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Nourishing Traditional Diets: The Key to Vibrant Health

Presented by: Sally Fallon Morell

Original Publication Date: September 15, 2022


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Course Description:

Join Sally Fallon Morell, renowned author of Nourishing Traditions, for an insightful lecture on the significance of ancestral diets in modern health. Starting with Dr. Weston Price's captivating imagery of robust traditional societies, Fallon Morell explores the fundamental aspects of these diets, attributing their role in bestowing strength, health, and disease resistance upon supposedly "primitive" populations. Learn about the essential role of animal fats, organ meats, whole grains, fermented foods, and nourishing bone broths in sustaining optimal health today.

Learning Objectives:

  • Evaluate the groundbreaking work of Dr. Weston A. Price, discerning the key characteristics and elements of traditional diets that promote health and vitality across diverse populations.
  • Examine the critical significance of animal fats in human health, understanding their role in nutrition and their historical and modern-day relevance.
  • Investigate the consistent inclusion of fermented foods in traditional diets, discerning their role in promoting health, gut microbiota, and overall well-being based on historical and contemporary perspectives.

Speaker Bio:

Sally Fallon Morell is the founding president of The Weston A. Price Foundation, a non-profit focused on re-introducing nutrient-rich foods to American diets. She also established A Campaign for Real Milk, advocating for universal access to clean, raw milk. As an accomplished author, her renowned works include Nourishing Traditions (with Mary G. Enig, Ph.D.), The Nourishing Traditions Book of Baby & Child Care (with Thomas S. Cowan, M.D.), Nourishing Broth (with Kaayla T. Daniel, Ph.D., CCN), Nourishing Fats, Nourishing Diets, and The Contagion Myth (co-authored with Thomas S Cowan, M.D.). Alongside her husband Geoffrey Morell, they oversee PA Bowen Farmstead in Southern Maryland, producing raw cheese, milk, pastured pork, poultry, and eggs.