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

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NewTrends Pub., 1999 - Cooking - 674 pages
In this popular and comprehensive book, nutrition researcher and founder of the Weston A. Price Foundation Sally Fallon recalls the culinary customs of our ancestors and looks ahead to a future of robust good health for young and old. Nourishing Traditions offers modern families a fascinating guide to wise food choices and proper preparation techniques. Fallon unites the wisdom of the ancients with the latest independent and accurate scientific research. The revised and updated second edition contains over 700 delicious recipes that will please both exacting gourmets and busy parents -- plus a wealth of informative nutrition information, research summaries, and suggestions for how to serve various foods. More than just a cookbook, this is a treatise advocating for a renewed traditional approach to food and cooking.

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Information in this book was a revelation. Helping to point out how to balance nutrition for the modern out of control diet. It helped with understanding alternatives and the problem with today prepared fast foods and gets back down to basics of good nutrition. Read full review

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What a great book. Makes you think about the FDA and how our food may be causing our illnesses. For healthy living its a must read. Read full review

Contents

POLITICALLY CORRECT NUTRITION
2
FATS
4
CARBOHYDRATES
21
PROTEINS
24
MILK MILK PRODUCTS
31
VITAMINS
34
MINERALS
38
ENZYMES
44
GAME
315
BEEF LAMB
327
GROUND MEAT DISHES
353
A CATALOG of VEGETABLES
363
LUNCHEON SUPPER FOODS
411
MEAT SALADS
412
SOUTH OF THE BORDER
423
EGGS
434

SALT SPICES ADDITIVES
46
BEVERAGES
49
ABOUT FOOD ALLERGIES SPECIAL DIETS
54
PARTING WORDS
61
GUIDE TO FOOD SELECTION
62
A WORD ON EQUIPMENT
64
KITCHEN TIPS AND HINTS
67
REFERENCES
70
MASTERING THE BASICS
77
CULTURED DAIRY PRODUCTS
78
FERMENTED VEGETABLES FRUITS
87
SPROUTED GRAINS NUTS SEEDS
110
STOCKS
114
ABOUT STOCKBASED SAUCES
124
SALAD DRESSINGS
125
SAUCES MARINADES CONDIMENTS
134
ABOUT COCONUT PRODUCTS
158
GREAT BEGINNINGS
159
HORS DOEUVRES DIPS
160
VEGETABLE SALADS
173
SOUPS
195
RAW MEAT APPETIZERS
229
GOURMET APPETIZERS
241
THE MAIN COURSE
255
FISH
256
POULTRY
277
ORGAN MEATS
297
SANDWICH SUGGESTIONS
445
GRAINS LEGUMES
449
WHOLE GRAINS
450
BREADS FLOUR PRODUCTS
474
BAKING WITH ALTERNATIVE GRAINS
475
LEGUMES
493
SNACKS FINGER FOODS
509
DESSERTS
531
GUIDE TO NATURAL SWEETENERS
534
SWEETS FOR KIDS OF ALL AGES
536
PIES CAKES
555
GOURMET DESSERTS
572
BEVERAGES
581
FEEDING BABIES
595
TIPS FOR SUCCESSFUL BREASTFEEDING
604
TONICS SUPERFOODS
605
LIMITEDTIME LIMITEDBUDGET GUIDELINES
619
KNOW YOUR INGREDIENTS ANSWERS
622
SOURCES
624
THE WESTON A PRICE FOUNDATION
627
SUGGESTED READING
628
A CAMPAIGN FOR HEALTHY FATS
630
SUBJECT INDEX
633
RECIPE INDEX
649
MENU INDEX
668
SIDE BAR SOURCES
670
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About the author (1999)

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.

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