Links

General

  • Cancer Decisions Website for information on cancer for patients and healthcare practitioners. http://cancerdecisions.com/
  • Foundation Training  Website dedicated to exercises based on integrating the muscular chains of the body. Our exercises begin with the Posterior Chain of Muscles to quickly stabilize your spine and core.
  • Holistic Medicine MD created to provide reliable information to you about holistic remedies, complementary alternative medicine, medicinal herbs, nutrition information, vitamin supplements, medical benefits of exercise, breathing exercises, and what to expect with holistic health care.
  • Institute for Integrative Nutrition has been the cutting-edge leader in holistic nutrition education.
  • Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) promotes preventive medicine through innovative programs.  PCRM has been influencing advancements in medicine and science. We advocate for preventive medicine, especially good nutrition, conduct clinical research, and advocate for higher ethical standards in research.
  • Power Plate machines use the principles of acceleration training to stimulate your body’s natural response to vibration to get a complete, full-body workout incorporating stretching, balance, core, strength-building and massage, all in only as little as 15 minutes.
  •  Vitamin D Council information on deficiency, toxicity, health conditions related to vitamin D, and supplementation.
  • A Guide to Recycling Around the Home.

Protecting Yourself From Environmental Toxins

  • Beyond Pesticides  Toxic pesticides and contaminating chemicals are threatening the health of our ecosystems and people.  Pesticides contaminate food, weaken species health, and sicken our children. Beyond Pesticides seeks to protect healthy air, water, land and food for ourselves and future generations. By forging ties with governments, nonprofits and people who rely on these natural resources, we reduce the need for unnecessary pesticide use and protect public health and the environment. Given governmental limitations in providing hands-on services to the public, Beyond Pesticides support to determine an appropriate course of action by: identifying and interpreting hazards; and, designing safe pest management programs.
  • Earth Easy-Indoor Pest Control   Great tips for natural methods of controlling pests indoors.
  • Earth Easy-Garden Pest Control  More tips for natural methods of controlling garden pests.
  • Earth Easy-Lawn Maintenance Tips to spend less on fertilizer, pesticides and water and save energy and time on lawn maintenance.  http://eartheasy.com/grow_lawn_care.htm
  • Environmental Health Perspectives (EHP) is a monthly journal of peer-reviewed research and news published with support from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Content is free to online viewers.  A recent article discussing additives in food and describing the process of GRAS (generally recognized as safe): http://ehp.niehs.nih.gov/121-a126
  • EPA Smoke-Free Homes Provides resouces and information on how second hand smoke effects your family.
  • EWG Resource and D-base ratings on Cosmetics; Sunscreens; National Drinking Water D-base; US Farm Subsidy D-base; Tips on Cell Phone Radiation; Gas Drilling and Fracking; Meat Eaters Guide to Climate Change and Health.
  • EWG: Food News EWG’s Shoppers Guide to Pesticides in Produce is available as a smart phone app.
  • Food Politics A great blog by Dr. Marion Nestle, Ph.D., M.P.H. She also writes the Food Matters column for the San Francisco Chronicle.
  • Global Stewards Eco Friendly Tips and Sustainable Solutions for a Healthy Planet.
  • Label GMOs California initiative that will affect the remainder of the U.S.
  • Local Harvest Organic Food searchable database.
  • Non-GMO Project Includes a ist of crops and other foods at high risk of being GMO.
  • Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) are toxic chemicals that adversely affect human health and the environment around the world. Because they can be transported by wind and water, most POPs generated in one country can and do affect people and wildlife far from where they are used and released. They persist for long periods of time in the environment and can accumulate and pass from one species to the next through the food chain. To address this global concern, the United States joined forces with 90 other countries and the European Community to sign a groundbreaking United Nations treaty in Stockholm, Sweden, in May 2001.
  • Rodale Information on Organic Living; Health; Food; Family; Mind and Body; Pets.
  • Volatile Organic Compounds A consumer’s guide to green from Good Housekeeping.

Household Cleaner Guides

Health, Beauty Aids and Chemicals

Dentistry

  • Medical News Today brings you hourly health news from well-regarded sources such as JAMA, BMJ, Lancet, BMA, plus articles written their our own team. Their archive contains over 249,800 news articles.Toxic Teeth Consumers for Dental Choice

To Create Healthier Indoor Environments

  • Gaiam For personal development, health/wellness and global consciousness.
  • Green Home Environmental e-Store for household items.
  • NRDC Environmental Action Group: Natural Resources Defense Council. This group promotes “Sustainable Communities”, among other things.