Patient’s Guide to the Use of Natural Medicine

The term “natural medicine” refers to any nutritional supplement or herbal formula used for a therapeutic purpose. Natural medicines differ from pharmaceutical drugs in that they are naturally occurring, are not synthetic chemicals, and when used properly are relatively free of adverse reactions. However, these formulas are still medicines. When used inappropriately, they can cause […]

Cajun Fish Tacos with Season’s-End Salsas

Here in Colorado, late August seems to be the time when my tomato and tomatillo plants start really pumping out fruit. One of my favorite ways to enjoy them is with freshly-cut, homemade salsas. The true tomato flavor of sun-ripened, just-plucked fruit is no comparison to the pale, mealy specimens often found in the grocery […]

Damming Up Your Gut Leaks

One of the most talked about health issues today is intestinal hyperpermeability, otherwise known as leaky gut syndrome. Unfortunately, this is a topic close to my heart—or in this case, my gut. Not a fun thing to deal with, but with correct nutritional counseling and understanding the nature of a leaky gut, I’ve made great […]

Happy Hunting at the Selene River Press Historical Archives

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Feed your brain with the SRP Historical Archives, a FREE database of articles from the earliest days of nutrition research. If you haven’t discovered the Selene River Press Historical Archives, you’re in for an eye-opening education. Here you’ll find a remarkable collection of research and commentary from the earliest days of nutrition science. There are […]

Vitamin Supplements: How Much Vs. What Kind

Today’s world of vitamin supplements is full of confusion and contradiction! For an example of what I mean, read this article I shared on Facebook. The article, about calcium and heart issues, made me realize once again that the emphasis of almost all vitamin research is placed on how much of any particular vitamin you […]

The Cookbook of Unknown Ladies

Unknown Ladies Cookbook

Even if you have no interest in making calf’s head hash, roasted hare, or cow heel, you’ll still want to visit this blog: The Cookbook of Unknown Ladies. Featuring handwritten recipes from a cookbook dating back to the 18th century, it provides a fascinating look at history and how our approach to food has changed […]

Three Ways to Dill Pickles: The Quick, the Canned, and the Fermented

You may recall me mentioning a few weeks ago that I am inundated with cucumbers. I’m eating them for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. I’m eating them like apples. I have also been making pickles. Lots and Cook Your Way to Wellness (DVD) Making Sauerkraut and Pickled Vegetables at Home Wild Fermentation  

Check Out SRP’s New Blog and Sign up for the Weekly Blog Recap

At Selene River Press, we’re excited about our new website and our new blog. The SRP Blog is your new place to go to find out about important educational events, get luscious and healthy recipes, stay ahead with current nutrition news, read fascinating articles in the SRP Historical Archives, and find out valuable information in […]

The Benefits of Effective Liver Detoxification

One of the most powerful liver cleansers is the juice of the grass grown from wheat berries. The Causes of Toxicity The liver is an essential part of your body’s ability to neutralize and eliminate toxins. In this regard, it is like the oil filter in your car. Over time, several factors can make the […]

Depraved Nutrition Amid Caloric Affluence

It only costs eight bucks. And it’s a quick read. But Pottenger’s Cats: A Study in Nutrition foretold the nightmarish results of dietary experimentation on the American population. “We now observe in the human race the successive generational decline, exogenously imposed, by a degrading food supply. All this is done not for the good of […]

Blueberry and Sweet Corn Salad

Blueberries add a sweet note to this savory salad, while boosting brain and nerve cell power. The fresh crunch of raw corn kernels (that’s right, I said raw) and crisp cucumber complement the plump berries in a salad that screams summer. Corn is best enjoyed at its peak, as freshly harvested as possible, for both […]

Is a Vitamin an Antioxidant?

©Mark Anderson January 26, 2008 1. A vitamin is a biochemical substance from food that is essential for human/animal life. The functional forms and complexity of vitamins can differ according to animal species. a. Vitamins from food do not contribute to carcinogenesis or impair immune function. 2. An antioxidant is a substance made by plants […]

Italian Style Beef Pinwheels

Most of the time, I prefer my meat to shine in all its glory, with not much more than a simple dose of salt and pepper. But sometimes I get bored with just a hunk of meat on my plate, and I feel the urge to jazz things up a little. When I stumbled across […]

Selene River Press Has a New Look!

Welcome to our new website! Peruse our books and other products, check out our blog and sign up to receive our blog newsletter, and discover a collection of rare articles in the historical archives. Here you’ll find all the resources you need for a healthy whole foods diet. Photo from iStock/davidf

The Most Intense of Vegetables…and the Most Nutritious

If you love beets, you probably already know that they’re good for you—very good. If you don’t love beets—well, you might want to revisit that because you’re missing out on a lot. Beets are, as Tom Robbins noted, “the most intense of vegetables.” And their intensity in color and flavor perfectly matches the strength of […]

What’s Lurking in Your Beer?

What’s in your beer besides beer? Take a look at this list from the Food Babe before you lift your glass. She includes high fructose corn syrup, propylene glycol, GMO sugars, artificial colorings, and other nasty stuff in a list you will find useful if you drink beer. Who would’ve thought there’d be ingredients in […]

Chilled Cucumber-Mint Soup with Crumbled Feta

I recently went away on vacation and returned home to a garden grown to such heights it resembles a rainforest. Amidst the wave of spaghetti squash tendrils and stalks of majestic purple amaranth, I have been blessed/cursed with a plethora of six varieties of cucumber. I can’t express my joy enough: some hungry critter, who […]

Dinner with the “Lunatic Farmer”

Joel Salatin, prolific writer and owner of Polyface Farms in Virginia, will be in Masonville at Sunrise Ranch on September 13, 2013, to speak at a fund-raising event for the Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund. Sponsored by the Fort Collins Chapter of the Weston A. Price Foundation and the Farm-to-Table Culinary Academy at Sunrise Ranch, this […]