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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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Now displaying: March, 2023
Mar 30, 2023

Appropriate nutrition can enhance fertility. Specifically, vitamin A has a critical role to play in reproductive health. Its presence in the body can improve the chances of conception. And its absence can impede the process. 

Pam Schoenfeld, a registered dietician with a specialty on family and reproductive nutrition, today shares her experience and research for improving fertility simply by increasing vitamin A intake, as a starting point. She goes over how to recognize the signs of deficiency and how to incorporate foods that offer the best sources of vitamin A, like eggs, liver, raw milk, and fish eggs. She also gets specific about what vitamin A does for the reproductive system of both men and women and how it facilitates conception. 

Visit Pam's website: Women and Family Nutrition 
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Mar 27, 2023

For most of our lives, we’ve been taught that viruses make us sick. But there is important evidence that has been overlooked by both virologists and the public. Today, Alec Zeck, the Executive Director and Founder of the Way Forward, breaks down viruses. He reviews the history of virology, the assumptions behind the science, and explains where we've gone wrong in our understanding of what causes ill health. His conclusions, based on his extensive research, paint a very different picture of the "pandemic" of recent years and offer insights for the days ahead. This is an episode that may challenge what many of us thought we knew about viruses.

Visit Alec's website: The Way Forward

Become a member of the Weston A. Price Foundation

Check out our sponsors: Serenity Farm Bread, Paleo Valley,  Optimal Carnivore

For more resources on viruses:

Study on Amphotericin B:  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3194987/

Study on Gentamicin toxicity: https://sciendo.com/downloadpdf/journals/arls/1/1/article-p111.pdf

Study on COVID death risk factors: https://www.cdc.gov/pcd/issues/2021/pdf/21_0123.pdf?fbclid=IwAR2p5g4KXqdUY948K7YxZhc3X2A3PFA_j3tYqxhaYRVN2vZKQijGzpF_KBs

Study on COVID hospitalizations:  https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/70/wr/mm7010e4.htm?s_cid=mm7010e4_w&fbclid=IwAR2h17JKDqYLejoonQj_H7bXtu8-PGDlMnWA8Tym8ZfI5GugRx6QgkxvoiA

COVID data on comorbidities:  https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nvss/vsrr/covid_weekly/index.htm?fbclid=IwAR2KYI1QdB5uoE6Shgv0B-a3YrNfuchCxf85UbysPxk4KKUvKkvpzAowQVQ

Alec's presentation, Debunking the Nonsense:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nPSViaPCGrM&t=2776s

Amazing resource on all things virology: https://viroliegy.com/

Mar 20, 2023

What if urine isn't a waste product? Did you know that, for centuries, it was considered a "golden elixir" for healing? Amandha Vollmer today describes the history and practice of urine therapy and how it has been used as a remedy over the centuries for resolving diseases, blood clots, infections, and skin issues. Urine, we now know, actually contains stem cells---undifferentiated cells that promote healing and regeneration.  

Amandha addresses why it's worth getting over the "ick" factor to apply this beneficial therapy, topically and internally.

Visit Amandha's website: yummy.doctor or healingwithdmso.com
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Mar 13, 2023

What would it look like to eat as if our health depended on it? What would we need to change? Steve Campbell, a cattle consultant running Tailor Made Cattle, had an accident that turned his whole world upside down. He realized that to heal properly, he needed to change his diet, and this led him to look at the provenance of his food and the health of the soil.

What he has learned along the way is that what works for farmers and cattle ranchers works for human beings too: the power of epigenetics (lifestyle and dietary changes to support health), how to live "organic by design" (as opposed to by default), and how to foster an environment (on the land and in the body) that supports diversity, good health, and life.

Visit Steve's website: Tailor Made Cattle

Check out WAPF's 12 Spoon Restaurant Rating site: 12 Spoon Restaurant Rating Project

See our sponsors: Paleo Valley, Serenity Farm Bread, and Optimal Carnivore.

Mar 6, 2023

What would it be like to live in the Brazilian Amazon for over 20 years, off grid, 18 hours away from any hospital, hardly speaking the language, while simultaneously running a cattle ranch? John Carter of Aliança Da Terra today describes the many lessons he and his wife gleaned from their time there. From the health and happiness he observed among his neighbors, the Kamayurá Indian, to the negative influence of the government and corporations that he saw unfold over the years.

Visit his website: aliancadaterra.org for more information on his team’s efforts to preserve the land, while also cultivating it.

Check out our resources in Spanish: WAPF en Español

See our sponsors: Second Spring FoodsRa OpticsOptimal Carnivore

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