This book is about eating the kinds of real food that has nourished folk all over the world for centuries. Nourishing Traditions offers modern families a fascinating guide to wise food choices and proper preparation techniques. It include information on how to prepare whole grains, it lists the health benefits of bone broths and enzyme-rich lacto-fermented foods, it discusses the body’s need for old-fashioned animal fats, and much more. The author unites the wisdom of the ancients with the latest independent and accurate scientific research in over 700 delicious recipes that will please both exacting gourmets and busy parents. It is a full-spectrum nutritional cookbook with a startling message -animal fats and cholesterol are vital factors in the human diet, necessary for reproduction and normal growth, proper function of the brain and nervous system, protection from disease and optimum energy levels.