Gut Issues

This post was originally published on this siteGut issues are unfortunately far too common in this day and age—people are struggling with everything from constipation, diarrhea, acid reflux, and upset stomach, to more complex conditions like celiac disease, colitis, diverticulitis, IBD, IBS, candida and Crohn’s disease. All of these various conditions stem from the same … Read moreGut Issues

Million-year-old Food

We have lost the ability to think for ourselves when food is concerned. We’re the only animal on the planet that hires nutritionists and dieticians to tell us how to eat. But we’re the sickest species on the planet. Something’s wrong. And Dr. Bill Schindler wants to right that wrong. On today’s episode, Bill, professor … Read moreMillion-year-old Food

Best of 2018

This post was originally published on this siteDiscover the benefits of eating a low-carb, high-fat diet for health and weight loss. Learn why we don’t need to wear a mental illness label for life. And find out why there’s no such thing as a “safe vaccine.” These three topics are featured in our end-of-year “Best … Read moreBest of 2018

Health from the inside out

Do you see exercise as punishment for food you ate? Do you diet to make your body conform to someone else’s idea of what it should look like? Strength coach and nutritional therapist Steph Gaudreau used to live like that, too, but she’s developed some tools to break free from unhealthy relationships with movement and … Read moreHealth from the inside out

Say No to the Flu Shot

Are you still on the fence about the flu shot? Do you find yourself wondering if you should vaccinate your family, just to “play it safe”? Are you afraid of what people will think if you don’t vaccinate? Flu season has rolled around again, and you may find yourself asking these questions yet again. There’s … Read moreSay No to the Flu Shot

Too Many Meds? (fall journal highlights)

We know that pharmaceutical drugs have their place. But are we over-medicating ourselves? On this bonus podcast episode, featuring highlights from our fall Wise Traditions journal, Sally Fallon Morell, the President of the Weston A. Price Foundation, discusses the dangers of over-prescribing and taking too many medications. She is especially concerned that our seniors are … Read moreToo Many Meds? (fall journal highlights)

Mystery Ailments

This post was originally published on this siteIt is increasingly common for children to develop strange rashes, eczema, eye and speech problems, and the like that seem to appear out of the blue. Doctors seem flummoxed, unable to explain what’s happening with our kids. Autism, allergies, and autoimmune conditions are on the rise. And, again, … Read moreMystery Ailments

A Wise Diet

This post was originally published on this siteDietary trends come and go. How can we possibly know what’s best to eat? Dr. Weston A. Price traveled the world to find what the healthiest people ate. The diets varied greatly depending on what part of the world the indigenous groups inhabited—the Swiss ate a diet rich … Read moreA Wise Diet

Biohacking Our Health

You wouldn’t settle for the second-best partner in your life or for a job that you dislike, so why would you settle when it comes to your health? Thaddeus Owen, a personal trainer with a Masters in Holistic Nutrition and a B.S. in Chemical Engineering, explains today how to reach optimal vitality by making the … Read moreBiohacking Our Health

Centenarian Dietary Secrets

What should we eat to live a long, healthy life? Gina Baker, a writer, farmer, and researcher, who has lived in Costa Rica for over 20 years, went to the Nicoya Peninsula to learn about the traditional diets of centenarians. Her visits and conversations with the centenarians revealed that their traditional diet featured fried pork, … Read moreCentenarian Dietary Secrets

Walking on the Wild Side

Did you know that we’re more bacterial DNA than human DNA, and that we’re only as happy and healthy as those beneficial little bugs that live inside of us? Today, we take a walk on the wild side as we explore the beauty and benefits of wild fermentation–along with the bacteria and enzymes that come … Read moreWalking on the Wild Side

Tech Side Effects

Technology makes our lives easier, there’s no doubt about it. We share information, connect worldwide, and communicate in ways unimaginable just 5-10 years ago. However, our devices have unintentional side effects that are interrupting our bodies’ natural functions and rhythms. The earth has always yielded natural radiation and electromagnetic frequencies, but research shows the influx … Read moreTech Side Effects

Crowd-sourced Wisdom

Where do you turn when it comes to dietary advice? For too long, most of us have listened to “the anointed”–that is, experts who have promoted erroneous information to the expense of our health. Increasingly, people are turning their backs on what the supposed experts say and are instead turning to the wisdom of the … Read moreCrowd-sourced Wisdom

Diversify your diet

We understand the beauty and benefit of diversity. We switch up our exercise routines. We diversify our investment portfolio. But did you know that it’s a good idea to diversify our diets, as well? Today, Chris Masterjohn makes a strong case for why it’s critical to do so for optimal health. Chris is a health … Read moreDiversify your diet

Optimize Your Gut Health

There’s much buzz about gut health these days. If you’ve been diagnosed with IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) or other digestive ailments, you understand why. However many of us have health concerns that do not seem to be tied to our gut, but that could stem from hidden gut problems. Such gut-related symptoms include: joint pain, … Read moreOptimize Your Gut Health

Is Raw Milk Safe

Why is raw milk illegal in some states? What are the risks associated with drinking it? How could a simple, straightforward product—like milk from a cow—have become so controversial? On today’s episode, Mark McAfee, the Chairman of the Raw Milk Institute, and the head of Organic Pastures Dairy, expounds on the topic with first-hand knowledge, … Read moreIs Raw Milk Safe

The Vaccine Trade-off

Vaccines are a controversial topic. Some say that they are effective; others disagree vehemently. Dr. Tom Cowan, a holistic physician, author, and speaker, sees both sides and sheds needed light on this difficult topic. Basically, Dr. Cowan postulates that vaccines doindeedreduce the likelihood of our contracting various illnesses such as whooping cough or measles, for example. … Read moreThe Vaccine Trade-off