What are we to make of a culture that does not provide good health for most of its members? While the traditional diets of indigenous cultures provided their members with robust good health, our culture has spawned three multi-billion dollar industries centered around poor health. The food industry creates foods that lead to ill health, while the health care and the pharmaceutical industry, at best, treat the symptoms of illness. In all our talk about health care, what gets overlooked is our need for health.
Listen to The Living Earth Connection to hear a deconstruction of the myth that saturated fat and cholesterol cause heart disease. I present selections from Eat Fat, Lose Fat by Dr. Mary Enig and Sally Fallon. Dr. Mary Enig was an international expert on the biochemistry of food and fat. Sally Fallon is the president of the Weston A. Price Foundation. Weston A. Price studied and documented the health of indigenous peoples who followed their traditional diets, in the early 20th century. Tune in to http://www.kmud.org on Sunday, January 29 at 9:30 a.m. PST.