A Traditional Breakfast: Porridge

The basic foods of these [isolated Gaelic] islanders are fish and oat products with a little barley. Oat grain is the one cereal which develops fairly readily, and it provides the porridge and oatcakes which in many homes are eaten in some form regularly with each meal.... [We saw] fisher people with teeth of unusual [...]

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Whole Grains & Soaking

This post covers the section "Whole Grains" of Nourishing Traditions by Sally Fallon. "Traditional" as used in this blog refers to the healthy isolated groups of people studied by Weston A Price, who were untouched by modern ways of dealing with food, or other pre-modern ways of eating that promote good health. Opinions are mine unless indicated otherwise. [...]

Traditional Carbohydrates

This post covers part of the Introduction of Nourishing Traditions by Sally Fallon. Most information is referenced in the book. "Traditional" as used in this blog refers to the healthy isolated groups of people studied by Weston A Price, who were untouched by modern ways of dealing with food. Opinions are mine unless indicated otherwise. *** So, [...]

Carbohydrates: Should We Eat Them?

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. *** I know that low-carb diets are all the rage right now, and when you consider how much sugar and refined carbohydrates most Americans and other Westerners eat, it's kind of [...]