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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: 18th August 2009
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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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  • Well written (11)
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  • Great ideas (6)

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4.0

This is not just another diet book!

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

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    • Becoming Inspired
    • Reference
    • Trying New Dishes

    Comments about Nourishing Traditions:

    This book makes sense. It teaches you why pure unadulterated foods are so important for your health. And it debunks all the mixed messages out there about what's really good for us! An essential resource for people who are really interested in their health and nutrition.

     
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    • Easy To Understand
    • Great Ideas
    • Great Recipes
    • Informative
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      • Becoming Inspired
      • Learning New Techniques
      • Reference
      • Trying New Dishes

      Comments about Nourishing Traditions:

      This copy was for my daughter as a Xmas gift,as I have had my own book and it has inspired and been used by family also,it's time for all my three children to have their own copy of this invaluable book.

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      5.0

      Food myths dispelled.

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      from wa

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        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.

        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Do yourself a favour!

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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
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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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          Great Informative Bok

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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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            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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            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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              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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              Excellent!

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                Comments about Nourishing Traditions:

                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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                Such a great reference book which I refer to constantly.

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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: 18th August 2009
                Publisher: New Trends Publishing Inc,US
                Country of Publication: US
                Dimensions (cm): 25.8 x 19.5  x 3.5
                Weight (kg): 1.26
                Edition Number: 2
                Edition Type: Revised