Nutrition Basics with Nutritional Health Coach Joni Soule – E55
Nutritionist Joni Soule healed herself using nutritional knowledge, and has been coaching and teaching for 5 years. Joni starts the discussion off with why we need fat, and what really makes us fat. She talks about the dangers of insulin resistance and what we can do reverse the condition, which can lead to diabetes and heart disease. Joni teaches us how eating effects our moods, sleep patterns, and energy. We learn how we can proportion our meals to bring our bodies into a healthy balance that improves the over all quality of our lives.
Lono Ho’ala, Hawaiian Kahuna, Biochemist, Author – E54Lono Ho’ala is an accomplished biochemist, researcher, author, counselor, and teacher who has spent his life mastering how ancient cultures approached the art of wisdom. He practices HUNAWISDOM which allows any person to master their connection to the magic and mystery that is our universe, and to hold the key to living an empowered and sovereign life from a place of unshakable wisdom.Eric Herm, Son of a Farmer, Child of the Earth – E53
Eric Herm grew up on a cotton farm near Ackerly, Texas. He left the farm to pursue other interests, traveling to various places across the world before returning to his roots. Upon arriving back on his family farm, he noticed many changes in not only the landscape but the methods of commercial agriculture that were causing more long-term problems. He began searching for answers to these problems, slowly discovering healthier organic methods which provided the inspiration for his book, Son of a Farmer, Child of the Earth.Aquaponics with Sylvia Bernstein – E52Felicia Alongi and Akamai Backyard – E51
Felicia Alongi is a visionary and was a novice gardener. However, after her quick success with applying permaculture methods, blended with the wisdom of the Hawaiian way, she turned her backyard into a thriving, sustainable edible garden. She shares her knowledge on how to create your own backyard garden using these methods.Jean-Michel Cousteau and Cleaning Up our Water Planet – E50
Jean-Michel Cousteau joined us for our 50th Show to share his wisdom and passion for the earth. Do we need to be concerned about the state of the Gulf and about radiation in our Pacific Ocean? Cousteau answers these questions and more. More importantly, Cousteau focuses on solutions for everyone in cleaning up our oceans. What can you and I do to quit using our ocean as a dumping ground? The answers may not be as complicated as you think. Listen to Cousteau’s passionate message on cleaning up our water planet. Can you or I make a difference–absolutely!The World Of Supplements – E49
We’ve been talking about nutrient density and bio availability in the soil, but with far from ideal nutrient levels in our food, more than half of Americans take dietary supplements. Much like foods, the nutrients in supplements may or may not be nourishing depending on how or out of what they are manufactured. We talk to John Willard about Willard Water, a supplement that increases the absorption of nutrients from foods and supplements. Later we talk to wellness coach, Jim Wilkin, who answers our question “do the vitamins and minerals in most multivitamins come from food?” Um, no. With so many supplements and multivitamins in health food stores now claiming to be whole food derived, can we expect that they are organic and sourced from non gmo ingredients? Listen and decide.Super-Weeds Clog the Cogs of the GMO Food Factory
For the past 40 years, conventional farmers have been using chemical herbicides to kill weeds in their fields. It was touted as being easier on the farmer and the environment than the more traditional methods of tilling. Today, scientists are facing the grim reality that this chemical shortcut has now created a problem much larger than ever foreseen.Growing Your Own Food with Evan Folds – Part 4 – E48
In this series on growing your own food in harmony with nature, Evan Folds has been teaching us the immense importance of microbiological activity in our soils. In this segment, Evan walks us through the making and application of compost teas. These teas boost the viability of compost and can automatically take care of many pest or nutrient imbalance issues you are having in your garden. It’s very easy too! If you aren’t using compost tea, you are missing out on something great for your garden.Engineering a World Food Crisis
There is an impending food shortage crisis, and the ambassadors for biotechnology are eager to provide a solution. The claim is that genetically engineered crops produce higher yields. There is controversy over the genetic manipulation of crops on a multitude of points, but most agree that an answer to the need of a growing population must be found. The conditions of starvation and malnutrition that exist in parts of the world are pointed to as the future for all unless it is addressed. So let’s look at the reasons behind these food shortages more closely.