Traditional Foods Are Your Best Medicine: Improving Health and Longevity with Native Nutrition by Ronald F. Schmid | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Traditional Foods Are Your Best Medicine: Improving Health and Longevity with Native Nutrition / Edition 3

Traditional Foods Are Your Best Medicine: Improving Health and Longevity with Native Nutrition / Edition 3

by Ron Schmid
     
 

ISBN-10: 0892817356

ISBN-13: 2900892817350

Pub. Date: 04/28/1997

Publisher: Inner Traditions/Bear & Company

This book traces the cause of many chronic health problems to our modern diet and shows how a return to traditional foods can improve one's well-being.

Modern medicine now recognizes that the present-day Western diet is responsible for many of today's chronic illnesses. The author explains how a return to a traditional diet can help you reduce your risk of heart

Overview

This book traces the cause of many chronic health problems to our modern diet and shows how a return to traditional foods can improve one's well-being.

Modern medicine now recognizes that the present-day Western diet is responsible for many of today's chronic illnesses. The author explains how a return to a traditional diet can help you reduce your risk of heart attack; fight allergies, arthritis, and headaches; and increase your life-expectancy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900892817350
Publisher:
Inner Traditions/Bear & Company
Publication date:
04/28/1997
Edition description:
New Edition of Native Nutrition: Eating According to Ancestral Wisdom
Pages:
288

Table of Contents

 Preface

Introduction

Part 1: Native Foods: History, Anthropology, Research, Clinical Experience

1 Dr. Weston Price and His Studies of Traditional Societies

2 The Benefits of Raw Foods

3 People, Food, and Health: From Ancient Ancestors to Contemporary Hunter-Gatherers

4 Long-Lived People of Vilcabamba, Hunza, and Georgian Russia

5 Protective Characteristics of Native Nutrition

6 Fish, Fat-Soluble Nutrients, and Health

7 A Review of Several Well-Known Diets

8 Creating a Native Diet for Health and Longevity

9 Recovering Through Nutrition: Dietary Considerations for Specific Conditions

10 Relationships: Individuals, Physicians, and Health Goals

Part 2: Native Versus Modern Foods: a Guide to Natural Eating

11 Fish and Shellfish

12 The Production of Modern Meat, Fowl, and Eggs

13 Naturally Raised Meat, Fowl, and Eggs

14 Conventional Milk and Milk Products

15 Certified Raw Milk, Butter, Raw-Milk Cheeses

16 Chemical Versus Organic Farming

17 Vegetables

18 Whole Grain Foods

19 Fruits, Nuts, and Seeds

20 Other Foods, Seasonings, and Beverages

21 Vitamins, Minerals, and Food Supplements

Appendices

I Seafood: Characteristics and Habitat of Popular Fish

II Understanding Laboratory Tests

III Food Irradiation: The Latest Threat to Our Foods

IV Exercise and Sports

Bibliography

Index

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