Episodes
Do you have to be a good planner to start a garden? How can you avoid pests if you don't use pesticides? Are “companion” plants a thing? What plants are best near others?   These are some of the questions addressed by Jill Ragan of Whispering Willow Farm in this week's podcast episode. Jill is the author of “The Tiny but Mighty Farm,” and she has lots of ideas for how to get started gardening. She made plenty of mistakes that she openly shares so that we can learn from her and avoid...
Published 06/17/24
Published 06/17/24
A hospital may very well be the last place to go if you want to stay well (and alive)! Did you know that medical malpractice is the third leading cause of death in the United States? The best thing to do is to steer clear of the hospital, whenever possible.   Dr. Andrew Kaufman is a self-proclaimed "recovering physician" and skeptic of allopathic medicine. Today, he explains how to equip your household to avoid hospital visits and extended stays. He offers tips for building your home first...
Published 06/10/24
LED lightbulbs. Flickering fluorescent bulbs. Laptops, iPads, smartphones. What is artificial light doing to our health? And can we mimic ancestral, healing light (like the light of fire or the sun) in our homes to mitigate the damage and/or boost our mood and wellbeing?   Brian Hoyer of Shielded Healing is an expert on EMFs and the effect of light on our health. Today he gets specific about the damage our modern light can do to our health: from causing eye issues, to weight gain, to...
Published 06/03/24
More and more people are discovering and enjoying raw milk. But it's still not legal in some states. And regulatory hoops hinder the small rancher and farmer when it comes to processing animals and selling their products to the consumer.   How can we remove impediments so that consumers can buy the food they want from the provider they choose? And make it easier for providers to sell their products to said consumers without interference? In short, how do we defend our food freedom in the...
Published 05/29/24
Are you playing health whack-a-mole? Heavy metals and mineral deficiency may be playing a key role in your health issues. Dr. Leland Stillman today invites us to take a look at what we have too much of in our bodies (like aluminum, lead, and copper) and what we're missing (like zinc). He also challenges us to understand how deep-seated the "root cause" of illness can be. And why it's not a great idea to randomly pop supplements at high doses for a long period of time.   Visit Leland's...
Published 05/27/24
Normal boy behavior is too often pathologized and drugged and medicated. When our children "act out" or "act up," it doesn't mean that they have poor behavior, a learning disability or a mental illness. It actually indicates that they are in distress and it's up to us as adults to investigate the cause of the behavior and to attempt to meet their needs.   Laurie A. Couture is a licensed mental health counselor and the author of "Instead of Medicating and Punishing" and "Nurturing and...
Published 05/20/24
When you look up, you may see streaks or stripes in the sky that don't seem to dissipate, like contrails of the past. If you're concerned about what's happening in our sky and how it's impacting humanity, you're not alone. Matt Landman created the documentary "Frankenskies" to draw attention to weather modification, aerosol injections, and geoengineering programs that are affecting the health of the land, sky, and the people on this planet.   On today's podcast, Matt goes over what first...
Published 05/13/24
How can we be sure viruses don’t exist? What about the “patient 0” who transmits diseases at the start of nearly every pandemic? And do germs and microorganisms exist? What’s making us sick, if not these things? Dr. Samantha and  Dr. Mark Bailey are the authors of “The Final Pandemic” and today they answer frequently asked questions about viruses. They explain how the medical community has been unable to prove that viruses make us sick or that they even exist in the first place. They also...
Published 05/06/24
Animals, climate change, the Wuhan lab, and germs and viruses. All of these are convenient scapegoats when looking to blame something/anything for sickness and disease. But what if they're not to blame? Is it possible that the mainstream narratives are leading us in the wrong direction? Drs. Samantha and Mark Bailey are physicians and the authors of "The Final Pandemic". In their book and in today's interview, they point to flaws in our understanding of viruses and disease. Sam and Mark once...
Published 04/29/24
Do you struggle with bloating, diarrhea, anxiety, acne, and even depression? These can be symptoms of gut issues, along with more well-known conditions like GERDs, Crohn's, Irritable Bowel Syndrome.   Dr. Loredana Shapson of LifeMod Solutions goes over the obvious and not-so-obvious symptoms that can let us know that something is amiss with our guts. She dives into causes--that can range from pesticides in our food supply to chlorine in our water--and offers simple tips for long-term and...
Published 04/22/24
Our air is contaminated. We’re so disconnected from the earth. We often get more artificial light than natural light in our daily routines. And this situation is threatening our health. What can we do to turn things around? Thaddeus Owen, of the Primalhacker brand and the Corporate Escape Artist podcast, has some brilliant ideas for how to go about it. He has concrete ideas for upregulating our detoxification pathways, for example, to manage our polluted air. He offers suggestions for...
Published 04/15/24
Sophia Nguyen Eng was in the tech world when she decided to make a dramatic shift. She left her high-paying corporate job, exchanged it for a homestead with chickens and sheep, and began cooking real food for her family. The next thing she knew, she was working on "The Nourishing Asian Kitchen" cookbook in an attempt to preserve the rich culinary traditions of Vietnam, China, Japan, Korea, and other Asian countries. Today, she tells us what drove her shift. She talks about her family's...
Published 04/08/24
Industrial farming is on the rise and small farmers are being put out of business. But this isn't a coincidence or an unfortunate accidental side effect of progress. Dutch investigative journalist Elze van Hamelen suggests that there is a deliberate campaign to control the land and our food supply, that is not only damaging our health but ripping apart communities, traditions, and families. Among other topics on today's episode, Elze digs into the Rockefeller Foundation's initiative to...
Published 04/01/24
Is there biotech food on your plate? Foods derived from cell-cultures or made in a lab? How would you know if there was? Elze van Hamelen is a researcher and journalist, and today she covers the topic of "pharma food". This is, in essence, her term for the takeover of our food supply, as we know it, by the tech industry, that results in pseudo foods like lab-grown meat, precision fermentation, and "milk without a cow". Elze unveils today what pharma food looks like, who's backing it...
Published 03/25/24
Maintaining and building skeletal muscle mass is great for strength today...and tomorrow. Dr. Gabrielle Lyon, the author of "Forever Strong" explores today how to go about building muscle mass and why. She goes over its preventative effect against "diseases of aging", like cancer, diabetes, and obesity. She specifies which exercises are actually the most effective for muscular health and what dietary choices are critical as we age. She even gets into if there's such a thing as acquiring TOO...
Published 03/18/24
You may have heard of Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs) or "factory farms", but what is REALLY happening on these conventional farms? What is the mindset of the animals? How are they treated? And does this affect the quality of the meat in any way? Guest Will Winter is a veterinarian and the co-founder of the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association. He is a herd consultant with "feet on the ground" on conventional and regenerative farms. Today, he reveals the...
Published 03/11/24
To set your body up for healing, it needs to feel it is safe. Safety signaling frees up "bandwidth" for your nervous system to repair and reset. Dr. Olivia Lesslar is a medical doctor who specializes in neuro optimization. Today, she explains how to make space for your body to heal with safety signaling. She offers concrete tips that she has successfully used with her own patients to get them into the parasympathetic healing state, like scanning the horizon and eating meals at the same time...
Published 03/04/24
You have the right to protect your health and your home. Whether it is unsafe trespassing technology or other unwanted interventions, Josh Del Sol Beaulieu and Cal Washington today discuss how to reclaim your authority against technologies like EMFs, 5G, smart meters and vaccinations. Josh is the man behind the documentary "Take Back Your Power" and Cal is the co-founder of the InPower Movement. Together, Josh and Cal cover how to protect your privacy, financial future, health and freedom...
Published 02/26/24
Is there anything "sacred" about hunting? What can it teach us, technically, emotionally, or spiritually? Kyle Kingsbury, former MMA professional and Human Optimization Director at Onnit, talks about the lessons he's learned from hunting that have influenced his perspective on his relationship to nature, his own masculinity, and ancestral wisdom.   Check out Kyle's website: kingsbu.com Go to realmilk.com for info on raw milk See our sponsors: Optimal Carnivore and Vintage Tradition
Published 02/19/24
Are you addicted to sugar? Do you feel your blood sugar dip when you haven't eaten? Do you get hangry? If you're struggling with any of the above, or with insulin resistance or weight gain, this episode is for you. All of these are signs that you may need to curtail your refined sugar intake and help your body stabilize by avoiding refined sugar. Dr. Weston A. Price called sugar a "displacing food of modern commerce." Too often it takes the place of more nourishing fare. It's also highly...
Published 02/12/24
If you are considering getting the HPV (human papillomavirus) vaccine, or having your teenager or young adult get it, you need to first understand why the vaccine was created in the first place, the risks involved with getting the vaccine (compared to the risk of contracting HPV) and how cervical cancer can be prevented through nutrition and lifestyle changes. These are exactly the things that Dr. Nathan Riley reviews on today’s podcast. He offers insights for all of us on the financial...
Published 02/05/24
India is NOT a vegetarian nation. Only about 20% of the population does not eat meat. However, there is a growing anti-meat movement in India that is negatively impacting many in that country. Today, Dr. Sylvia Karpagam goes over the societal, governmental, and corporate forces that are a part of the propaganda wave. The efforts include banning eggs and meat from school lunches.   Dr. Sylvia is a public health doctor and human rights advocate who explains how the traditional caste system in...
Published 01/29/24
Ginny Yurich, author of "1000 Hours Outside" and "Until the Streetlights Come On" challenges parents to help their children choose "green time" over "screen time."  And considering how much time all of us spend on screens, this is a challenge indeed. Today, Ginny offers suggestions for how to make the great outdoors more enticing for our children. She talks about the changes that unstructured play, outside, has made for her children and her own life.   She covers the benefits of outdoor...
Published 01/22/24
Do you ever wish there were a study comparing outcomes of vaccinated and unvaccinated infants, children, and adults? There have been hundreds of these studies. The results are peer-reviewed and published and have been compiled by our guest today, Dr. Brian Hooker. Brian lets the science speak in the course of this podcast interview and as the co-author of the New York Times best-selling book "Vax-Unvax: Let the Science Speak." He shares the conclusions of numerous studies that show the...
Published 01/15/24