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Ep. 31 Intuitive Eating: Whole Foods, Traditional Diets, and Food Guides w/ Malcolm Saunders of The Light Cellar | ReWildMyBio

My wild and wonderful guests today Malcolm Saunders. Malcolm is the founder and creative visionary of the Light Cellar, a specialty superfood shop, elixir bar, and teaching kitchen based in Calgary Alberta Canada. He is the author of the book Elixir Life: Where Modern Nutrition Meets Ancient Herbal Wisdom – a practical guide to help you craft your own nourishing beverages. In this episode we Malcolm shares his insight on intuitive eating which is a skill he picked up as a Jazz musician. Through his travels and experimentation with varying degrees of plant-based diets, he found healing in the traditional diet of his ancestors and the four food groups that very across culture, Plants, Animals, Bacteria, Fungus; Malcolm discusses how our bodies know when, and how much to eat if we listen to it and that our ancestors’ traditional diet tells us what to eat. He breaks down his food lens which is the SCOPE principle, an acronym that stands for Science, Culture, Opinion, and Personal Experience. This was a great episode for someone that is feeling frustrated with current health policies that fall short of empowering individuals to take control of their health. Please stop by the to pick up your free copy of Malcolm’s book: Elixir Life: Learn How To Craft Your Own Nourishing Herbal Beverages. Just use the code ‘rewild’ at checkout. Please see below to get in contact with Malcolm.

Topics Discussed:
Malcolm’s life journey into health food entrepreneurship and teaching; Jazz music and intuition in Malcolm’s life; Following your gut; The Scientific method and subjective knowing; Malcolm covers his way of looking at Food and Nutrition SCOPE – Science, Culture, Opinion, and Personal Experience; eating whole foods; The Standard American Diet and Disease; Four food groups of cultural diets – Plants, Animals, Bacteria, Fungi; What are elixirs?; Fermentation; Foraging mushrooms; The Great Reset; Malcolm’s wildest dream for the Earth.

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