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.
"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