Certified Naturally Grown: The Answer to High-Cost USDA Organic

For small farmers, USDA certified organic is an expensive proposition. But there’s a new game in town: Certified Naturally Grown. CNG’s website explains that their organic certification program is a “Grassroots Alternative to the USDA’s National Organic Program meant primarily for small farmers distributing through local channels—farmer’s markets, roadside stands, local restaurants, community supported agriculture […]

Cholesterol Is Good

Heart disease is personal for me and my family. I held my father’s hand as he passed away from his second heart attack. And yes, Dad was taking a statin drug in an effort to prevent that second attack. Statins, prescribed to lower cholesterol, have become the bestselling class of drugs in history—based on a […]

It’s Not You; It’s My Thyroid

Let’s play a game. It’s a lot like Jeff Foxworthy’s  “You might be a redneck if…” routine—but not nearly as amusing. This version is called “You might be hypothyroid if…” You have the energy level of a sloth, yet your sleep is restless almost every night. You lose enough hair in the shower each day […]

Thai Shrimp with Tomatoes and Herbs

The versatility of shrimp is endless. It takes well to assertive flavors, such as curries, but is equally happy bathed simply in its own juices, along with a splash of white wine. It is also a quick and convenient way to get a tasty dinner on the table. No wonder it is such a popular […]

What Kind of Chicken Are You?

Are you an Arkansas hen or a Heartland hen? Find out what chickens can tell you about your response to stress and how it affects you in Farmacology: What Innovative Family Farming Can Teach Us About Health and Healing, a captivating book that connects sustainable agriculture to human health. Author Daphne Miller, M.D., supports her theories […]

Quick Sauce and Slow Food Memories

My fresh, organic garden tomatoes, onions, and garlic simmer away on this early September afternoon, evoking the smells and flavors of my first autumn in northern Italy as a 6-year-old. My maternal grandparents lived on the farm where my mom grew up in the 1920s and ’30s. In the mountains of Piedmont, less than an […]

How to Save Your Health from Your Self

Have you ever gotten in the way of yourself when trying to make changes in your life? So desperate for everything to be great, right now, that you’d try almost anything? I have. You see, I have a tendency to get a tad overzealous about new ideas. When I decide my family needs to make […]

Late-Summer Vegetable Gratin

The long days of summer are behind us, but the warmth of early September continues to produce delicious bounties from the garden. Serve up this colorful side dish alongside grilled or roasted meats, or treat it as a satisfying vegetarian entrée beside a salad and some crusty bread. The addition of soft, melted fontina and […]

Back to School for Doctors 2013

It is rare in this day and age to find people in the world of health and nutrition with as much experience and knowledge as Mark Anderson. For forty-one years, Mr. Anderson has been educating health practitioners about the teachings of Dr. Royal Lee, the brilliant nutritional leader whose works have withstood the test of […]

Explore Selene River Press Resources

When you visit SRP, be sure to check out our Resources section. This is where you’ll find out about important educational events and nutrition health information from our site as well as from elsewhere on the web. The Events Calendar lists local, regional, and national events related to nutrition for patients, practitioners, and others interested […]

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  

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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 […]