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Food As Medicine

Food as Medicine by Dharma Singh Khalsa, MD “How to use diet, vitamins, juices and herbs for a healthier, happier, longer life,”  this is what the author promises.   According to Dr Khalsa, food is the original medicine, food is our best medicine. This book is grounded in science and is...

Feeding Parrots: Never Feed Garlic, Onions or Leeks

Never feed birds garlic, onions or leeks.   These common vegetables belong to the onion genus, Allium, one of the largest categories of plants in the world. This genera was originally classified in the lily family (Liliaceae). However, in 2009 it was reclassified and is now the subfamily Allioideae...

Your Click Helps Us Get into Whole Foods

Whole Foods Event, our display educating people on the value of feeding our sprouting blends. Voting End Friday, August 3, 11:59 am – just before noon. Be sure to vote early on Friday.   This week is the final countdown of the Nevada Small Business and Nevada State Bank Cash Flow to Grow Video...

Feeding Parrots: Photos of Nutritious Meals

A Blue & Gold macaw sized meal: Original Sprouting Blend, fruit (grapes, kiwi, mango, blueberries) and nuts.   I begin every personalized avian nutrition consultation by explaining the importance of having a properly formulated, properly grown sprouting blend make up at least 50 % of the bird’s...

Feeding Parrots: What’s Essential for Good Health

  Baby Blue Quakers enjoying our sprouting blends. Photo courtesy of Barbi's Birdhouse.   When wanting to keep our parrots healthy so many people focus on avoiding the pathogens. However, we live on a planet that’s full of them: aspergillosis, candida, bacteria, viral infections and the...

YouTube Video: Sprouting for Birds – The Key to Avian Wellness

xx Our first YouTube video is receiving a warm welcome from viewers.   x Let us know what you think of it, and if you have any topics you’d like to see discussed in a future video, send us a comment. x In Health & Healing for Parrots Everywhere.              

Feeding Parrots: Why Parrots & Birds Need More than Seed and Pellets

x Did you know that malnutrition and under nutrition is the leading causes of illness, disease and early death in birds? Do you want your birds to be healthy, have beautiful feathers and a wonderful disposition? If these things are important to you, then they need to consume hundreds of nutrients everyday....

Feeding Parrots: Are Tomatoes Safe?

This blog post contains excerpts  from my column, ‘The Holistic Parrot’, that appears in the June 2011, #161 issue of  Parrots magazine. Daily I can have up to 100 wild birds patiently waiting for the day-old sprouts, removed my bird’s food dishes, to be sprinkled at their designated feeding...

Feeding Parrots, E-coli Outbreak Could Have Been Prevented

x When news sources cited German-grown sprouts (from a single farm) as the cause of the E. coli outbreak  I knew everyone using our sprouting methods would be safe. Why?  Because in my book, “The Complete Guide to Successful Sprouting for Parrots”, I explain how to use GSE when sprouting for...

Feeding Parrots: The Value of Complete Protein

Our Original Sprouting Blend with mixed vegetables, rich in beta carotene - the vitamin A precursor. No need to add vitamin A or D3 supplements to this meal. o o Among many parrot related websites I often see photos and ingredient lists of the foods these people feed and recommend feeding parrots. ...
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