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

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

bySally Fallon, Mary Enig

Paperback | April 8, 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:1.Why your body needs old fashioned animal fats 2.Why butter is a health food 3.How high-cholesterol diets promote good health 4.How saturated fats protect the heart 5.How rich sauces help you digest and assimilate your food 6.Why grains and legumes need special preparation to provide optimum benefits 7.About enzyme-enhanced food and beverages that can provide increased energy and vitality 8.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.
Sally Fallon (Washington D.C.) is president of the Weston A. Price Foundation, founder of A Campaign for Real Milk and a frequent contributor to alternative health publications. Mary Enig, PhD (Washington D.C.) is an expert of world renown in the field of lipid biochemistry and author of over 60 scientific papers.
Title:Nourishing Traditions: The Cookbook that Challenges Politically Correct Nutrition and the Diet…Format:PaperbackDimensions:688 pages, 10.14 × 7.66 × 1.39 inPublished:April 8, 2003Publisher:NewTrends Publishing, Inc.Language:English

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic Resource I thought I was just buying a cookbook BUT there is so much more included! Nourishing Traditions will be a fantastic go-to resource in our family for years to come! (And I think it is the first cookbook that I have ever read cover to cover.) It teaches of traditional cooking methods that seem to have been lost in our modern world and will ultimately improve your overall wellbeing. Highly recommended!
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Rated 1 out of 5 by from Hated it! I didnt make it through the first chapter of this book but I guess I have a reason to be offended. I am a vegetarian and this book is blasting vegetarians saying that without meat we will go crazy and pretty much die. It was absolute crap! Vegetarians are just as healthy or healthier than meat eaters (depending on their diets). I was completely surprised to read these lies about non meat eaters in this book. I will be returning this to chapters.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Real Eye Opener This book really opened my eyes to how easy it is to improve healthy eating without have to eat like a rabbit. The intro to the book is full of a wealth of information with simple ways to improve your diet to become healthier. The recipes are all very easy to follow and so far have been quite tasty.
Date published: 2008-12-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Absolute Treasure! This book is packed with the best nutritional information I have found anywhere. Sally Fallon does a superb job of setting up the book with the nutritional info in the front, great recipes and tips plus nuggets of information dispersed throughout the entire book. An absolute must for anyone whose goal is long term health. Brings to life the meaning of Hippocrates quote "Let food be your medicine".
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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Loads of Information Sally Fallon has really packed this cookbook with information. Nourishing Traditions has helped me evaluate what changes my diet needs and know how to follow them through. The recipes range from basic, simple dishes to those which reveal Fallon's background in gourmet cooking. I recommend this book often.
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Table of Contents

1 Preface 2 Introduction 3 Politically Correct Nutrition 4 Fats 5 Carbohydrates 6 Proteins 7 Milk & Milk Products 8 Vitamins 9 Minerals 10 Enzymes 11 Salt, Spices & Additives 12 Beverages 13 About Food Allergies & Special Diets 14 Parting Words 15 Guide to Food Selection 16 A Word on Equipment 17 Kitchen Tips & Hints 18 References 19 Mastering the Basics 20 Cultured Dairy Products 21 Fermented Vegetables & Fruits 22 Sprouted Grains, Nuts & Seeds 23 Stocks 24 Salad Dressings 25 Sauces, Marinades & Condiments 26 Great Beginnings 27 Hors d'Oeuvres & Dips 28 Vegetable Salads 29 Soups 30 Raw Meat Appetizers 31 Gourmet Appetizers 32 The Main Course 33 Fish 34 Poultry 35 Organ Meats 36 Game 37 Beef & Lamb 38 Ground Meat Dishes 39 A Catalog of Vegetables 40 Luncheon & Supper Foods 41 Meat Salads 42 South of the Border 43 Eggs 44 Sandwich Suggestions 45 Grains & Legumes 46 Whole Grains 47 Breads & Flour Products 48 Legumes 49 Snacks & Finger Foods 50 Desserts 51 Sweets for Kids of All Ages 52 Pies & Cakes 53 Gourmet Desserts 54 Beverages 55 Feeding Babies 56 Tonics & Superfoods

Editorial 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