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Nourishing Traditions : The Cookbook that Challenges Politically Correct Nutrition and the Diet Dictocrats - Sally Fallon

Nourishing Traditions

The Cookbook that Challenges Politically Correct Nutrition and the Diet Dictocrats

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Published: 1st April 2003
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This well-researched, thought-provoking guide to traditional foods contains a startling message: Animal fats and cholesterol are not villains but vital factors in the diet, necessary for normal growth, proper function of the brain and nervous system, protection from disease and optimum energy levels. Sally Fallon dispels the myths of the current low-fat fad in this practical, entertaining guide to a can-do diet that is both nutritious and delicious.

Nourishing Traditions will tell you:

  • Why your body needs old fashioned animal fats
  • Why butter is a health food oHow high-cholesterol diets promote good health oHow saturated fats protect the heart
  • How rich sauces help you digest and assimilate your food oWhy grains and legumes need special preparation to provide optimum benefits
  • About enzyme-enhanced food and beverages that can provide increased energy and vitality
  • Why high-fiber, lowfat diets can cause vitamin and mineral deficiencies ?
Topics include the health benefits of traditional fats and oils (including butter and coconut oil); dangers of vegetarianism; problems with modern soy foods; health benefits of sauces and gravies; proper preparation of whole grain products; pros and cons of milk consumption; easy-to-prepare enzyme enriched condiments and beverages; and appropriate diets for babies and children.

A full-spectrum nutritional cookbook with a startling message--animal fats and cholesterol are vital factors in the human diet, necessary for reproduction and normal growth, proper function of the brain and nervous system, protection from disease and optimum energy levels. Includes information on how to prepare grains, health benefits of bone broths and enzyme-rich lacto-fermented foods.

About The Author

Sally Fallon is the founder and president of the Weston A. Price Foundation, a nonprofit organization comprised of 200 chapters throughout the United States and abroad; its website (www.westonaprice.org) is a popular Internet reference destination. Mrs. Fallon is a highly sought-after speaker, and seminar and workshop presenter, and she has been a guest of numerous radio talk shows. A gourmet cook, Mrs. Fallon has recently applied her outstanding culinary skills to the discovery of many varied and wonderful ways to enjoy coconut.

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5.0

Food myths dispelled.

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  • Easy To Understand
  • Great Ideas
  • Great Recipes
  • Informative
  • Well Written

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    • Learning New Techniques

    Comments about Nourishing Traditions:

    Food is no longer the enemy, great research dispels current food myths. Back to basics approach, for people who want to be in charge of their own health. Fantastic Baby Food recipe section.

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    5.0

    Do yourself a favour!

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    from Ballarat

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    • A Must Read For Everyone
    • Easy To Understand
    • Great Recipes
    • Informative
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      • Becoming Inspired
      • Choosing Best Foods
      • Learning New Techniques
      • Reference
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      Comments about Nourishing Traditions:

      A wealth of information regarding our food supply and how to make the best choices. Make one change at a time to improve your health and lower your chances of ailments.

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      5.0

      Great Informative Bok

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      from Gippsland

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      • Learning New Techniques
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      Comments about Nourishing Traditions:

      Exceptionally thorough book with a lot of recipes. Would like to have seen a meal plan.

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      5.0

      A must for the truth on nutrition.

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      from Melbourne, Australia

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        Comments about Nourishing Traditions:

        For anyone wanting to know the simple truth on fats in our diet I highly recommend you read this book and then change your ways while you still can!

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        5.0

        Good, nourishing old fashion cooking

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        from Gold Coast

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        Comments about Nourishing Traditions:

        It is good to return to healthy nourishing food as opposed to quick food

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        5.0

        An eye opener

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        from Mackay, Qld

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          This book is a must for anyone interested in health but feeling that traditional health advise is not providing all the answers. A great common sense, back to basics book. Inspirational.

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          5.0

          Excellent!

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          from big hill

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            Great for anyone who is keen to eat well balanced and nourishing meals, very informative about past traditions and the dangers of modern processed foods

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            5.0

            A must have for the serious foodie!

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            from Gold Coast QLD

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            Such a great reference book which I refer to constantly.

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            Mind & body changer

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            from Margaret River , Western Australia

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              Comments about Nourishing Traditions:

              This isn't just a recipe book - it changes the way that you think about food. Food is no longer the enemy but becomes enjoyable once more and is your friend once more.

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              5.0

              Must have in every kitchen!

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              Wholefoods for the whole family- I use this book to make simple dishes cooked simply in a nourishing way.

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              "I have to recommend . . . Nourishing Traditions by Sally Fallon. The first chapter of her book is so right on target that I feel a little guilty for taking her ideas." Robert C. Atkins, MD"

              Prefacep. xi
              Introductionp. 1
              Politically Correct Nutritionp. 2
              Fatsp. 4
              Carbohydratesp. 21
              Proteinsp. 26
              Milk & Milk Productsp. 33
              Vitaminsp. 36
              Mineralsp. 40
              Enzymesp. 46
              Salt, Spices & Additivesp. 48
              Beveragesp. 51
              About Food Allergies and Special Dietsp. 56
              Parting Wordsp. 63
              Guide to Food Selectionp. 64
              A Word on Equipmentp. 66
              Kitchen Tips & Hintsp. 69
              Referencesp. 72
              Mastering the Basicsp. 79
              Cultured Dairy Productsp. 80
              Fermented Vegetables & Fruitsp. 89
              Sprouted Grains, Nuts & Seedsp. 112
              Stocksp. 116
              About Stock-Based Saucesp. 126
              Salad Dressingsp. 127
              Sauces, Marinades & Condimentsp. 136
              About Coconut Productsp. 160
              Great Beginningsp. 161
              Hors d'Oeuvres & Dipsp. 162
              Vegetable Saladsp. 175
              Soupsp. 197
              Raw Meat Appetizersp. 231
              Gourmet Appetizersp. 243
              The Main Coursep. 257
              Fishp. 258
              Poultryp. 279
              Organ Meatsp. 299
              Gamep. 317
              Beef & Lambp. 329
              Ground Meat Dishesp. 355
              A Catalog of Vegetablesp. 365
              Luncheon & Supper Foodsp. 413
              Meat Saladsp. 414
              South of the Borderp. 425
              Eggsp. 436
              Sandwich Suggestionsp. 447
              Grains & Legumesp. 451
              Whole Grainsp. 452
              Breads & Flour Productsp. 476
              Baking with Alternative Grainsp. 477
              Legumesp. 495
              Snacks & Finger Foodsp. 511
              Dessertsp. 533
              Guide to Natural Sweetenersp. 536
              Sweets for Kids of All Agesp. 538
              Pies & Cakesp. 557
              Gourmet Dessertsp. 574
              Beveragesp. 583
              Feeding Babiesp. 597
              Tips for Successful Breastfeedingp. 605
              Tonics & Superfoodsp. 606
              Limited-Time, Limited-Budget Guidelinesp. 621
              Know Your Ingredients Answersp. 624
              Sourcesp. 626
              About The Weston A. Price Foundationp. 629
              Suggested Readingp. 630
              A Campaign for Healthy Fatsp. 632
              Subject Indexp. 635
              Recipe Indexp. 651
              Menu Indexp. 670
              Side Bar Sourcesp. 672
              Table of Contents provided by Ingram. All Rights Reserved.

              ISBN: 9780967089737
              ISBN-10: 0967089735
              Audience: General
              Format: Paperback
              Language: English
              Number Of Pages: 688
              Published: 1st April 2003
              Country of Publication: US
              Dimensions (cm): 25.7 x 19.4  x 3.7
              Weight (kg): 1.2
              Edition Number: 2