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Wise Traditions

Looking to improve your health? The Wise Traditions podcast embraces traditions from the past for optimal health today! The key is to nourish our bodies with nutrient-dense food, not processed, food-like products. Health coach Hilda Labrada Gore, known as Holistic Hilda, is the host and producer of the show. She conducts down-to-earth interviews with leading health and wellness experts (scientists, doctors, farmers, physical therapists, and more) to uncover practical tips that you can incorporate into your life today. This podcast is brought to you by the Weston A. Price Foundation, committed to wise traditions in food, farming, and the healing arts.
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Mar 1, 2021

Why look outside ourselves to control chaos? Pete Evans, the producer of the award-winning documentary film “The Magic Pill,” suggests that we have more power than we may realize to effect change.

Today, he gives us an overview of what's happening and what we can do about it during these challenging times. He connects the dots behind the COVID crackdown in Australia and offers insights on the benefits of changing our diet and doing individual internal work. Finally, he reminds us that each of us can come up with our own personal recipe for a “delicious life!"

Visit Pete's website: PeteEvans.com

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Feb 22, 2021

How did a professional body builder end up on a farm, living in a yurt? Mike Dickson is known as The Fit Farmer, and today he tells the story of how his life and priorities changed. He talks about his transition from PopTarts to real food. He shares what it feels like to tend to the earth under our feet and why it matters. He talks about how to balance our use of technology. In short, he covers how to cultivate healthy relationships across the board—with ourselves, our food, the land, and the community around us.

Check out Mike's YouTube channel, The Fit Farmer.

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Feb 15, 2021

Man-made pharmaceutical drugs and chemicals are making their way into our drinking water at unprecedented levels. What’s happening exactly and what can we do about it? Carrie Jennings, a field geologist who works with Freshwater, a leading public nonprofit dedicated to preserving freshwater resources and their surrounding watersheds, answers these questions and more.

Today, Carrie explains how antibiotic use on farms, and residue from anti-inflammatories, antidepressants, and other pharmaceutical drugs end up contaminating our waters. She goes over the worst toxins, dubbed “forever chemicals,” and tells us how to avoid them when making purchases. And she offers suggestions for what each of us can do to protect the quality of our water for our own health and the sake of everyone in our local community.

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Feb 8, 2021

There is much frustration and confusion surrounding everything that’s happened in the past 12+ months, related to COVID-19. Lockdowns, shuttered businesses, curfews and more have left a lot of us scratching our heads… and asking important questions. Dr. David Martin, the Founder and Chairman of M-CAM Inc., is an author, public speaker, and innovator who has done a lot of research on our current state of affairs.

Today, David offers key facts that help us understand this state of emergency from a different perspective. He reveals how the CDC filed a patent application on SARS-CoV in the early 2000s and explains why this is important. He discusses evidence that indicates that SARS-CoV2 has been manipulated to limit freedom and compromise our health. He unpacks the legal and health contradictions of new COVID treatments like the mask and the vaccines. And he offers insights on what each of us can do to fight for health freedom.

Visit his website: davidmartin.world

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Feb 1, 2021

These are stressful times, no doubt about it. We are divided, fearful, and struggling to maintain a positive outlook and solid mental health. Bruce H. Lipton, Ph.D., is a cell biologist and lecturer, and the bestselling author of “The Biology of Belief.”

Today, Bruce offers ideas on how to empower ourselves, so that we don’t fall prey to a “victim mentality.” He talks about how a positive belief system, based on our own agency, can improve our mental health, overall health, and bring about a powerful, positive transformation in our world.

He gives suggestions for how to invest our energy wisely and how to use the world’s resources carefully, to best care for ourselves and the planet. And he reminds us that positive action can help us not simply survive these times, but to actually thrive!

Visit Bruce’s website: brucelipton.com

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Jan 25, 2021

Dr. David Martin, medical and legal expert, challenges our presuppositions about the new mRNA Covid-19 vaccines. Quoting the pharmaceutical companies themselves, David suggests that these are not vaccines, but, in actuality, gene therapy. He explains what the vaccines may do to us, what they are promising they can do for us, and how to distinguish the difference.

Visit his website davidmartin.world.

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Jan 18, 2021

Millions of women have used "the pill" to prevent pregnancy, manage hormonal challenges, and even to control acne. Dr. Jolene Brighten, the author of Beyond the Pill, explores little-known facts about the pill in an effort to empower women to balance their hormones and reclaim their bodies.

Dr. Brighten doesn't advocate against its use, but she does offer insights on its effect on our health. She discusses little-known side effects like depression, low libido, brain fog, and fatigue. She talks about what it does to our bodies hormonally and energetically, and how it can impact future fertility. She suggests what your diet should look like while on it, and how to best transition off of it.

Visit her website: drbrighten.com

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Jan 14, 2021

What do you need to know before lining up for one of the Covid 19 vaccines? This bonus episode offers a careful analysis of the top frontrunner Covid-19 vaccines. What are the potential risks and benefits?

Dr. Bob Sears, author of "The Vaccine Book", offers information to equip you to make an informed decision about whether or not to get a coronavirus vaccine. He explains how the new M-RNA vaccine technology works. He covers the efforts made historically to address viruses through vaccinations. And he reminds us that no pharmaceutical company has promised that the vaccine will actually prevent infection and transmission of the coronavirus.

Visit his website: immunityeducationgroup.org

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Jan 11, 2021

Why does our dog have bad breath? Why do so many pets have digestive issues and even cancer? What's going on? Billy Hoekman, the Nutrition Science Director for Answers Pet Food, discusses the role that diet plays in pet health. Just as with people, animals could benefit from a dietary overhaul that leads back to what suits their constitution best.

Billy goes over the ingredients in most pet food, and explains how pet food labels don't tell the entire story. He covers why a raw diet is preferable over kibble. And he gives concrete tips for how to transition pets to a more suitable diet to cultivate good health and avoid disease.

Go to answerspetfood.com for blogs and more resources.

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Jan 4, 2021

The flip of the calendar often has many of us vowing to take better care of ourselves. And there is certainly no time for that like the present! Sally Fallon Morell, president of the Weston A. Price Foundation, today discusses how to best nourish ourselves so we can be stronger and better than ever in 2021. To get there, Sally covers a lot of ground. She underscores the importance of eating lots of nutrient-dense animal foods, replete in vitamins A and D—foods that have protective properties to help us fight off toxins and illnesses. She offers ideas for how to start a Wise Traditions pantry or larder.  And she concludes the conversation with words of caution regarding the new coronavirus vaccine.

Check out Sally's blog at nourishingtraditions.com.

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Dec 28, 2020

Happy (almost) New Year! This episode is our end-of-year gift to you, a highlight reel of sorts, featuring excerpts from some of the most listened-to podcast episodes of 2020! We cover how to shore up your health, following traditional food ways, with Sally Fallon Morell. We uncover what some of the driving forces are behind this global crisis with Leslie Manookian. And with Dr. Zach Bush, we discuss how to take our health into our hands, becoming proactive rather than reactive at this time.

Check out the original full-length episodes:

"Protect Yourself from the Coronavirus (or Any Virus)" w/ Sally Fallon Morell

"Behind the Coronavirus" w/ Leslie Manookian

"Proactive Amidst this Crisis" w/ Dr. Zach Bush

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Dec 21, 2020

Mark Sisson, New York Times best-selling author and former endurance athlete, covers the benefits of flexibility on a number of levels. He discusses how to train our metabolism to run more efficiently. As we develop this "metabolic flexibility" – a reliance on fats and ketones for energy – we will likely reduce hunger pangs, burn body fat and increase our energy in the process.

He also reminds us of the need to develop flexibility in other aspects of our lives. The ability to "roll with the punches" is needed now more than ever.

For more, check out Mark's blog: marksdailyapple.com

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Dec 14, 2020

Nature consistently provides an abundance of wild edible foods all around us—whether we live in the city, the country, or someplace in between. Samuel Thayer, author of “Forager’s Harvest” and “Nature’s Garden," is a foraging educator and wild food gatherer who began “survival camping” at age 14.

Today, Sam introduces us to the many foods growing underfoot--from ferns to flowers to what we call "weeds." He tells stories of his adventures foraging and offers insights into the story of Chris McCandless, whose story was told in the movie "Into the Wild." Sam describes the bounty of his own pantry replete with wild walnuts, hazelnuts, wild rice, ramps, and plums. And he inspires us to explore the benefits and beauty found in a diverse, local diet, like that of our ancestors.

Visit Sam's website: foragersharvest.com

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Dec 7, 2020

Most of us would love a healthy start to the day with a solid breakfast, time outside, grounding, and a moment of peace before tackling the tasks at hand. But what would it be like to have a healthy start on life itself? Sally Fallon Morell, the President and Founder of the Weston A. Price Foundation, today covers how to give babies the healthiest life possible, right from the start.

Sally gets into specifics about preparing the body for conception, how much time is needed to detox the body beforehand, and what dietary changes are recommended for both women and men for optimal fertility. Among other things, she also discusses which vitamins are most needed to build a baby’s body, including those found in nutrient-dense foods like liver, butter, and egg yolks. In sum, Sally shares ideas for how to have a healthy pregnancy gleaned from the traditional food ways of the healthiest peoples around the globe.

Visit Sally's blog at nourishingtraditions.com

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Nov 30, 2020

"Good Vibrations" was the title of a song by a group called the Beach Boys from the 1970s. It was a catchy upbeat tune that instantly lifted your mood. But cultivating good vibrations when life can get overwhelming and depressing necessitates more than just a song. It requires internal & spiritual work to foster a healthy outlook and mindset. Biohacker Luke Storey, the host of the Life Stylist Podcast, is a motivational speaker, and a kundalini yoga and meditation teacher. Today, he offers insights for developing good vibrations based on primal health and ancient spiritual practices that he’s applied in his own life.

Luke shares tools for dealing with negative emotions and crazy thoughts. He talks about what helps him deal with whatever life throws his way and how he cultivates true compassion and radical forgiveness. He also talks about how to handle vibrations/frequencies (such as non-native electromagnetic fields) that jeopardize our health on a number of levels.

Visit Luke's website: lukestorey.com

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Nov 23, 2020

We are often insulated from our environment. In the winter, we warm our homes. In the summer, we cool them. But we may be unintentionally harming our health by not challenging our bodies to deal with the ambient temperature. A panel of experts today explains how we can benefit from cold therapy, offering practical first steps for those who are new to the practice. They also cover the problems with artificial light and the importance of getting more sunlight on our skin. They share how living more in tune with nature, as our ancestors did, can help alleviate a host of health conditions and reinvigorate the body.

The panelists are Dr. Mike T. Nelson, Katie Newman, Thaddeus Owen, Christa Rymal, Heidi Sime, and Nic Zahasky.

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Nov 20, 2020

What would you do if you were in the military and your commanding officer ordered you to get a series of vaccinations? And what if it was a series of shots that you noticed had sickened your colleagues? This was the situation of Major Jim Gallagher in the 1990s. Today, Jim tells the story of what happened to him and his colleagues. We also hear from Joe Ordia of the Virginia Freedom Keepers and Patty Healy of the National Vaccine Information Center.

All three individuals share their perspectives on the encroachment of health freedoms and what we can do to take our health into our own hands.

Find out more about the Virginia Freedom Keepers: virginiafreedomkeepers.org

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Nov 16, 2020

The earliest recipes we have, from Samaria, are all for broth. Yes, bone broth made with bones, tendons, and cartilage! It may sound foreign to us now, but it's time to rediscover this wise tradition. Sally Fallon Morell, president of the Weston A. Price Foundation, today reviews principle #10 of the 11 wise traditions dietary principles: how all traditional peoples included bones in their diet, typically in the form of a gelatin-rich broth.

Sally explains how broths and stews have many benefits for us. Among other things, they are a great source of collagen – good for our mood, and detoxing – and glycine – good for our skin, liver, and heart. She reminds us that broth has dopamine-regulating benefits, and helps improve brain function, & build stronger bones. Finally, she tells of how ancient cultures included bones in their diet and how we would do well to reacquaint ourselves with this health-preserving tradition ourselves.

Visit Sally's website: nourishingtraditions.com

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See our website for more resources and the full transcript: westonaprice.org.

Nov 13, 2020

Sometimes we think we have to do one GINORMOUS thing to make a difference in the world. But even a drop in the bucket can help fill a bucket to the point of overflowing. Dr. Devin Vrana is the owner of Light House Chiropractic & Acupuncture and the host of the "IF THEY KNEW" podcast.

Today, Devin discusses the restrictions that have been placed on people worldwide and the agenda behind them. She asks important questions such as: how and why has the medical freedom movement been summarily labeled and dismissed? What, besides public health concerns, could possibly be behind the mask mandates? And what can the average person do to make a difference given our current circumstance? A self-described momma bear, Devin offers thought-provoking, candid insights on the front lines of medical freedom advocacy.

Visit Devin's website: devinvrana.com

For the transcript of the show and other resources, visit our website: westonaprice.org

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Nov 9, 2020

The aboriginal people of Australia are considered the world’s oldest civilization. There are more than 250 distinct aboriginal groupings, each with its own language, unique customs and traditions. Suzanne Thompson, of the Iningai people, is a self-described rainmaker and ancestral whisperer.

Today, she shares stories of her people, her growth in accepting her own cultural identity, and the importance of preserving indigenous wisdom. Suzanne is the chair of the Australian Native Food and Botanicals. She has a passion to create opportunities for partnerships between indigenous and non-indigenous cultures.

Learn more about Australian Native Food and Botanicals here.

See "The Wisdom of Traditional Cultures" here.

Find out about the WAPF event on November 15th on our website's event page here.

Check out our sponsors Ancestral Supplements and Mountain Rose Herbs.

Nov 6, 2020

Autism rates have skyrocketed over the last few decades. The first autism prevalence study in 1970 showed an autism rate of less than 1 in 10,000 kids. Today in the U.S., the autism rate is 1 in 36 children. Sometimes we hear the stats, but the implications don’t quite register. Dr. Toby Rogers discusses today what these numbers look like in real life. Toby has a profound understanding of the public health problem of autism, from how it impacts parents, to the economy, to the world at large. He has a Ph.D. in political economy from the University of Sydney in Australia. He tells the story of how he took the deep dive into what increases the risk of autism. He discusses the indirect and direct costs of caring for those with autism, and the grassroots communities that are coming together to stop the autism epidemic.

 

Follow him on Twitter: @uTobian

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Nov 2, 2020

Pesticides are absorbed into the tissues of fruits, vegetables, and legumes, so we cannot simply wash them off and declare them safe to eat. GMOs do not create higher crop yields. Switching from conventional to organic food has the potential to reverse eczema, infertility, and other health conditions. Today, Jeffrey Smith of the Institute for Responsible Technology discusses the importance of understanding the “secret ingredients” that are making us sick. He explains how many chronic ailments and degenerative diseases are tied to GMOs, pesticides and herbicides. He discusses the new technique of “gene editing,” reviews the problem of Roundup, and offers suggestions for removing these secret ingredients from our diet altogether.

Visit Jeffrey's website: responsibletechnology.org and secretingredientsmovie.com.

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See our website for more resources and the full transcript: westonaprice.org.

Oct 30, 2020

There’s a lot that feels out of control at this moment in history. But there are a few things we still have agency over. One is the freedom to choose what happens to our bodies. But is this freedom in jeopardy? Del Bigtree, the host and producer of the internet talk show, The Highwire, and the producer of the documentary “Vaxxed,” discusses the dangers and the opportunities that come at this pivotal time. We have the chance to defend our ability to choose what happens to our body, even as threats appear on the horizon to encroach on that freedom. He discusses the plans in the works for an adult vaccine mandate in the United States, the many organizations working together to increase public awareness of vaccine risks, and how we can defend our health freedoms. And he emphasizes the importance of defending bodily autonomy for our sake and the sake of our children.

 

Visit Del's website: thehighwire.com

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Oct 26, 2020

We've spent most of 2020 under the assumption that there is a contagious disease spreading and that we have to do what we can to sanitize our environment and stay away from one another to avoid infection and death. But has the coronavirus actually been proven to be contagious? Has it even been proven to be a virus in the first place? Joining Holistic Hilda on the show, Sally Fallon Morell, president of the Weston A. Price Foundation, challenges these assumptions we've been operating under. This discussion centers around the information in the summer edition of the Wise Traditions journal and her research and work with Dr. Tom Cowan, the co-author of The Contagion Myth.

To be clear, Sally is not suggesting that there is no sickness. However, she asks us to look at the illness differently. She explains why what’s been labeled a virus may actually be a natural process in the body and she goes into why toxins in our environment may be the driving force behind this health crisis. She also offers insights about what is behind the mainstream narrative that points to a contagious pandemic. She challenges us to think critically and consider what is happening through a different lens, which in turn may lead us to new conclusions to promote health and wellbeing.

For more resources visit our website: westonaprice.org

Become a member of the Weston A. Price Foundation here.

Read Sally's blog at NourishingTraditions.com.

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Oct 23, 2020

It’s challenging to discern fact from fiction these days---in terms of the virus, vaccines, and just about everything else. What’s really happening? Lori Gregory and Dr. Andy Wakefield discuss on this podcast how much our times resemble those of the fictitious novel “1984.” Their recent movie “1986: The Act” also touches on the topic of cover-ups, misinformation, and the problems related to the vaccine injury court established in 1986. 

They talk about the importance of understanding the risks involved in vaccines and of trusting maternal intuition. They discuss how to distinguish fact from fiction in our surreal times. And they offer ideas for defending our health freedom at this critical juncture in history.

 

Visit their website: 1986theact.com

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