Why Can’t I Sleep?

This post was originally published on this siteTwenty-seven percent of Americans have sleep issues. What keeps us tossing and turning or waking up and having trouble falling back asleep? Today, Dylan Petkus, of Optimal Circadian Health, helps us analyze our sleep patterns and troubleshoot the issues. What keeps us awake? For starters, anxiety. Blue light […]

Yes to Meat

This post was originally published on this siteThe Impossible Burger. The Beyond Burger. Lab meat. All of these are touted as healthy alternatives to the real deal: a beef burger. Today, Sally Fallon Morell, the head of the Weston A. Price Foundation makes a case for including animal products in our diet. As Sally goes […]

A Place for Wonder

This post was originally published on this siteHow can we hold onto joy in a world that is so challenging? How can we keep the openness and curiosity of a child? Alyson Earl believes that connecting to nature is a great first step. Alyson is the executive director of the Horn Farm Center for Agricultural […]

Bonus: Wise Traditions 2019 Conference Lineup

This post was originally published on this siteIt’s the 20th anniversary of the Wise Traditions conference this November! Whether you can attend or not, this bonus episode will give you an idea of what’s going to be covered at the gathering. Sally Fallon Morell, author, speaker, traditional food advocate, and the head of the Weston […]

Wheat You Can Eat

This post was originally published on this siteAre you gluten intolerant? Sensitive to wheat? Have you eliminated grains from your diet altogether? Bob Quinn, a leader in organic and sustainable agriculture, and the author of “Grain by Grain,” suggests that you may be able to include grains in your life once again. He has been […]

The Wine You Should Drink

This post was originally published on this siteFor the health conscious, choosing a wine can be problematic. Are there “clean” wines for those who like to eat “clean?” What difference does alcohol content make? How do we decide between “natural” and “organic” wines? How can we avoid additives? Which are the best brands? Is it […]

Stressed Out

This post was originally published on this siteIf you’ve ever reached for a cup of coffee or sugary snack to get through the day, this episode is for you. Many of us turn to caffeine or sugar to push through the initial stages of fatigue. And it’s no wonder why. The average person today has 100 […]

EMFs and Cancer (Part 2)

This post was originally published on this siteWhat evidence is there that EMFs (electromagnetic frequencies) are harmful? And how should we respond to 5G technology being rolled out into most major cities? Brandon LaGreca, author of “Cancer and EMF Radiation,” answers these questions and more in part two of this podcast series. Today, Brandon kicks […]

EMFs and Cancer

This post was originally published on this siteHow problematic really is the radiation emitted by our cell phones, cell phone towers, & wifi networks? Brandon LaGreca, author of “Cancer and EMF Radiation,” helps us understand the consequences of radiation exposure from non-native electromagnetic fields (EMFs) like that which comes from these sources, compact fluorescent lightbulbs, […]

The Oldest Foods on Earth

This post was originally published on this siteThe Aboriginal culture is one of the earth’s oldest. What did these indigenous people eat to survive over 60,000 years in the harsh climate of Australia? Australian author John Newton explores this subject in his book “The Oldest Foods on Earth.” His own curiosity got piqued when he […]

What is Farming Really Like?

This post was originally published on this siteHave you ever wondered what life is really like on a farm? What does it take to run a farm? The romantic allure of fresh air, a slower pace, and ethically sustainable foods make farm life appealing, but it honestly takes a lot of hard work and sacrifice. Today, […]

Balanced Weight and Mind

This post was originally published on this siteWeight loss is often on the mind, even for those who “eat right.” Today, Sally Fallon Morell, author, real food advocate, and the president of the Weston A. Price Foundation, offers ideas for how to best nourish ourselves to maintain a healthy weight and mind. As she reviews […]

What You Don’t Know About Ferments

This post was originally published on this siteFermented foods are SO popular right now: from kimchi to kombucha to kraut to kefir. But do they live up to the hype? Why are they thought to be so good for us? Can you ever eat too much of them? What does die-off look like? Which are the […]

Anxiety, Allergies, & Food Sensitivities

This post was originally published on this siteGrowing up, Jo Whitton suffered with poor health. She had food intolerances, histamine reactions, frequent colds, and more. As she grew older, her problems increased, and she noticed that her children struggled with similar issues. When her 11 year-old son began to develop strange phobias, extreme anxiety and […]

Top 5 Health Hacks

This post was originally published on this siteHilda Labrada Gore, known as Holistic Hilda, is normally the host and producer of this show. Today, in honor of hitting the two million download mark, we turn the tables and invite her to impart her top health hacks as a guest on the program. Hilda has traveled […]

Harmonious Living

This post was originally published on this siteSadly, modern living is often grossly out of balance with nature, resulting in poor health, poor soil health, biodiversity loss, and trauma to indigenous communities.We are decidedly not living harmoniously with the world. We’ve cleared 2/3 of the earth’s surface and killed one billion species. How can we restore nature’s balance? […]

The Buzz on Bees & Honey

This post was originally published on this siteBeekeeper and teacher Leo Sharashkin sheds light on all things “bee” in this conversation.  Leo holds a degree in Forestry from the University of Missouri and teaches natural beekeeping at his apiary and around the world. He homesteads in the Ozark, Southern Missouri, where he catches wild honeybee swarms. Today, […]

School lunch makeover

This post was originally published on this siteIt’s time to disrupt the trend of chronic illness in the next generation of kids. Hilary Boynton has a bright idea for achieving this goal. Hilary is the head of nutrition services at The Manzanita School in Topanga, California, and she is the author of the “Heal Your […]

Hold Hands With the Earth

This post was originally published on this siteJohn Arbuckle of Singing Prairie Farms is a 9th generation livestock farmer. Today, he helps us take a deep dive into the heart of regenerative farming practices. He explains how we need to see soil differently, as a living entity that we must nurture and respect.   His […]

Feet First

This post was originally published on this sitePlantar fasciitis, back, knee, and leg pain all seem to be nothing out of the ordinary these days. And yet, up until roughly 50 years ago, we walked with little complaint. That’s when modern shoe companies began designing footwear with so much padding and arch support that—instead of […]

Thyroid help

This post was originally published on this siteKnown as a “master gland,” the thyroid works with other endocrine system glands and hormones to govern our body’s growth, metabolism, and reproduction.  Thyroid diseases like hashimoto’s or hypothyroidism are increasingly common, and can cause a host of issues, including stunted growth, weight gain, fatigue, or infertility.  What […]

RFK Jr. speaks out

This post was originally published on this siteRobert F. Kennedy Jr. is a well-known environmental attorney and human rights activist. On a mission to stem the tide of threats to the health of our planet and our own, for decades, Kennedy has dedicated himself to educating the public on the chemicals that are harming us […]

Cancer: what next?

This post was originally published on this siteReceiving a cancer diagnosis can feel like a personal crisis and a medical emergency. Treatment is necessary, but a knee-jerk reaction can lead to poor outcomes. Today, Dr. Nasha Winters offers some concrete suggestions for what first steps to take when dealing with cancer. Nasha is a licensed […]

Cancer: How Did We Get Here?

This post was originally published on this site Cancer is increasingly identified in young people under the age of 35. One in 2 men in the U.S. will be diagnosed with cancer. One in 2.4 women will also be diagnosed. What is happening? What factors contribute to this epidemic? Is it genetic only? Can lifestyle […]

Bucking the system

This post was originally published on this siteCannabis is a cure-all. We need fluoride in the water to prevent tooth decay. Aluminum in vaccines does not damage our health. Today, Sally Fallon Morell, the head of the Weston A. Price Foundation, upends conventional thinking when it comes to these controversial topics. As we review highlights […]

Secrets from the Biggest Little Farm

This post was originally published on this siteJohn Chester, of Apricot Lane Farms, explains on today’s show how a small farm can make a BIG difference. And he challenges those of us who are not farmers to look for ways to do the same.  He covers topics ranging from what led him and Molly to […]

Primal Posture

This post was originally published on this siteFrom the time we are born, we are conditioned to sit, sleep, walk and stand in a certain way. We are directed to “sit up straight” and to stick our “chest out” when we slouch. These ideas are actually counterproductive and do not correspond with how our ancestors […]

Home Birth: a Safe & Beautiful Option

This post was originally published on this siteIs a homebirth a viable option for mothers-to-be? Is it safe? What happens if complications arise? Katelyn Fusco answers these questions and more on today’s show. Katelyn is the host and creator of the “Happy Homebirth” podcast. She studied as a student midwife and is a home birth […]

The Problem With Fluoride

This post was originally published on this siteFor decades we’ve been told that fluoridation of water helps prevent cavities, but science doesn’t support that claim. As a matter of fact, fluoride is a waste product that is so toxic it is not allowed to be dumped in our landfills, and yet somehow it is routinely […]

Mimicking Ancestral Living

This post was originally published on this siteSometimes we over-complicate healthy living. Today, author, coach, and nutrition & fitness expert Ben Greenfield, brings insights on how to improve our health based on ancient wisdom. While Ben is known as a “biohacker,” who uses technology and science for peak performance and health, he also has a […]