Tag Archives: nutrition books

There’s Bread and Then There’s Bread

When you think about food, do you sometimes feel like you live in two worlds at the same time? One is a colorful world of healthy food that’s full of nutrients. The other is a black-and-white world of unhealthy food that’s devoid of nutrients. In one of these worlds, bread is the staff of life. […]

What Your Doc Wants You to Know

So often, we’re apprehensive about speaking up in the doctor’s office. Our doc is the expert, so we think: Don’t doubt his or her suggestions. Don’t look foolish by admitting you got lost in the conversation. Just be a good patient and go with the flow. I’m not saying this is the way it should […]

From Nuffin’ to Muffin: Men in Kitchens

After that attempt to flambé Bananas Foster for your sweetheart on Valentine’s day, the smoke has finally cleared. So before the next important occasion arises, let’s talk about how to impress the people in your life with a few simple recipes—the kind that don’t involve flaming pans. Some recipes can be pretty daunting, especially when […]

Perfect Beans at 5,000 Feet!

I love me some good beans! Don’t you? Beans, beans, good for your heart…the more you eat, the more you (should not) experience flatulence! Beans, when prepared well, are chock-full of nutrients. We have heard for years that the proper combination of beans and grains can provide an inexpensive protein option. They are also versatile […]

The Top 5 “Healthy” Foods You Need to Avoid

With the health food movement in full swing, we’re bombarded every day with messages about natural foods that claim to be better for us than their presumptive “unnatural” counterparts. Many of us mistakenly believe that anything with an organic or non-GMO label is automatically okay. Unfortunately, it’s not that easy. Many products marketed as health […]

Are You Avoiding Pasta? If Yes, This Blog Post Is for You

Heaven forbid that we should mention pasta. Why? Because the refined version is fattening, and it’s chock-full of simple carbohydrates and empty calories. In addition, the flour hasn’t been prepared properly by soaking it for easy digestion. To be honest, I’d not even thought of pasta for many years. But when a memory brought it […]

This Year, Give the Gift of Real Food

Believe it or not, there are only 16 days until Christmas. How’s your shopping coming along? I’m a list maker, so I like nothing better than to write down all of the people I need to buy for, make note of something they mentioned wanting, and cross their name off once I find the perfect […]

Here Comes the Sun: To Expose or Not to Expose

Summer vacations and loads of outdoor activities are going to be here before you know it, which means you’ve got a big decision to make. Hide in the shade the whole time or bask in the sun’s glory? Lots of us keep to the shade, no matter how much we’d rather soak up the rays. […]

Announcing the Men in Kitchens Series!

Do more than just man the grill! The first eBook in our Men in Kitchens series, A Good Day to Dine Hard, will teach the guys how to make healthy, mouth-watering meals for friends and family. Nick Armstrong and Patrick Earvolino share a dozen of their favorite manly recipes—but they don’t stop there. They also […]

It’s Time to Get Dirty

Discover the joys of self-reliance! As concerns about food safety grow, more and more people are turning to self-sufficiency. For some, it’s about their yearning for a deeper connection with the land, one like their grandparents had. Others just enjoy backyard farming as a hobby. If you’d like to turn your backyard into an oasis […]

Katz Is Back at Selene River Press

Our grocery store shelves are filled with processed and refined foods that have been stripped of their nutritional value. That’s why it’s more important than ever for us to reclaim the food traditions that lead to better health—namely, fermentation. In The Art of Fermentation, Sandor Ellix Katz explores the many benefits of reclaiming this tradition, including […]

Super Nutrition for Babies Is Here!

In Super Nutrition for Babies, authors Katherine Erlich and Kelly Genzlinger tell you exactly “when, how, why, and what” to feed your baby in this invaluable guide to nutrition for every stage of your child’s growth. They recommend a focus on nutrient-rich foods and the elimination of refined and processed foods from both mother and baby’s […]

From the Ground Up

The Soul of Soil: A Soil-Building Guide for Master Gardeners and Farmers presents a solid and tested approach focused on helping gardeners and farmers educate themselves about basic sustainable soil management practices. As the authors note, we must remember that “we are all part of the soil ecosystem.” First published in 1983, The Soul of Soil is […]

Fix Your Gut with Internal Bliss

You’ll find over 150 recipes in 13 categories that go beyond breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert in Internal Bliss: Recipes Designed for Those Following the Gut and Psychology Syndrome™ Diet, published by International Nutrition, Inc. Gut and Psychology Syndrome™, or GAPS, was coined by Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride to describe the link between certain digestive and psychological […]

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 […]