Newsletter - September 2, 2020

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Video: Food Addiction & Emotional Overeating by Dr. Joel Fuhrman

Dear brothers and sisters,

We are privileged to present a brilliant and passionate talk by New York Times best-selling author Dr Joel Fuhrman on what drives people to binge on ultra processed and junk foods.This is really an outline of an unfolding American tragedy wherein nearly 40% of the population are obese and another 30% are overweight. In a situation as imbalanced as this, is it any wonder that a pandemic has struck?

Dr. Fuhrman’s profound insights seem to vindicate the belief that mankind never sets itself a problem that it cannot solve.

As always we welcome your comments and suggestions.

Please accept our best wishes for good health, prosperity and success to you and your family,

Jesse Schwartz PhD
Living Tree Community Foods

Video: Are Cell Phones Making Us Sick And Unable To Reproduce? By Daniel Debaun

Mid Summer Sale – California Heritage Olive Oil 750ml (Extra Virgin) – High Polyphenol, Alive, Organic & Dry Farmed


On Sale for $62.99 – Regularly $72.99

If you buy 3 or more, you get an additional discount of 10%.

Now in an elegant 750ml dark glass bottle.

This olive oil is very fresh and rich in antioxidants. It has a high available biophenol content : 605 ppm (parts per million) compared with 222 ppm for most extra virgin olive oils. In other words its biophenol content is 2.7 times the average. Very high phenolic content and excellent stability should provide long shelf life of over a year as well as beneficial health value. This olive oil has, along with its bitterness and pungency, mineral and green vegetable organoleptic characteristics.

We invite you to rejoice in its robust, sharp flavor. Those in the know will understand how its pungency enhances the flavors of food.

When analyzed by World Olive Labs (Greece) it has been shown to have very high levels of oleocanthal, oleacein and oleuropein aglycon. These are all natural biophenols. We suggest you research their anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, cardioprotective and neuroprotective activity.


Recipe: Raw Carrot Cake

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This incredible raw carrot cake is vegan and gluten-free, and is moist and delicious. Serve this raw cake with cashew cream or ice cream.


cashew frosting:

2 cups raw unsalted cashews, soaked and drained
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2 tablespoons melted virgin coconut oil
1/3 cup pure maple syrup
Filtered water, as needed


2 large carrots, peeled
1 1/2 cups oat flour (or buckwheat flour)
1 cup pitted dates
1 cup dried pineapple
1/2 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

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New! Items For September

Zinc Cantata Selenium Sonata – Alive and Organic

Featuring Brazil nuts, Almonds, Cashews, Pumpkin seeds and Sesame seeds.

We have created a nut butter for these times. We call it Zinc Cantata, Selenium Sonata. A considerable amount of information has become available in regard to the anti-viral benefits of zinc and selenium. For zinc it includes almonds, cashews, pumpkin seeds and sesame seeds, for selenium – Brazil nuts and sunflower seeds.

The flavors of the nuts and seeds are accentuated by our Hawaiian Native Forest Honey and a touch of maple sugar.

May we suggest that you research the benefits of zinc and selenium.

Zinc & Selenium Value Pack

A considerable amount of information has appeared in regard to the anti-viral benefits of zinc and selenium.We are pleased to offer a value pack with foods high in these minerals.

For zinc we include:

Almond Butter 16oz – Alive & Organic
Cashew Butter 16oz – Organic
Sesame Tahini 16oz – Alive & Organic
Pumpkin Seed Butter 8oz – Alive & Organic

For selenium we offer:

Brazil Nut Butter 16oz – Alive & Organic
Sunflower Seed Butter 8oz – Alive & Organic

A $109.94 value, yours for $99.00

May we invite you to research the antiviral benefits of Zinc and Selenium.

September Victory Garden Sale

10% off this month’s featured items (Remember, if you buy 3 or more of any Living Tree manufactured product, you get an additional 10% off!)
Turmeric & Honey Butter – Alive & Organic

We’ve renamed our Turmeric Butter- Turmeric and Honey because it is a winning combination. We urge you to research what people are saying about the benefits of turmeric and honey.

We have added raisins, sesame and spices to bring you a delightful spreadable.

Cashew Butter - Alive and Organic

Sundried cashews have been transformed into a butter that retains its quintessential cashew flavor. Try it on apple slices, celery sticks or a wedge of persimmon.

Coconut Butter - Alive and Organic

Our alive coconut butter is created from organic coconuts. Savor its fragrance. Ponder its luxuriant, rich,creamy texture.

Try it on fruit slices. Goes so well with sliced dates,figs and raisins.

Thank You Kindly For Your Encouraging Words

I just want to express my deepest gratitude for absolutely everyone who grows the food, processes products and helps them arrive at my front door. I am so very grateful for the work ya’ll are doing. You are a strong cord of hope for me in these changing times. Thanks so much for all everyone is doing.
Many blessings and Much Love,

I wanted to thank you for getting my order of the Lake Baikal pine nuts out to me so quickly! My friends loved the quinoa salad I made for them today. I probably should order more at one time because they are so good.
Be well,

Thank you for making such a great product. My kiddos have a life threatening peanut allergy and your almond butter is the only one they’ll eat. We have tried other brands but we always come back to your almond butter. I love that it is still possible to spread it at the bottom of the jar!
Kind regards,

Birds Are Vanishing From North America

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(NY Times) The skies are emptying out.

The number of birds in the United States and Canada has fallen by 29 percent since 1970, scientists reported on Thursday. There are 2.9 billion fewer birds taking wing now than there were 50 years ago.

The analysis, published in the journal Science, is the most exhaustive and ambitious attempt yet to learn what is happening to avian populations. The results have shocked researchers and conservation organizations.

In a statement on Thursday, David Yarnold, president and chief executive of the National Audubon Society, called the findings “a full-blown crisis.”

Experts have long known that some bird species have become vulnerable to extinction. But the new study, based on a broad survey of more than 500 species, reveals steep losses even among such traditionally abundant birds as robins and sparrows.

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Video: Vegetable Garden in the Forest by Shawn James