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How Earthing Could Change Your Health

What is earthing? Our health writer explains the practice that scientific and medical studies are showing could change your health for good.

Lacto-fermentation: Even better than canning?

Canning has made a crazy comeback.

Embracing the light: How the sun is good for you

Did you know sunshine fights disease and promotes spectacular health? It's time to embrace the light!

Country living = Spectacular immune systems

Health writer Kristen Boye looks at the latest scientific studies showing how rural living builds powerful immunity in people.

The benefits of well water

One often under-appreciated health perk of rural living is unlimited access to a cleaner, more natural source of water: well water.

Staying fit in the country: no gym required

If you value your longevity and well-being then you know how important fitness is to healthy living.

How Rural Living Helps You Stress Less and Live Longer

Five ways living in the country can give you a huge boost in your health by reducing daily stress levels.

9 healthy benefits of eating wild game

Our health expert explains the many health benefits of eating wild game.

13 home remedies for the homestead

When it comes to common health issues—like minor illness, ailments, and injuries—many families are seeking natural ways to stay healthy.

Growing your own superfood crops | Rethink Rural Blog

Did you know Americans spend nearly 27 billion dollars on nutritional supplements annually, according to Consumer Reports?