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  1. I believe you can still order such products from...

    I believe you can still order such products from Finland. I would also investigate the possibility of obtaining the raw materials from the States.
  2. The commercial products contain usually 10 or 20...

    The commercial products contain usually 10 or 20 % resin. The rest is paraffin, alcohol, waxes, oils etc.
  3. Coniferous resin proved effective in healing wounds and fighting fungi

    Coniferous resin salve, ancient and effective treatment for chronic wounds: laboratory and clinical studies




    They used modern Hydrofiber dressings as a control. The price of resin dressing...
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    Bark was on the menu of many of the people living...

    Bark was on the menu of many of the people living up in the North for centuries. At 60 or 70 degrees north, you do not have that many choices during the winter time for nutrients, assuming the...
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    There have been at least two studies done on this...

    There have been at least two studies done on this topic, one with humans in 1917 and one with mice in 1979. Both of them agree that the nutrients in the bark are usable to humans and mice, but it is...
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    Premise that Scots Pine phloem does not contain...

    Premise that Scots Pine phloem does not contain any significant amounts of nutrients is wrong as the following lists prove. The numbers are from the study by Finnish Defence Forces and indicate the...
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    The bark itself is not highly toxic but most...

    The bark itself is not highly toxic but most people would probably prefer its taste without the bitter tannins and resins.
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    I bet most of us have eaten tree bark and loved...

    I bet most of us have eaten tree bark and loved it, i.e. cinnamon.
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    Pine Bark Flours

    Flours made out of the inner bark or the phloem of Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris), called pettu in Finnish, is a speciality of Finland. Traditionally used as a substitute for other foods, pettu is now...
  10. Study: 15 % of Finnish adult population follows low-carbohydrate diet

    According to annual Finnish health survey called "Health Behaviour and Health among the Finnish Adult Population", 13,4 % of all adult males and 16,4 % of all adult women followed low-carbohydrate...
  11. "Average" 55 years old Finnish man lifts a log...

    "Average" 55 years old Finnish man lifts a log weighing some 150-200 kg.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HrK40dYFXsA
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    Mercury should not be a problem is most areas...

    Mercury should not be a problem is most areas since according to a Finnish study made in the Baltic Sea, the most polluted sea in the world, the mercury level in the fish species were all below the...
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    As I wrote in a different thread which conserned...

    As I wrote in a different thread which conserned the Sámi diet, there is not much to eat when you live north of 60th parallel (as I do). Fruits do not grow naturally this north, although strawberries...
  14. The same or similar items from a Danish database....

    The same or similar items from a Danish database. Beef seems better was Finnish one, but pork and chicken are higher in n-6.
    The official Danish Food Composition Database

    Cattle:
    Heart, beef,...
  15. Meat's n-6/n-3 ratio in different countries

    I wonder if there's is a study which compares the n-6/n-3 ratio of typical meat bought by consumers in different countries? I'm sure there is a difference between, for example, a cow feed with a...
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    Air-dried reindeer meat should be readily...

    Air-dried reindeer meat should be readily available from Norway, Sweden or Finland.
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    No, only the stem.

    No, only the stem.
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    Few simple taiga recipes: - Cloudberries are...

    Few simple taiga recipes:
    - Cloudberries are first boiled in their own juice and then little salt is added. They are then berried in the ground in a birch-bark container. When needed they are digged...
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    As I stated above they did not consume much plant...

    As I stated above they did not consume much plant material in any time of year. Berries are available from early August to when snow sets, usually in first week of November and few weeks more in...
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    Traditional Sámi diets

    First of all I'd like to say I've read the forum for few months now, but this is the first time I post something. I do not know about you, but naturally being a Finn I'm interested of traditional...
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