The Concord/Walnut Creek/Pleasant Hill chapter of the Weston A. Price Foundation is a new chapter in beautiful Contra Costa County located in the East Bay Area near San Francisco. The chapter has regular meetings and activities to help members become familiar with local resources and to socialize with others interested in nourishing whole foods. We would love to have you join us at our next meeting or event. Please contact us if you would like more information about our chapter.
To visit our Yahoo Group page and sign up for our email list, click here.
If you are already attending our chapter meetings, please consider becoming a WAPF member. Although you do not have to be a member to attend meetings and events, we strongly encourage you to join WAPF. Click here to see all the wonderful benefits of joining! Ready to join? Click here to go to the Weston A. Price Foundation homepage, and then click “Become a Member.”
Just want to learn more? Read the WAPF dietary guidelines below, and get started on the road to better health!
WAPF Guidelines for Nutrition and Health:
- Eat whole, natural foods.
- Eat only foods that will spoil, but eat them before they do.
- Eat naturally-raised meat including fish, seafood, poultry, beef, lamb, game, organ meats and eggs.
- Eat whole, naturally-produced milk products from pasture-fed cows, preferably raw and/or fermented, such as whole yogurt, cultured butter, whole cheeses and fresh and sour cream.
- Use only traditional fats and oils including butter and other animal fats, extra virgin olive oil, expeller-pressed sesame and flax oil and the tropical oils (coconut and palm).
- Eat fresh fruits and vegetables, preferably organic, in salads and soups, or lightly steamed.
- Use whole grains and nuts that have been prepared by soaking, sprouting or sour leavening to neutralize phytic acid and other anti-nutrients.
- Include enzyme-enhanced lacto-fermented vegetables, fruits, beverages and condiments in your diet on a regular basis.
- Prepare homemade meat stocks from the bones of chicken, beef, lamb or fish and use liberally in soups and sauces.
- Use herb teas and coffee substitutes in moderation.
- Use filtered water for cooking and drinking.
- Use unrefined Celtic sea salt and a variety of herbs and spices for food interest and appetite stimulation.
- Make your own salad dressing using raw vinegar, extra virgin olive oil and expeller-pressed flax oil.
- Use natural sweeteners in moderation, such as raw honey, maple syrup, dehydrated cane sugar juice and stevia powder.
- Use only unpasteurized wine or beer in strict moderation with meals.
- Cook only in stainless steel, cast iron, glass or good quality enamel.
- Use only natural supplements.
- Get plenty of sleep, exercise and natural light.
- Think positive thoughts and minimize stress.
- Practice forgiveness.