Nourishing Traditions


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

By: Sally Fallon and Mary Enig

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
    How high-cholesterol diets promote good health
    How saturated fats protect the heart
    How rich sauces help you digest and assimilate your food
    Why 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.

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  • ISBN: 0967089735