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This well-researched, thought-provoking audio 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, low fat 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.

This audio edition comes with a supplementary PDF that includes selected recipes from the print edition. Nourishing Traditions is wonderfully narrated by Camille Mazant.

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

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  • 10-11-20

Wish I had read this book 20 years ago!

The author is so way ahead of her time. In light of the fact that this book was produced 20 years ago, the information it relays is now being proven over and over today. Raw milk is now outlawed for sale... and we let this happen. Hopefully this can be changed as more folks discover the health benefits of fermentation.

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  • 08-07-20

Interesting & Informative

Packed with information. I've listened to it a couple of times. Half of it is educational the other half is a cookbook. They don't read the recipies out loud but I believe there is a pdf. I got the hard copy. I love the recipies so far. I'm glad I got it.