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Wise Traditions

The Wise Traditions podcast is for those who seek optimal health, based on ancient wisdom. We believe that vibrant health cannot be cultivated in a lab, engineered through modern technology or found through “improving” nature. On the contrary, “life in all its fullness is mother nature obeyed,” as Dr. Price put it. We thrive when we live as our ancestors did, and we can look to the past for clues on how to go about it. This show, sponsored by the Weston A. Price Foundation, is an invitation to follow ancient health ways and to embrace alternative healing modalities to live our best lives. Our host, Hilda Labrada Gore, known as Holistic Hilda, interviews experts on a wide variety of topics—ranging from nutrient-dense foods to improving mental health to homesteading to detoxing to healing emotional trauma to the power of sunshine and mitigating EMFs. Every episode offers the listener a new (ancient) way to heal, grow, and live a happy life, brimming with vitality.
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Jan 30, 2023

Meat and poultry shortages. Skyrocketing prices on eggs. Scarcity of dairy products on supermarket shelves. The last few years (and months) have revealed how fragile the food infrastructure is in the United States. What options do we have to help us secure good food, from reliable sources? Judith McGeary, the founder of the Farm and Ranch Freedom Alliance, offers insights on our options. Today she sheds light on how to protect the small farmer for the benefit of our communities, and our health.

She covers the importance of purchasing from local farmers with regenerative farming practices. She discusses how governmental regulations favor industrial large-scale farming and how we can contact policymakers to make farming more accessible and less expensive for the small farmer. In sum, she offers practical steps we can take to make a healthier future, in every sense of the word, for all of us.

Check out Judith's website: farmandranchfreedom.org
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Jan 23, 2023

How do caffeine and alcohol affect sleep? Is it better to skip a late-night workout, if it's going to shortchange our sleep? Do melatonin supplements work? Devin Burke, the author of The Sleep Advantage, coaches high achievers and exhausted insomniacs all over the world to get better sleep. Today he coaches us, answering the questions above and offering his insights on how to improve our sleep quality.

Devin tells us why sleep is essential for improved energy, performance, and good health, and he offers practical tips for getting deeper, more restorative sleep (even if the time in bed doesn't change). Devin shares his 3-2-1 sleep method--a simple approach that has helped countless people sleep more profoundly. Finally, he reviews the relationship between our sleep quality and stress levels during the day. And he warns us of the risk we take with our health when we don’t prioritize sleep.

Check out Devin's website: devinburke.com
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Jan 16, 2023

Our subconscious mind knows exactly what is wrong with us and what we really need to thrive. And connecting with it has the potential to help us release emotional baggage and enjoy new levels of health. Dr. Bradley Nelson, author of “The Emotion Code” and “The Body Code,” today expands on the ideas we discussed in last week’s podcast episode (part 1).

He tells stories of patients with undiagnosed or unsolvable health concerns that he was able to identify and help resolve by using his method of tapping into the subconscious mind. It's a simple approach that anyone can use and he explains how to go about it. He also discusses the role of spirituality in the healing process. All in all, he offers simple and practical ideas for how to activate our own body's innate healing power.

Visit Dr. Nelson's website: discoverhealing.com

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Jan 9, 2023

Trapped emotions can cause physical pain, emotional and mental dysfunction, and even dis-ease. And most of us are carrying emotional baggage without even realizing it. Dr. Bradley Nelson, the author of The Emotion Code, offers a simple way to identify the emotions, help heal the wounds and lighten the load.

He explains how there is an emotional component to every sickness, including cancer, and how trapped emotional energies around the heart can even affect our ability to give and receive love. He introduces to us a simple method to connect with our bodies and the subconscious mind for insights on how to begin the healing process.

Visit Dr. Bradley Nelson's website: discoverhealing.com

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Jan 2, 2023

What does the Mongolian diet look like? What characterizes their lifestyle, and what changes might their choices make in my life? These are questions addressed by Mary Ruddick, the nutritionist known as the "Sherlock Holmes of Health" on today's episode.

She was recently in Mongolia for an extended period. She observed the elements of the traditional Mongolian diet, its extraordinarily high-fat content, its shifts with the seasons, the similarities between the Mongolian and Maasai dietary patterns, and more. She describes her experiences with Eagle Hunters in a remote country region, and why she is convinced the Mongolians were uniquely prepared by their diet and lifestyle to expand their empire.

She also offers insights into how their probiotic-rich foods and tight-knit community have served them well over the centuries. And how they can do the same for us wherever we live!

Visit Mary's website: enableyourhealing.com

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