Coast.  Hopefully the winter weather will be calmer from here on out!
 

US Wellness Trivia Contest! 
 

Enter for your chance to win a 15% discount code that can be applied to any one order under 40 lbs.  We will randomly draw 30 winners who email the correct answer on Sunday, January 16.  Promo codes will be emailed on Monday morning and will be active for 30 days. 

This week's question: "What are the three main types of Omega-3 fatty acids?"  Please email your answers to jen@grasslandbeef.com.

Thanks to all who have been participating in our Trivia Contests! In the last news alert, we asked: The name January comes from the Roman god Janus - what was he the god of?   The answer was: Janus was the god of gates, doors, beginnings, endings and time.
 
Warm Winter Regards, 

John, Lee Ann, Megan, Tressa, Jennifer and Amanda on behalf of the farm families of U.S. Wellness Meats
 

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In This Issue
INVENTORY UPDATES: BEEF ORGANS BACK IN STOCK
DR. ERIC SERRANO MD, MS, BC: SUPPLEMENTING WITH VITAMIN D
FEATURED RECIPE: ROSEMARY LAMB CHOPS
CUSTOMER FEEDBACK: "COULDN'T GET ENOUGH!"
FARM PHOTOS: MORE SNOW!
SUPPORTING OUR TROOPS: LONE SURVIVOR FOUNDATION
CUSTOMER INFORMATION
ABOUT US WELLNESS MEATS
CONFIDENTIALITY GUARANTEE

Inventory Updates

Dr. Eric Serrano MD, MS, BCserrano

Question and Answer Column

Eric Seranno

Dear Dr. Serrano,
 

Since it's winter and I can't tan in the sun like I usually do in the summer, should I take a Vitamin D supplement?  If so, which company do you recommend? 
 

Thanks,  

George

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Dear George, 
 

Sorry but tanning is not enough.  Yes, I do recommend taking Vitamin D.  Although you did not state your age, I will assume you are between 20 and 30 because you are tanning.  I would take at least 6000 IU, and again this is a recommendation without knowing where you live, but again I am assuming Midwest or North.   

 

I would take Vitamin D from a whole food source, including Standard Process or Innate Vitamin D, call (800) 634-6342 and use code SER030.


Good luck,

Dr. Serrano
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This is a friendly reminder to email health and wellness questions to eathealthy@grasslandbeef.com for the Dr. Eric Serrano M.D. question and answer series.  Dr. Serrano is an M.D. with advanced degrees in nutrition, kinesiology and wellness.

Answers will appear in future U.S. Wellness Newsletters or News Alerts under your first name only. 

Dr. Serrano has been so kind to offer his expertise to answer literally any question related to health and wellness involving grass-fed meats. Dr. Serrano has a wealth of knowledge from both his farm background and 15 years of clinical experience. This includes working with a number of world class athletes and a large local family practice in Ohio.

Dr. Eric Serrano M.D.
475 North Hill Road
Pickerington, OH 43147-1157
EMAIL QUESTIONS TO: eathealthy@grasslandbeef.com
 

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recipeFeatured Recipe

Rosemary Lamb Chops


Ingredients:Rosemary Lamb ChopsDirections:
  1. Combine the rosemary, thyme, salt and pepper. Pour oil over both sides of chops; rub with spice mixture.
  2. In a large skillet, cook chops over medium heat for 6-7 minutes on each side or until meat reaches desired doneness (for medium-rare, a meat thermometer should read 145; medium, 160; well-done, 170).
Yield: 4 servings

Recipe and photo compliments of Taste of Home.

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Customer Feedback

Center Cut Shoulder RoastDear US Wellness,

I loved the roasts, jerky, and pemmican

The pemmican and ground meat make a delicious meat loaf.  I made it for some friends and they couldn't get enough!

All the best,

JC
Geneva, Illinois
photosJanuary 13, 2010 - Lewis County, MO

January Cattle
We got more snow this week! 
  Below: Cattle gathered around the water tank posing for photos
January Cattle

US Wellness - Supporting Our Troops

Supporting Our Troops
As the war on terror continues to rage in the Middle East, we continue to follow and support our troops both at home and abroad who work daily to protect our freedom.  Beginning in our 2011 News Alerts we will focus on different organizations and individuals who are making a difference in the lives of our American Soldiers.

This week we would like to introduce to our readers the Lone Survivor Foundation that is working to help our wounded warriors and their families.  Want to get involved?  It's easy - start by "liking" them on Facebook, and visit their website for more ways to help out. 

The Lone Survivor Foundation was founded by Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell, the lone survivor of the tragic Operation Redwing, in honor of his fallen comrades.  He wrote a book describing his heroic journey as a Navy SEAL, and on the fifth anniversary of Operation Redwing, he and Sharon Henderson launched the Lone Survivor Foundation.  See his Today Show interview to listen to his touching story. 

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About U.S. Wellness Meats


U.S. Wellness Meats was founded on US Wellness CattleSeptember 1st, 2000. Pasture management and meat science research originated in 1997.

The company office is located in Monticello, Missouri in Lewis County which joins the Mississippi River 140 miles North of St. Louis.

The company has branched from beef products into:

Grass-Fed Lamb, Compassionate Certified Pork, Poultry, Wild Caught Seafood, Grass-Fed Bison, Organic Grass-Fed Butter, Raw Grass-Fed Cheese, Raw Honey, Gourmet Rabbit, Wholesale Packs, Nutraceuticals, Pre-Cooked Entrees, Snacks, and Pet Food.

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On Sale!
NY Strip Kabobs

The following delicious sale items will expire at 10 PM CST Saturday January 22, 2010.

 

NY Strip Kabobs

- 1 lb package

 

Braunschweiger

- 1 lb package
 

Coulotte Steak

- 6 oz steak
 

 Ground Chicken

- 1 lb package
 

 

VOLUME DISCOUNT

 

Chicken Apple Sausages

Chicken Apple Sausages
- 1 lb package

Organic Cacao Power
- 8 oz package

Pet Burger
- 1 lb package
 


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