Is Cassava Flour a Good Substitute for Wheat Flour?

Manioc / cassava cross-section

I’ve been intrigued by the recipes I’ve been seeing on the Internet that substitute cassava flour for wheat flour.  The recipes are intended to provide wheat substitutes for followers of the paleo diet and for people who are avoiding gluten. … Continue reading →

Why Women Find It Harder to Lose Weight Than Men! What We Can Do About It!

Man-sized steak and veggies

Women always seem to have more trouble losing weight than men!  I certainly find that to be true!  Several years ago, when I switched to a Real Food diet following the dietary guidelines of the Weston A. Price Foundation, I … Continue reading →

Nourishing Our Children – Learn How to Help Your Family to be Healthier and Better Nourished

Houston Real Food Nutrition will present the Nourishing Our Children video series on October 18th at 3 pm.  There will be refreshments about midway through the series and plenty of time for questions and discussion. Let’s help our children (and … Continue reading →

We Need Better Bugs! The Importance of a Healthy Microbiome

Mango Chutney

A new study says that we take our microbiome wherever we go, from house to house, from hotel to hotel. Our personal microbiome can even be used to identify us, like fingerprints or DNA. However, maybe the most important news … Continue reading →

On the Real Food News Front — 08-1-14

Mug of bone broth and newspaper

I know it’s Friday, but this week I have been so busy with the activities of the Houston-Galveston chapter of the Weston A. Price Foundation that I am a little behind with the news.  For breakfast this morning while drinking … Continue reading →

Learn About Dr. Weston A. Price’s Research and the Principles of Traditional Diets

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I am happy to announce that the next meeting of Houston Real Food Nutrition on August 16th will be a discussion about the research of Dr. Weston A. Price and the Principles of Nourishing Traditional Diets. Dr. Weston A. Price … Continue reading →

The Real Reason McDonald’s French Fries Taste Good, and It’s Not Because They Use Real Food!

French fries

If you think McDonald’s French fries taste good because they are real food, take a look at these exposés from, Care2, and Food Babe.  Today’s article prompted me to do some research about those famous fries.  Although I … Continue reading →

Studies show that diabetes can be prevented and even reversed naturally

Patient files

Several years ago when I began my journey to better health through an improved diet, I frequently had the jitters after eating, especially after breakfast.  At the time, I thought it was probably due to too much caffeine.  I had … Continue reading →

Head to Houston to Find Answers to What Ails You

Today’s post was originally published by Kimberly Hartke on The Healthy Home Economist.  Kimberly highlights some of the exciting features of the upcoming Houston Regional Wise Traditions Conference. Are you struggling with a chronic illness? Does someone in your family … Continue reading →

Celebration of traditional food at Houston Real Food Nutrition dinner

Partners in Paleo Logo

Houston Real Food Nutrition and Partners in Paleo are presenting a traditionally prepared dinner in celebration of the upcoming Houston Regional Wise Traditions conference sponsored by the Weston A. Price Foundation. Jeanette Pearson, owner/chef, of Partners in Paleo, will prepare … Continue reading →