has been a long journey of yo-yo dieting started as a
young adult. The focus was always on counting calories and losing
on becoming a healthy eater. All
dieting made me malnourished, destabilizing my hormones, slowing down
metabolism and keeping me overweight, the truth, obese.
dysfunctional eating had an emotional basis having to do
with low self esteem, and a lack of self love on my part. My spiritual journey, my
guide’s advice, and
the therapies I am now certified to do, have all helped me to heal my
issues, thus, I now love myself, and I have learned to eat and move in
and harmony with my body.
As part of
my healing regimen, I follow the Weston A. Price
Foundation’s advice, and do most of my eating according to the book
Traditions” by Sally Fallon. She
recipes based on Dr. Price’s discoveries of the healthy traditional
by traditional cultures before the advent of refined foods that started
early 20th century.
that many of our modern diseases are really nutritional diseases caused
lack of nutrition in our refined foods.
Traditions” recipes are based on using sea
salt and whey to ferment grains, vegetables, nuts and meats, and on
pasture fed animals including eggs and raw dairy, such as raw butter,
for sour cream and crème fraîche, and raw milk to make yoghurt,
kefir, piima milk and whey.
A. Price and Sally
Fallon have inspired me to eat traditional foods and to help others do
same. As a result I
prepare most of the
books’ recipes as catering for sale.
Read about my fermented foods in Marian Wertalka's blog Redland Rambles.