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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

Paperback Published: 1st September 2009
ISBN: 9780967089737
Number Of Pages: 688

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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 (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.

Industry Reviews

"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
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ISBN: 9780967089737
ISBN-10: 0967089735
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 688
Published: 1st September 2009
Publisher: New Trends Publishing Inc,US
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.8 x 19.5  x 3.5
Weight (kg): 1.27
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised

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