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Saturday, February 25, 2017

Is Your Thyroid Begging For Relief ~ Find The Red Letters ~ We Are What We Eat

February 26, 2017    Canton, MO
 
US Wellness Meats Newsletter - In This Issue  

Dr Sears -  Is Your Toothpaste Wrecking Your Thyroid?   

Kelley Herring - Maximizing Nutrient Absorption - Part 1

Recipe Corner -  Paleo Pub Favorite~ Fish and Chips 
 
corned beef
Dear Atlanta,      
 
After a brief respite from winter in the Midwest, it's back! We do have some good news to share however. This newsletter is full of valuable information and it's Red Letter Code Week. St. Patrick's Day is just around the corner which means delicious Corned Beef Brisket is on sale!

Have you heard? Our Pasture Raised Ground Turkey is back in stock. Read More about our new poultry partners.
 
Dr. Sears discusses the impact your toothpaste may be having on your thyroid health. Read his article for our Red Letter Discount Code. Enjoy 15% off your order when you use this code at checkout. (see below for discount details) 

Kelley Herring reminds us "we are what we eat" in her latest article Maximizing Nutrient Absorption Pt. 1. Are you suffering from poor digestion? You'll probably be interested in reading either way. She shares with us the Five Factors That Compromise Nutrient Absorption.

If you need a little razzle dazzle in your menu this week, check out the Recipe Corner featuring Paleo Pub Favorite: Fish and Chips from Hayley & Bill and The Primal Palate. Our Alaskan Wild-Caught Sablefish (Black Cod) is the delicious main ingredient. Enjoy!

February Regards,
 
John & Staff on behalf of the farm families of US Wellness Meats.  

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Weekly Specials
All sale item discounts expire at 10:00 pm CST on Saturday, March 4th, 2017. 
Recent Restock Items

Dr. Al Sears
 
You might remember the headlines from a few months ago when the FDA banned the antibacterial agent triclosan from hand soaps. That was a good thing... We've known for a long time that triclosan causes health problems.

The problem is that the FDA didn't go far enough. It still allows triclosan to be used in a lot of products you use every day. It's in everything from deodorants and cosmetics to cutting boards. In fact, in one study, researchers found that triclosan was present in the urine of 75% of people over the age of 6. (1)

The most troubling part of the FDA ruling is that they still allow triclosan to be used in toothpaste. And it's in the most popular toothpaste in the country.
 
 
15% Discount Red Letter Code Available!
  • Read the complete Dr. Al Sears' article
  • Find the "red" bolded 5-letter code word spelled out in order. 
  • Code expires this Tuesday at midnight CST.
  • Applies to any order under 40 lbs, excludes sale items, volume discounts, and gift certificates
Customer Feedback
Black Cod
 
"We've always been a big fan of your beef and burgers but decided to try the sablefish as well. It was so much better than any of the cod we've bought locally; I don't think anything could compare!"
 

- Jenny T. of Birmingham, Alabama 
Kelley Herring
Kelley Herring
When it comes to health and nutrition, we've all heard the phrase, "You are what you eat." And this is true... to an extent.

However, it's more accurate to say, "You are not only what you eat... but, rather, what you absorb."

Because no matter how healthy your diet is, if your body is incapable of absorbing precious nutrients, they'll go right down the drain - literally. And while that's not good for your body, it doesn't do any favors for your wallet either!

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Recipe Corner

Thanks to The Primal Palate for this recipe, perfect for upcoming St. Patrick's Day or a Friday night Lenten meal!

"Instantly transport yourself to your favorite pub and tuck in for a decadent meal of fish and chips. You'll feel as if you're right there: the thick, crispy batter gives way to light and fluffy cod. Topping a bed of crispy and salty fries, this meal would be best served with a crisp, hard cider or gluten free beer."

Farm Photos

South Alabama cattle standing in excellent conditions for late February.  The Gulf of Mexico is only 15 miles away.

Tasmania steers in a post card setting of summer alfalfa with the Bass Strait in the far background.  
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  • All orders must weigh at least 7 pounds in order to ship, to ensure everything stays frozen during transit.
  • $75 minimum purchase requirement, since we have built the cost of shipping into the price of each product.
  • You will never be charged extra for shipping.
  • There is a $7.50 handling fee upon checkout.
  • The South Carolina Chicken Bundles, BBQ Sauce, produce and cookbooks ship from separate locations, so they are not included in the 7 lb weight minimum.  The shopping cart will keep track and remind you if your order is under the 7 lb limit.   
Weight Discount
  • Receive a $25 discount for every 40 pounds you order. This offer excludes items that ship separate such as the South Carolina Chicken, produce and fresh bundles.
  • This is our way of saying thank-you for purchasing in bulk!
  • This can be any combination of products totaling 40 pounds and does not have to be specific to any category.  Each 40 pound interval will yield the discount - for example, order 80 pounds and we'll take $50 off!

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