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Category Archives: Nutrition
Join Houston Real Food Nutrition on June 28th to learn why The Oiling of America is a significant factor in our deteriorating health.
For more information about the meeting and how to sign up, see the full post on Real Food Houston, Why Have Decades of Low-Fat Advice Failed Americans?
Attendance is limited. Sign up today at Houston Real Food Nutrition!
Action Alert from the Weston A. Price Foundation: Draft Proposal for the new 2015 Dietary Guidelines
Deadline for comments April 8, 2015
The federal Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee has released its draft proposal for the new 2015 Dietary Guidelines, and they go even further than the previous ones in attacking nutritious foods like full-fat dairy, red meat, and any food with saturated fat.
The Dietary Guidelines form the basis of federal nutrition policy and food assistance programs, so the effects can be very far-reaching.
If your children seem to have more health problems than they should, join us to learn how you can help them to be healthier. Even if you don’t have children, the nutrition principles explained are the same for both adults and children. Come to the presentation to learn how you and your family can be healthier and better nourished.
The Nourishing Our Children series includes 12 sections plus an introduction.
Announcement from the Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund:
A new prize has been added to this year’s Food Freedom Fest benefiting the FTCLDF. (See the previous post about the Fest.)
You can win a trip for two to the Shenandoah Valley
Entries due midnight Friday, August 15, 2014
Our chapter Meetup group, Houston Real Food Nutrition, is hosting a meeting August 16th to discuss the research of Dr. Weston A. Price and the principles of traditional diets. See below for more information about time and location.
We will have a video about Dr. Price’s research followed by a slide show and discussion of the underlying characteristics of nourishing traditional diets.
What you will learn about traditional diets:
–What kinds of foods are necessary for a nutrient-dense diet
–What kinds of foods should be avoided for the best health
–Which nutrients are essential
We hope you will join us for this year’s Farm & Food Leadership Conference on September 15-16 in Bastrop, Texas. Hear the latest news on the laws and regulations that govern our food supply, connect with others who are passionate about our food system, and get the tools you need to make a difference in the coming year!
Registration fees will go up on August 1, so register today to save money!
Houston is lucky this year! The Weston A. Price Foundation (WAPF) has chosen Houston to be the location of one of their two regional conferences for 2014. The WAPF has one major international conference each year (last one was in Atlanta, November 2013) and two regional conferences. We don’t need to travel far to hear national speakers and learn more about eating traditional foods to promote good health.
Although there is much more to come, here is the information we have now about the program and the speakers.
Food Renegade is helping to raise funds for the Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund.
By supporting the raffle, you will also benefit the FTCLDF.
When the FDA and other government officials raid a peace-loving Amish farmer’s home with guns drawn because he’s providing healthy, nourishing raw milk directly to consumers, who does that Amish farmer call?
Announcement from the Weston A. Price Foundation:
PLEASE SPREAD THE WORD AND LISTEN IN
December 4, 2013
Livestreaming begins at 6:45 PM EST
Neal Barnard, MD, president of Physicans Committee for Responsible Medicine
Gene Baur, President and Founder, Farm Sanctuary
The topic: “Don’t Eat Anything with a Face”
Tickets for the live event at the Kaufman Center in New York are sold out but everyone can listen in to the livestreaming at
This post is republished from Real Food Houston:
You may have decided that you need to improve your diet. You may have health problems that you hope will improve if you eat better. Maybe someone in your family who is concerned with your health has encouraged you to change your diet. Whatever the reason, you want to learn how to eat better. This post is especially for those who want to change their diet but aren’t sure how to get started.
WHY YOU SHOULD EAT A TRADITIONAL, REAL FOOD DIET