Balancing Omegas on a Grain-free Diet

If you are on the GAPS Diet, Specific Carbohydrate Diet, or possibly Paleo or other grain-free diet, you might be eating a lot of nuts or nut products. When we give up grains, sometimes it hard to give up all those baked goods, too, so we use flour alternatives, which are usually almond or coconut…

Saturated, Unsaturated, and Cholesterol

This post covers part of the Introduction of Nourishing Traditions by Sally Fallon. Most information is referenced in the book. Opinions are mine unless indicated otherwise. *** Hopefully I am not being redundant by talking about fats again, but I realized there was some great stuff from the book that I hadn’t covered in my other…

The Virtues of Butter

This post covers part of the Introduction of Nourishing Traditions by Sally Fallon. Opinions are mine unless indicated otherwise. *** Ah, butter. Don’t we all love it? And yet, so many of us stretch it thin, scraping a fraction of a teaspoon on a slice of toast, or drizzling such a tiny amount on our popcorn…

Glorious Fats and Cholesterol

This post covers part of the Introduction of Nourishing Traditions by Sally Fallon. Opinions are mine unless indicated otherwise. *** This is the part of the book that I wish I could quote almost in its entirety and have everyone I know read it. But let me start with a personal experience. When I was a…