Weston A. Price Foundation (WAPF)


Rather than prescribe one-size-fits-all levels of macronutrients—fats, carbohydrates and proteins—the Healthy 4 Life plan recommends nutrient-dense versions of animal and plant foods, with particular emphasis on healthy traditional fats like butter, lard, egg yolks and coconut oil. The plan does not specify specific amounts of fats or carbohydrates because the need for these macronutrients varies with the individual. Those who engage in high levels of physical activity can incorporate more carbohydrates in the diet without gaining weight; those needing to lose weight or control blood glucose levels require more healthy fats in the diet as fats provide satiety and help keep blood sugar within a normal range.

(mikefarinha's food tips)

 Foods you can have

Breads, Grains, Cereals, Pasta, Rice
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Meat and Fish
Fruit and Fruit Juices
Vegetables and Legumes (e.g. Beans)
Dairy Products - Milk, Cheese, etc
Eggs and Egg Substitutes
Nuts and Seeds
Fats and Oils
Herbs, Spices, Sauces
Others, Snacks, Sweets, etc

Not OK

 How To Follow Weston A. Price Foundation (WAPF):

Avoid processed foods, especially commercially fried foods, and eat your own desired amount of healthy animal fats.
  by member mikefarinha
For most of my life I've adhered to the calorie-in/calorie-out dogma of weight gain/loss that is taught in nutrition classes and voiced by most doctor's and nutritionists. About 10 years or so ago I hit 280lbs and decided to lose the weight. It took ...
member since: 08 Jun 11

About / History

This diet is based on the princpals set forth by the Weston A. Price Foundation which is based on the research from Dr. Weston A. Price in the 1930's.

mikefarinha's top tips

1.Avoid refined foods (refined sugar, flour, oils, and chemeicals)
2.Eat whole, single ingredeint foods.
3.Purchase the cook book "Nourishing Traditions"

  Why choose "Weston A. Price Foundation (WAPF)"?
 Promotes long term weight loss
 Maintain your goal weight
 A healthy living alternative
 A body "detox"
 Teaches sustainable weight loss skills
 Provides an energy boost
 Improves mood and outlook
 Reduces the risks of diet-related diseases
 A roadmap for a healthier lifestyle

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