The 7 Wonders of Zinc:
My Favorite Trace Mineral

Many of us are more familiar with macrominerals (the major ones) than we are with trace minerals, so I thought just a brief review of the major mineral group and their effects would be a good place to start before I get to the nitty-gritty of trace minerals and why I’ve fallen in love with […]

Dr. Dority on the 33 Royal Principles of Health:
Seed to Harvest

In this new series from Selene River Press, Dr. Michael Dority presents “The 33 Royal Principles of Health” to illustrate how the forces of universal intelligence guide and determine our existence. Based on the principles gathered in the 1927 classic, Chiropractic Textbook, by R.W. Stephenson, DC, PhC. Principle #4: Life is a triunity having three necessary […]

Dr. Dority on the 33 Royal Principles of Health:
The Greatest Show on Earth Is Your Birth

In this new series from Selene River Press, Dr. Michael Dority presents “The 33 Royal Principles of Health” to illustrate how the forces of universal intelligence guide and determine our existence. Based on the principles gathered in the 1927 classic, Chiropractic Textbook, by R.W. Stephenson, DC, PhC. Principle #3: Life is necessarily the Union of Intelligence […]

5 Ways Eating Organic Can Improve Mental Wellness

We’ve all had those days when we feel down and don’t know why. More often than you might think, it’s due to your diet. Eating well, especially with organic food, can help improve your mental wellness and overall well-being. Read on to learn how and why eating organic can improve your state of mind. #1. […]

The Importance of Fermentation

What is fermentation, and why is it so important? Fermentation is, first and foremost, a traditional way of preserving food that has been around for millennia. The earliest evidence of fermentation dates to about 6,000 BC in the Fertile Crescent region of the Middle East. It is possibly the oldest method of preserving food prior […]

Things We Do to Our Pets That They Don’t Like

Because our pets are such an important part of the family, sometimes we tend to forget they’re not human. While we may think they enjoy some of the things we do with them—and to them—the truth of the matter is that they don’t appreciate many of the situations we put them in. For example, have […]

Dr. Dority on the 33 Royal Principles of Health:
Seeds of Greatness

In this new series from Selene River Press, Dr. Michael Dority presents “The 33 Royal Principles of Health” to illustrate how the forces of universal intelligence guide and determine our existence. Based on the principles gathered in the 1927 classic, Chiropractic Textbook, by R.W. Stephenson, DC, PhC.

How Are You Getting Your Enzymes?
A Major Key to a Healthy Diet

Let’s assume that you’re an ordinary person living an ordinary life, eating what you believe is a healthy diet. Nevertheless, you still pop those antacids to relieve sometimes mild to severe digestive discomfort. And if you ever complain to your medical doctor about this issue, in most cases they simply hand you another prescription for […]

Dr. Dority on the 33 Royal Principles of Health:
Fearfully and Wonderfully Made

In this new series from Selene River Press, Dr. Michael Dority presents “The 33 Royal Principles of Health” to illustrate how the forces of universal intelligence guide and determine our existence. Based on the principles gathered in the 1927 classic, Chiropractic Textbook, by R.W. Stephenson, DC, PhC.

Understanding Cholesterol Isn’t Rocket Science

Cholesterol, a waxy fat-like substance, is essential for making every cell membrane and structure throughout the human body, and is also crucial for protecting the nerve sheath. It plays a vital role in the production of hormones; it is the first step in making vitamin D in our skin; and it is essential for the […]

The Best Colcannon Recipe

I married an Irishman whose mother was from County Kerry and whose father was from Thurles, Tipperary. (Now that’s a county you’ve heard of.) I was married to my husband Bill for nearly 56 years—almost as many times as I made corned beef and cabbage for our St. Patrick’s Day tradition. Each year, I would […]

Age-Related Muscle Loss:
Seniors, Listen Up—There Is Help!

Age-related muscle loss is a very subtle condition. It slowly creeps up like a thief in the night, and suddenly it’s harder to walk up those three steps to the back door. Unlike last year, you tire more quickly when you go for a walk or out shopping. No, you rarely feel any pain, but […]

5 Tips to Defeating Depression with Better Sleep

No matter how tough we think we are, most of us will likely experience an event that triggers some form of depression during our lifetime. Fortunately, studies on the link between sleep and depression have shown that good sleep habits can greatly improve mood and brain chemistry, and I’m happy to say that you can […]

Stress-Lowering Adaptogens:
Have You Reached Your Wits’ End?

Though your reasons may be different from mine, I’ll bet that many of you, for whatever reason, have simply reached your wits’ end! This is a deeper kind of stress that comes from losing both the patience and the mental capacity to let go of an ongoing problem. And I, for one, have been there, […]