Author Archives: Samantha Prust

Cooking for Well-Being Teacher Training with Traditional Food Chef Monica Corrado

Learn to Cook

Fermented, sprouted, soaked, cultured—these “new” food trends are old traditions, and they’re making a big comeback. If you want to get on the path to better health with these traditional techniques, here’s your chance to learn from an expert. From March 19–22, food guru Monica Corrado is offering her Level I: Learn to Cook class, […]

Herbal Insights on Neuroendocrine Health, Featuring Lee Carroll, BSc


Herbs are popular for cooking, but they have so much more to offer us. For centuries they’ve also been used for infections, tissue repair, wound care, and so much more. To learn more, check out one of these March seminars coming up in Salt Lake City or Colorado. Lee Carroll, BSc, one of the foremost […]

Muscle Response Analysis: Digestive & Minerals, Featuring Lowell Keppel, DC

Muscles in the Back

As the demand for a holistic approach to health care grows, practitioners need to seek out the right tools to treat patients who want such options. Begin the process of improving your patient evaluations with Muscle Response Analysis, a method you can use as a benchmark. With this visual tool, your patients will be able […]

Veterinary Clinical Nutrition: Lunch and Learn Round Tables Featuring Tom Cameron, DVM

Pet Nutrition

Pet owners love their furry family members, and they’re increasingly demanding the same natural approaches to nutrition for their pets that they value for themselves. Veterinary practitioners, here’s a unique opportunity to get the information you need to deliver quality holistic care to your clients’ four-legged friends. Join Tom Cameron, DVM, at one of the […]

Please Pass the Cholesterol


“This year more than 920,000 Americans will have a heart attack; nearly half of them will occur without prior symptoms or warning signs.”
—The Heart Foundation And what is the cause of these heart attacks? Most Americans are convinced it’s all cholesterol’s fault. But I found out why that’s a dangerous myth after reading the updated version […]

Food Talk with Monica Corrado

Want to learn more about healthy foods? Expert food guru Monica Corrado will be giving Food Talk presentations Monday evenings from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Thrive! Wellness Center in Fort Collins. Monica is a traditional food chef, holistic Certified Nutritional Consultant, member of the Honorary Board of the Weston A. Price Foundation, professional member […]

What’s Your Beef


Eating grass-fed beef may be one way to help the environment. What?! But to save the planet, you must stop eating meat, right? The answer isn’t so simple. Read this Wall Street Journal essay and this Time magazine article to find out how sustainable methods of raising cattle and other animals for food can help […]

Synthetically Modified Food—Another Reason to Worry?

GMO corn

A lot of people are freaking out about GMOs—and for good reason. The public has been lied to many times regarding food safety, so it’s no surprise we’re paranoid. How can we overlook mistakes like this old ad: “DDT is good for me-e-e!” While the GMO debate rages, now there’s a new kid on the […]

Little Addicts


Dad and I were standing next to the cake and candy table at my cousin Leah’s wedding, watching the couple’s first dance. Two little boys about 5 and 8 came up and frantically scanned the glass candy bowls. But all of the candy was gone. The 5-year-old spun around and stared up at us. “Where […]

Muscle Response Analysis: Organs & Immune System, Featuring Lowell Keppel, DC

I’m not a pill person. I demand more from my doctor than “take this pill.” I want to get to the root of the problem, not cover up symptoms. As the demand for a holistic approach to health care grows, practitioners need the right tools to treat patients who want these options. Add one of […]

Two Practitioners and Two Methods at One Great Seminar

Nutrition is on everyone’s mind these days. I have a pretty good idea of what’s healthy and what isn’t, but is it that simple? We need professional and customized guidance when it comes to the complex web of nutritional health. Holistic practitioners are perfectly poised to tap into these concerns that we all face on […]

Muscle Response Analysis: Advanced Review, featuring Lowell Keppel, D.C.

Benchmarks…people say it all the time, but what does it mean? A benchmark is a point of reference from which measurements may be made. It’s something you use to track your progress. So how does Muscle Response Analysis work as a benchmark, you might ask? Well, if you want to learn more, Dr. Lowell Keppel […]

Learn to Cook for Well-Being! with Traditional Food Chef Monica Corrado

Here are two traditional cooking classes you don’t want to miss! Monica Corrado presents The Art and Science of Lacto-Fermentation and Gluten-Free Baking with Nut and Seed Flours as part of her Cooking for Well-BeingTM series. The classes will be held at the Whole Foods Market Cooking School, 2201 S. College Avenue, in Fort Collins, […]

The Six Core Principles of Trophotherapy, Featuring Dr. Michael Gaeta

If you’re a healthcare practitioner and you don’t know what trophotherapy is, here’s your opportunity to find out! The short answer? Trophotherapy is the science of healing by applied nutrition. But as a practitioner, you need to know more. With this seminar quickly approaching, there’s no better time to get the critical information you need […]

Toxic Toothpaste

I just read the list of ingredients in my toothpaste. Is this stuff safe?! I wonder, since some ingredients deemed safe are later declared toxic. For example, triclosan was an ingredient approved for use in toothpaste until recent findings forced the EPA and FDA to take another look. Some companies have responded to consumer concerns. […]

Raw Milk Battle Royale

The battle for raw milk is on! Bills to legalize or expand raw milk sales are pending in thirteen state legislatures. Is your state on the list? Find out at the Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund website. You can also find out where the issue of raw milk stands in your state by visiting the Real […]

Support The Food School

Selene River Press proudly supports The Food School at Common Ground Urban Farm, a nonprofit advocate of real food, local food systems, food justice, and agricultural education for kids. Here’s your chance to support a worthy cause! Come enjoy live music from Fort Collins’ own Grateful Dead tribute band Switchman Sleepin’ while you  help raise […]

Children’s Taste Buds Are Our Future

I have hope for the future of food because I have hope for a new generation of taste buds. Yep, taste buds. They’re going to move the food industry away from the synthetic and processed nastiness that started taking over our grocery shelves way back in the 1950s—when Dr. Royal Lee fired several warning shots […]

Dr. Royal Lee’s Classic Nutrition Course, From Soil to Supplement, now available as an eBook

Now you can put the wisdom of Dr. Royal Lee in your pocket and take it with you wherever you go. From Soil to Supplement: A Course in Food, Diet, and Nutrition, Taught by Dr. Royal Lee is available as an eBook in EPUB and Kindle formats as well as in print. This book was designed and edited by Mark R. Anderson […]