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Sally Fallon Morell
Nourishing Traditional Diets – Part I and II
Animal fats, properly prepared whole grains, enzyme-enriched foods and nourishing bone broths kept our ancestors healthy. Sally Fallon Morell, author of Nourishing Traditions, explains why these are vital factors for maintaining good health today. Beginning with a presentation of Dr. Weston Price’s unforgettable photographs of healthy traditional peoples, Ms. Fallon explains the underlying factors in a variety of traditional diets, which conferred beauty, strength and complete freedom from disease on so-called primitive populations. Then she presents a step-by-step plan to put nourishing traditional foods—foods that your family will actually eat—back into your diet, including easy breakfast cereals, soups, sauces, snack foods, high-enzyme condiments and soft drinks that are actually good for you.
My Own Health Secrets
We all need to tailor our diet to our needs, while still incorporating the eleven WAPF principles of healthy diets. Find out how Sally tweaks her diet to fit her own health challenges.
In addition to attention to diet, pregnant women confront many challenges to the health of the baby in the womb, and they face many important decisions. Modern medicine promotes drugs and vaccinations for pregnant women, pre-natal screening, antibiotics for staph aureus and a host of other interventions that could jeopardize the optimal development of the infant. This talk presents the many challenges to the pregnant women with an emphasis on good nutrition for protection against the dangers that she cannot avoid.
Making Bone Broth and Meat Stocks and Incorporating Them into Daily Meals
In the professional culinary world, meat stocks and bone broths are called “fonds de cuisine” meaning the “foundation of cooking.” All cultures around the world traditionally have used the long-simmering method of extracting the vital nutrients from bones and the gelatin and amino acids in the joints and tendons to create what we call stocks or broths as a basic foundation in their diets. Everyone should be utilizing this very easy and inexpensive practice to add excellent nutritional benefits to our daily diet at home! In this presentation we will review tips for making this process easy and economical and fun ways to incorporate stocks and broths into daily meals.
Joy Hedges, MBA
Fermentation Made Easy
Learn how to make sauerkraut and how to ferment other vegetables, but not before learning why traditionally fermented foods need to be partof your everyday diet. You’ll go home fueled with knowledge about all the benefitsfermented foods offer and the confidence and know-how to start fermenting on yourown.
The Vital Fat-Soluble Vitamins
Cod Liver Oil, Our Number One Superfood
Myths and Truths About Vegetarian Diets
Empowering Fertility with a Nutrient-Dense Diet
Mira Dessy, NE
The Pantry Principle: What’s Really in Your Food
Eating a traditional nourishing diet is important for overall health. But there’s more that you need to know. Manufacturers adulterate and manipulate foods, labels, and packaging. And just because it’s a whole food doesn’t mean that it is what you think it is. Learn to go deeper into understanding what’s really in your food so you can make intelligent, healthy choices for your nutritional plan.
Catherine Masden, ND, CNC, MH
Dis-Ease to Health:Nutrition, Homeopathy and EFT
With the ever-increasing price of pharmaceutical drugs and the often dangerous side effects, many people have made the decision to turn to alternative medicine in the treatment of chronic disease for themselves and their families. Because a pharmaceutical may often be worse for the patient than the condition it is supposed to treat, a natural alternative may be better.Additionally, many common diseases can be prevented simply by educating o¬neself o¬n the rules of proper nutrition, exercise, and how to reduce every day stressful situations.
Dawn Ewing, ND
Your Teeth & Gums – A Chronic Disease Factor?
How your mouth can play a role in your health. It can make or break you. Also, how your health can play a role in decay and dental health. It is more than just what you eat! Come listen to how important a role you can have in altering your chances for better health.
Link to slides – Ewing – Your Teeth and Gums-A Chronic Disease Risk Factor
Kim Schuette, CN, Certified GAPS Practitioner
Recovery from Bipolar Disorder, Epilepsy and Type 1 Diabetes
What do these disorders have in common? And how can eating nutrient-dense foods such as those found in GAPS Diet help cure the incurable? This talk will focus on the role the gut plays in bringing the body to a place of ease, setting the stage for healing of many very different disorders. We will discuss key dietary aspects of the GAPS Diet along with other modalities for healing the gut and the mind.