First StepsHow do I get started with the dietary principles you recommend?

  • Buy a copy of the book Nourishing Traditions to serve as a foundational guide and cookbook.  Read about how the book has had a lasting impact on me and community members in my 10 year anniversary post.
  • Read the booklet Healthy 4 Life which you may download for free.
  • Join your local Weston A. Price Foundation chapter for free! Join the international organization as a member to receive the yearly shopping guide and quarterly Wise Traditions magazine.
  • Join our Facebook group for support.
  • We encourage you to start with a single item from the list below and create changes one step at a time. These are not listed in any particular order.

Eliminate all commercially processed soy foods from your household.

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Replace sugar with natural sweeteners in moderation, such as raw local honey, grade B maple syrup, rapadura and sucanat.

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Replace fruit juices with lacto-fermented beverages, such as kombucha, traditionally made ginger ale and beet kvass.

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Replace poly-unsaturated vegetable oils and trans fats with traditional fats such as raw and cultured butter, olive oil, sesame seed oil, coconut oil, lard, chicken fat, tallow, etc.

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Replace industrially produced breakfast cereals with nutrient dense eggs from hens on pasture, bacon, homemade kefir, whole milk yogurt, and soaked oatmeal.

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Replace pasteurized dairy products with raw and cultured dairy.

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Replace processed, convenience foods [boxed, packaged, prepared and canned food items] with fresh, organic, whole foods.

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Take your daily dose of high vitamin cod liver oil – with no synthetics added, in addition to high vitamin butter oil. 

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How to Take It:

Have you integrated some or all of these recommendations? What was your first step?


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