The Transformation: 48 Days to Eating & Living Naturally for Life
Michele Menzel, ND, DPSc
Some people learn about WAPF principles and change their diets overnight; for others it’s a process that takes several years. The Transformation provides a road map for moving from a SAD to a nourishing traditional diet in forty-eight days with days one to fifteen for elimination, days sixteen to thirty for transformation and days thirty-one to forty-eight for settling into your new lifestyle—a lifestyle that includes not only diet but hydration, detoxification, rest, faith, exercise and
Author Michele Menzel is a WAPF chapter leader and practitioner in Edmond, Oklahoma. Her dietary suggestions
include all our principles—from cod liver oil to raw milk—so it’s refreshing to see them incorporated into a larger lifestyle book. The book is attractively formated and highly readable, with great sections detailing the problems with industrial food. And we love the inclusion of information on rebounding and the far infra-red sauna.
The only cautionary note is the inclusion of whey protein powder and occasional chocolate in the meal plans—chocolate is addictive and most people do best by avoiding it completely. The water recommendations are probably excessive, but the discussion of water quality, shower filters and bath balls is excellent.
Thumbs up for a book that will leave you wiser and inspired.
This article appeared in Wise Traditions in Food, Farming and the Healing Arts, the quarterly journal of the Weston A. Price Foundation, Fall 2014