Synopses & Reviews
The follow-up book to the hugely best-selling Nourishing Traditions
, which has sold over 500,000 copies, this time focusing on the immense health benefits of bone broth by the founder of the popular Weston A Price Foundation.
Nourishing Broth: An Old-Fashioned Remedy for the Modern World
Nourishing Traditions examines where the modern food industry has hurt our nutrition and health through over-processed foods and fears of animal fats. Nourishing Broth will continue the look at the culinary practices of our ancestors, and it will explain the immense health benefits of homemade bone broth due to the gelatin and collagen that is present in real bone broth (vs. broth made from powders).
Nourishing Broth will explore the science behind broth's unique combination of amino acids, minerals and cartilage compounds. Some of the benefits of such broth are: quick recovery from illness and surgery, the healing of pain and inflammation, increased energy from better digestion, lessening of allergies, recovery from Crohn's disease and a lessening of eating disorders because the fully balanced nutritional program lessens the cravings which make most diets fail. Diseases that bone broth can help heal are: Osteoarthritis, Osteoporosis, Psoriasis, Infectious Disease, digestive disorders, even Cancer, and it can help our skin and bones stay young.
In addition, the book will serve as a handbook for various techniques for making broths — from simple chicken broth to rich, clear consommé, to shrimp shell stock. A variety of interesting stock-based recipes for breakfast, lunch and dinner from throughout the world will complete the collection and help everyone get more nutrition in their diet.
"I can't recommend Nourishing Broth highly enough. Sally Fallon Morell has given us the cookbook that heals and Dr. Kaayla Daniel has provided the science that supports it. If you've been eating real foods but have not yet reached your health and fitness goals, bone broth might be the crucial 'missing piece.'" JJ Virgin, New York Times bestselling author of The Virgin Diet
"I have been a fan of Sally Fallon for many years. Nourishing Traditions was the best nutrition book of its time. This new book far exceeds the previous book as it covers cooking AND consuming in a comprehensive way — a must for every chef's and homemaker's library of cooking." William Campbell Douglass II, MD
"Homemade bone broth has immense health benefits, from speeding healing and recuperation from illness to improving athletic performance. For best results, you really need to make up a fresh batch from scratch. Sally Fallon Morell and Kaayla Daniel's wonderful new book, Nourishing Broth removes all the guess work and provides you with various broth-making techniques-from simple chicken broth to rich consommé, shrimp stock and a variety of global stock-based recipes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Highly recommended." Dr. Joseph Mercola, founder, Mercola.com
"In our ultra-fast, modern society, we are suffering from a myriad of illnesses including cancer, fatigue, fibromyalgia, autoimmune disorders and hormone imbalances. A healthy diet can provide the correct nutrients to not only prevent and overcome illness, but allow us to achieve our optimal health. Nourishing Broth provides the wisdom we need to eat a healthy diet. Sally Fallon Morell and Kaayla Daniel have written a wonderful book. I cannot recommend this book highly enough." David Brownstein, MD, author of twelve books, drbrownstein.com
"A fascinating read on one of mankind's most enduring and nutritious foods and why its revival in the modern diet holds much promise for resolution of the numerous and overwhelming health woes suffered by so many today. If every parent incorporated the traditional broth making techniques and recipes described in Nourishing Broth, the health of the next generation and the viability of an overloaded healthcare system would profoundly benefit." Sarah Pope, The Healthy Home Economist, author of Get Your Fats Straight
"Sally Fallon's Morell first book, Nourishing Traditions is a true treasure that has proven to be timeless, and will continue to be enjoyed for many generations. With Nourishing Broth, Sally and her co-author, Kaayla Daniel have done it again. I have a book shelf with only my favorite, most well-researched, yet wonderfully practical books on nutrition. Nourishing Broth landed a spot on that shelf. The best word to describe this book is simply, AWESOME!" Donna Gates, bestselling author and creator of The Body Ecology Diet
"Nourishing Broth proves our grandmothers were more than right about chicken soup: not only does it cure what ails you, but it also contributes to our health in ways we never even imagined. In today's world we've lost the tradition of slow cooked stock to quick boullion cubes, resulting in an empty hole in our nutrition. Sally and Kaayla show how broth is the missing ingredient in our present diet, then give complete instructions for making our own broth at home, as we should. This book is just as thorough and stellar as their previous works, and belongs close-at-hand in every healthy kitchen." Debra Lynn Dadd, author of Toxic Free and blogger at Toxic Free Kitchen
About the Author
Sally Fallon Morell is the author of the bestselling cookbook Nourishing Traditions
(with Mary G. Enig, PhD) and of the Nourishing Traditions Book of Baby and Child Care
(with Thomas S. Cowan, MD). She is the leading voice for a return to nutrient-dense traditional foods. She serves as founding president of The Weston A. Price Foundation, a nutrition education nonprofit organization with over 15,000 members, and as editor of Wise Traditions
, the Foundation's quarterly journal. An articulate communicator, Fallon Morell lectures frequently throughout the U.S. and overseas.
Kaayla T. Daniel, PhD, CCN is Vice President of the Weston A. Price Foundation, on the Board of Directors of the Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund, and author of The Whole Soy Story: The Dark Side of America's Favorite Health Food. Dr. Daniel has been a guest on The Dr. Oz Show, PBS Healing Quest, NPR's People's Pharmacy, and many other shows, and shared the stage with Dr. Mark Hyman, J.J. Virgin, Gary Taubes, Charles Poliquin, Dr. Joseph Mercola, Sally Fallon Morell, Joel Salatin, David Wolfe, and other prominent health experts. She is known as The Naughty Nutritionist® because of her ability to outrageously and humorously debunk nutritional myths.