You might not have heard of him, but in my opinion, the discoveries of Weston A. Price, DDS (1870-1948) are some of the most valuable and ridiculously simple health and nutrition discoveries ever.
I believe that if his work would have received more recognition, become main stream enough to influence policies, education and food manufacturing decisions, we wouldn’t have as many cases of the chronic degenerative diseases we do today. If it were up to me, every doctor and dentist would be required to learn about the work of Dr. Price.
During his career, Dr. Price noticed an increase in cavities and in mouths that were too small to fit all the teeth. He wanted to find a cause of this degeneration. Although he tried, he wasn’t able to find a cause by studying the people who suffered from these things. He came to believe that these problems weren’t caused by something present in these people, it was something they were lacking.
He decided he needed to find people who were healthy and lack...
The most common fat myth that perpetuates despite evidence to prove the opposite, is that saturated fat causes heart disease. If you believe this myth, know that you are not alone. I once believed it too. Olive oil was my main oil, and even that, I used sparingly. Butter was (I believed) an artery clogging substance that I used so infrequently I kept it in the freezer.