Feeding Calves During Winter – Like a Bunch of Kids Eating Candy

Winter is the most challenging time of the year to manage cattle, especially for calves that are learning to be away from their mom. At Harvest Hills Ranch we make this a lot easier for them by giving them their favorite grasses. These calves are hilarious as they act like a bunch of kids getting a candy treat.

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Dr. Arland Hill

Should You Workout? – Keys to the Right Mindset

While we think of exercise as a physical activity, the truth is that it is even more of mental challenge. Having the right mindset is the difference between having workout success and not staying committed. Rather than trying to find adequate motivation to workout, I am going to help you understand how dedication, avoiding the common reasons for failure and tapping into the keys to building desire for exercise will help develop the right mindset. Enjoy, this is going to completely change the way you think about exercise.

 

 

 

 

Dr. Arland Hill

Functional Nutrition

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Grass-Fed and Finished Beef
Pasture Raised Chicken
Free Range Duck and Chicken Eggs

3 Questions to Ask Your Local Farmer About Their Eggs

Still buying organic, non-GMO free-range pasture-raised eggs with bright colored orange yolks that are high in omega 3’s from happy chickens? If so, you have fallen for all of the marketing terms that still don’t correlate to the most important reason to eat an egg; nutritional density. Here are 3 questions to ask your local farmer to get you closer to the quality of egg you actually want to consume.

Dr. Arland Hill

Stop Trying to Consume 7-9 Servings of Fruit and Vegetables

Experts advise eating 7-9 servings of fruits and vegetables per day for the average individual. What happens when you aren’t “average”? Or what if you are lacking adequate protein and fat in your diet because you are overly focused on fruits and vegetables. In this video, let’s take a more commonsense look at this standard recommendation and discuss why it’s probably not ideal for you.

Dr. Arland Hill

8 Reasons Beef is the Perfect Energy Food – Plus a Bonus

No other food contains the quantity (and quality) of energy boosting nutrients as beef. Ironically this food is not a common recommendation for fatigue. If you want lasting energy and not just another quick pick me up, watch this video to learn why beef has to be a part of your diet.

The Mysteries of the Thyroid with Dr. Arland Hill

Thyroid function is often oversimplified leading to lack of positive outcomes with conventional interventions. The thyroid hormone system, not just gland, is very dynamic and should be appreciated as such. Let’s take a look at how the thyroid functions and what it takes for optimal function, with or without medication.

The Role of Immunity Webinar with Dr. Arland Hill

Need a basic understanding of the immune system and some novel ideas of how to support it? This is the video for you. I am going to speak casually about how the immune system operates while giving you some great tips to fortify it. These are not going to be the same old recommendations you hear everywhere else. Don’t believe me? Well, if you want to know about n-chlorotaurine and how to get your body to make this potent bacteria, virus and fungal killer, watch now.

The Art of Meal Prep Webinar with Dr. Arland Hill

Picking the right foods routinely can be a challenged. Wouldn’t it be nice to not think about selecting the right foods for your needs for a couple of days? Meal prepping can help. If you have never meal prepped you have no idea how many benefits you are missing out on. Let me walking you through meal prepping, give you a tool for meal planning and show you how easy it is to eat good food at every meal with minimal effort.

Is Taurine a Missing Link for Optimal Human Health? – More Benefits of Beef

Necessary for handling stress and anxiety, critical for normal childhood development and even essential for your household pets, this nutrient is not coming from plants. No, we are going to talk about taurine, a nutrient unique to meat. While you may have heard about taurine peripherally, chances are you don’t have a complete appreciation for the number of benefits it has. It could even be argued that taurine, due to its conditionally available nature, is a missing link to optimal human health in today’s world.

Dr. Arland Hill

 

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Correcting Vitamin and Mineral Deficiencies – What’s the Role for Beef?

Consuming been if about more than just eating a satisfying meal. In fact, as I have seen with patients, beef can be therapeutic. Imagine that, food that taste could and is the foundation for optimal health. Micronutrients (vitamins, minerals, metabolites, antioxidants) that we depend on can be supplied by beef in quantities that exceed those of other foods. Here’s an example of a typical individual and the difference that grass finished beef can make.