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Stress Man

Podcast: Is Stress Ruining Your Health?

This episode is a new adaptation of our 2nd episode which aired in January. Stress, there is no way around it in life. We indeed can thrive on a little bit of stress every now and then. But, are you aware of the physical toll it takes on your body and health? Today we speak…

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Podcast: Diabetes? No, Thanks.

Ken Gordon, chef, restaurateur, co-owner of Kenny and Zuke’s (a popular Jewish Delicatessen), columnist of the well read column, Diary of a Formerly Diabetic Chef , and cooking teacher talks with Ellen Goldsmith on Health Currents Radio about his journey from being diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes and metabolic syndrome, back to health. How did he do it after years of cooking…


Podcast: GMOs in our Food?

Are there GMO’s in our Food? Do you want to know? Do you know if you are eating Genetically Modified foods? Do you want to know? How could you know? What can you do? Listen in to part-two of the interview on Health Currents Radio, with David Gould on GMOs in our food system and how it…

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GMO’s: What are They and Are They Safe?

What are GMO’s (Genetically Modified Organisms)? What is the science behind GMO’s? Are they safe? How do they effect bio-diversity and agriculture? How common are GMO’s? These are some of the questions the public has when it comes to GMO’s in our food supply. Listen in as Ellen Goldsmith, L.Ac. begins a two-part conversation with…


Podcast: Shan Ren Dao: “The Path of the Good Person” – an Interview with Dr. Laurie Regan on an Emotional Healing Retreat

Dr. Laurie Regan, dean of the College of Classical Chinese Medicine Department at the National University of Natural Medicine and co-host of True Nature Radio joins Ellen Goldsmith, L.Ac. to share the wisdom and healing of the Shan Ren Dao Retreat based on the teachings and work of Wang Fengyi. Wang Feng Yi was the peasant saint who took the ancient teachings…


Podcast: Turning on Teens to Health and Wellness: An interview with HealthCorps’ Coordinators

The heart of HealthCorps programs are its enthusiastic, energetic, and committed coordinators who work with teens in 66 school programs across the United States. Today Ellen Goldsmith, L.Ac. interviews HealthCorps coordinators from local Portland, Oregon high schools.Amy Barras, coordinator at Benson High School and Kellie Cooke, at Cleveland High School join together to share their stories of empowering teens with tools and skills…