Learn how food can make a dramatic difference in your health!

You are warmly invited to join Real Cooking as we welcome noted author and speaker Sally A. Fallon and holistic dentist Raymond Silkman, DDS for an information-packed event that will make a dramatic difference in your health and that of your family. This inspiring day will cover the importance of incorporating traditional, nutrient-dense foods into your diet on a daily basis.


Program of Events

9:00 – 9:30 Registration

9:30 – 11:30 The Oiling of America, Sally A. Fallon

Sally will discuss the sources of fats and oils in traditional diets. You will learn about the basics of lipid biochemistry, and how to choose good fats while avoiding bad ones.

11:30 – 1:00 Lunch

1:00 – 3:00 Nourishing Traditional Diets, Sally A. Fallon

Animal fats, properly prepared whole grains, enzyme-enriched foods and nourishing bone broths kept our ancestors healthy. Sally explains why we need these foods, too. Beginning with a presentation of Dr. Weston Price’s unforgettable photographs of healthy traditional peoples, Sally delineates the underlying factors present in a variety of traditional diets that provided beauty, strength and complete freedom from disease in so-called “primitive” populations.

3:00 – 3:15 Break

3:15 – 4:30 Nutrition and Dental Health, Raymond Silkman, DDS

Dr. Silkman will cover the close relationship of diet and dental health, including cranial and dental development and their effect on overall physical and mental well-being. He will also discuss several cases and their treatment outcomes, as well as the importance of including nutrient-dense foods in our diet.

4:30 – 4:45 Break

4:45 – 6:00 Making the Transition to Whole Foods Cooking and Eating, Victoria Bloch and Hollie Greenwood

Hollie and Victoria will discuss real-world steps to make preparing and eating delicious, nourishing foods an essential part of your daily life.

6:00 Closing

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Speaker bios

Sally A. Fallon

Sally A Fallon is president of The Weston A Price Foundation and founder of A Campaign for Real Milk, Ms. Fallon lectures extensively around the world on issues of health and nutrition. She is a prolific writer of numerous articles and books. In 1996, Ms. Fallon published Nourishing Traditions, the cookbook which launched her career in alternative health. Her most recent book is Eat Fat, Lose Fat, which she co-authored with Mary Enig, PhD.

Raymond Silkman, DDS

Raymond Silkman, DDS, has studied functional orthodontic courses and treatment modalities since his graduation from USC in 1991 and has used and incorporated a multifunctional approach to cranial/dental mal-development using such other modalities as cranial/sacral osteaopathy and S.O.T. chiropractic approaches. Nutritional support is a must for all of his treatment cases and he also works closely with other alternative health care providers. Currently he maintains a private biologically based practice in Brentwood, CA.

Hollie Greenwood

Hollie Greenwood is co-founder of Real Cooking, a talented cook, and a member of the Weston A. Price Foundation. She is currently enrolled in Hawthorn Health and Nutrition Institute, where she is studying towards her Master of Science degree in Holistic Nutrition.

Victoria Bloch

Victoria Bloch, co-founder of Real Cooking, is a skillful cook, a frequent speaker on both cooking and nutrition, and the local chapter leader of the Weston A. Price Foundation. She is currently enrolled in Hawthorn Health and Nutrition Institute, where she is studying towards certification as a Nutritional Consultant.

The Weston A. Price Foundation

The Weston A. Price Foundation is a nonprofit, tax-exempt charity founded in 1999 to disseminate the research of nutrition pioneer Dr. Weston Price, whose studies of isolated non-industrialized peoples established the parameters of human health and determined the optimum characteristics of human diets. The Foundation is dedicated to restoring nutrient-dense foods to the human diet through education, research and activism. It supports a number of movements that contribute to this objective, including accurate nutrition instruction, organic and biodynamic farming, pasture-feeding of livestock, community-supported farms, honest and informative labeling, prepared parenting and nurturing therapies.

Real Cooking

Real Cooking was founded to make it easy for you to take charge of your health and reach your nutritional goals – one meal at a time. Based in Santa Monica, California, its mission is to help its clients cut through food fads and misinformation and assist them to incorporate traditional ways of cooking and eating into their daily lives.

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Event sponsors and exhibitors

Organic Pastures

Organic Pastures is a family-owned raw dairy, farm and creamery, and are the source of the delicious, nourishing raw orgainc butter and cream for lunch.

Weiser Family Farms

Located in Lucerne, Weiser Family Farms grows an incredible array of heirloom fruits and vegetables, including the organic potatoes in the wild salmon chowder.

Bezian Bakery

This artisanal bakery is supplying us with sourdough bread.

Green Pastures

Green Pastures supplies some of the purest and most vitamin-rich cod liver oil available, as well as X-factor butter oil and coconut oil. Be sure to visit David Wetzel at their table in the registration area.

New Trends Publishing

Publishers of Sally Fallon's Nourishing Traditions, New Trends publishes several important books on diet and health, which will be available at their table in the registration area.

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Date and location

This exciting, day-long event will be held on April 28, 2007 at the Skirball Cultural Center, nestled in the foothills over Brentwood, and will include a delicious, nourishing lunch.


Skirball Culural Center, 2701 North Sepulveda Boulevard, Los Angeles, California 90049


Parking is free for event attendees. Please follow the signs for visitor parking.

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To register


Registration is $125 per person including lunch, $100 without lunch. PLEASE NOTE THAT WE ARE HAPPY TO ACCEPT REGISTRATIONS AT THE DOOR, BUT WE WILL BE UNABLE TO GUARANTEE LUNCH FOR ALL REGISTRANTS. There is an excellent cafeteria on the premises, adjacent to the auditorium, so you will not go hungry!

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