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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…


Podcast: HealthCorps: Educating The Student Body. An interview with Michelle Bouchard

Harnessing the vitality and energy of teenagers to build health and wellness HealthCorps, a non-profit organization started by Dr. Oz and his wife Lisa Oz, educates high school students around the country to build mental resilience, healthy nutrition, and increased physical fitness. Michelle Bouchard, president of HealthCorps joins us on Health Currents Radio to introduce listeners to this dynamic…


Podcast: Life Beyond Sugar: Part 2 on Letting Those Sugar Blues Go

In Ellen Goldsmith’s continuing conversation with Dr. Lori Horan Soule about sugar, the way it works on us and how we can let go, we explore practical ways to break the sugar habit. You can make the changes you want and feel healthier, day-by-day.


Podcast: Got Those Sugar Blues?

Do you have those sugar blues? Sugar, sugar.  Can you let it go? Dr. Lori Horan Soule joins us on Health Currents Radio to talk about sugar; what it does to us, how we crave it, and cannot let it go. Dr. Horan Soule helps us understand how it works and what we can do to…