Author Archives: Janette Coleman

How to Cure Picky Eaters, Part Two

This is the second and final part of my series on helping children eat nutritious food. For the first part in the series, please see “How to Cure Picky Eaters, Part One.” Getting persnickety eaters to enjoy a variety of nutritious foods can feel like a futile mission.  When you consider how many unhealthy influences […]

How to Cure Picky Eaters, Part One

Few things are more discouraging than planning a nutritious meal, gathering healthy ingredients, and cooking the wholesome dish for your family—only to be met with a chorus of complaints: “This looks gross!” “What’s that green stuff?” “I hate tomatoes!” And the ultimate, “I’m not eating that.” Your heart sinks. Your temperature rises a little (or […]

Could That Morning Pastry Be Causing Your Mood Swings? The Acid/Alkaline Balance and Mental Health

Alkalizing diets have become a fairly common topic these days, especially in reference to disease. I can’t research cancer remedies without running into articles about how to balance your body’s pH levels with the right foods. In fact, until I came upon Dr. Royal Lee’s “Guideposts to Mental Health” in the SRP Historical Archives, I […]

5 Rules for De-Stressing Your Holidays

We’re in the heart of the holiday season, but for some of us, the most wonderful time of year is turning into the most stressful time of year. Just a few months ago, we waited anxiously for fall to usher in the long-awaited holidays. Yet as they draw near, it seems we’re bombarded with the […]

Forget Diamonds—Maca Is a Girl’s Best Friend!

 From the high mountains of Peru, the Maca plant has made its debut here in the United States as one of the top superfoods, especially for women. Maca root aids in all sorts of female hormonal functions, from menstruation to menopause. Can I get a hallelujah? Peruvians have been utilizing the Maca root since the […]

A Harvest Soup to Please Your Palate and Boost Your Health

We’re in the heart of autumn, in all its splendor: the crisp air, the crunching leaves, the vibrant gold and amber colors. And of course—the best part—cozy comfort food! And what’s more comforting than a steaming bowl of soup that warms you all the way through? I’ve been in soup heaven these last couple of […]

Have Your Cake and Eat It Too: The Healthiest Alternatives to Refined Sugar

One of the hottest health topics today is the demonization of refined sugar—and for good reason. It’s fatally destructive to your body, and it’s even more addictive than cocaine. (In this article I want to focus on healthy alternatives to refined sugar, but if you want to learn how this modern curse has disabled and […]