Summary: 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.
Wash your hands. Do social distancing. Are these the only two things we can do to protect our health during this pandemic? Joel Salatin, co-owner of Polyface Farms, author, and speaker, offers ideas about how to strengthen our immune system and our spirit during this time of crisis. He suggests that we cannot rely on health officials or the government to make us well. We must take our health into our own hands.
Looking for ways to support the immune system? Let's turn to vitamin A. It truly is an A-mazing vitamin that is often overlooked. Registered dietician and nutritionist Pam Schoenfeld discusses today what this vitamin can do for us, in what foods it is most bio-available (including liver) and what she has seen it do for her clients.
Sally Fallon Morell offers practical ideas for building immunity through nutrient-dense foods, such as: taking 1 Tablespoon of coconut oil per day, eating liver once per week, drinking bone broth regularly, and including saturated fat to safeguard respiratory health.
Dr. Bill Schindler explains the importance of putting a "face back on the plate." We are so disconnected from our food. Most of us think soup only comes in cans and meat comes on a styrofoam tray wrapped in plastic. It’s time to eat like humans again. Today, Bill Schindler, anthropologist, hunter, and forager, explains how to break out of the supermarket mentality. He discusses why we are so (uncomfortable with organ meats & processing animals and what we can do to turn things around.
Ballymaloe Cookery School is the multi-award-winning cooking school situated in lovely East Cork, Ireland. It is known the world over for its unique approach, helping students reconnect with their food from start to finish--from planting seeds to cooking in the kitchen. Darina Allen, co-founder of the school, shares her passion for cooking on today's episode. She shares secrets she has learned over the years about the importance of preparing nourishing meals & how to rediscover the lost art of cooking.
Cyndi O'Meara, nutritionist and author, peels back food labels, revealing ingredients that are making us sick. She defines terms and explains how we're in a new age of biotechnology that allows chemists to genetically modify micro-organisms (not just crops) and insert them into our food. Cyndi discusses questionable ingredients in synthetic meats & foods labeled "natural. She also offers suggestions for how to avoid becoming lab rats in this grand societal experiment.
Sally Fallon Morell explores why highly processed and denatured foods negatively impact our health & gives us recommendations for what to eat instead. Cereal, vegetable oils, foods w/ additional additives, flavorings & colorings--all include ingredients that make it difficult for our bodies to function well. In contrast, foods that our ancestors ate--meat, fat, vegetables, ferments, etc.--nourished by making nutrients more bio-available. This episode focuses on the science behind what nourishes best.
Dr. Tom Cowan discusses the pros and cons of a variety of alternative cancer therapies.
Dr. Tom Cowan explains how we've misunderstood what causes cancer. And how this has led to our failed approach to treating it.
Sally Fallon Morell explains how we can live and eat more ancestrally, whatever diet we're on!
Author Katie Singer explains why we can't put our devices down & how to break their pull on us.
Marisa Moon goes over the benefits of intermittent fasting and offers practical tips for integrating it into your life.
Dr. Ron Ehrlich gives practical advice for how to mitigate stress in our lives & build resilience.
Excerpts from our most popular episodes of 2019, featuring Ben Greenfield, Dr. Elizabeth Plourde, and Hilda Labrada Gore. Topics include ancestral health practices, biohacks, and the problem with sunscreen.
Sally Fallon Morell emphasizes the importance of buying local--now more than ever.