Posted by Reedy Fork Organic Farm on 4/8/2020 to News
Our advice for staying healthy during these extraordinary times: STAY HOME. If you can't stay home, STAY INFORMED,¬†EAT RIGHT and GET EXERCISE. ¬†Okay, now we'll stop yelling and offer some healthy reminders for these dire times.
- Keep Your Immune System Healthy. There are natural foods for keeping your immune system strong like Elderberries. We offer Elderberry Syrup, which our customers have been ordering for years.
- Eat organically. Meats and eggs from organic farms are loaded with nutrients to benefit your health. Worried about the fats? Fat from natural sources like lean meat provides fuel for the body. Organic beef has omega-3 fatty acids, protein and iron, to name a few. Just a 3-ounce serving of organic beef gives you 10 essential nutrients and almost half the recommended amount of protein. ¬†Eggs from our farm are packed with nutrients and delicious.
- Drink cow's milk. We've said it before, a glass of whole cow's milk is loaded with nutrients. Just one cup (244 grams) of whole cow‚Äôs milk contains:¬†Calories: 146 ¬†Protein: 8 grams Fat: 8 grams ¬†Calcium: 28% of the RDA¬†Vitamin D: 24% of the RDA¬†Riboflavin (B2): 26% of the RDA ¬†Vitamin B12: 18% of the RDA Potassium: 10% of the RDA¬†Phosphorus: 22% of the RDA¬†Selenium: 13% of the RDA. ¬†Right now, doctors are advising Vitamins D and B-12 to keep your immune system strong.