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Resources

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General Health

North American Menopause Society

Mayo Clinic

US Food and Drug Administration

National Cancer Institute

American Heart Association

National Institute of Health

Center for Disease Control

High Blood Pressure

Diabetes

AAFP

Family Doctor


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Integrative Medicine

American Association of Medical Acupuncture – Wide variety of information on acupuncture, including FAQs, reference libraries and more.

American Botanical Council – Educating the public on the responsible use of herbs and phytomedicines.

American Holistic Medical Association – Vast source of information on holistic medicine options.

Ask Dr. Weil
 – Information on alternative health issues, a weekly wellness bulletin and the chance to ask your own questions.

Center for Advancement in Cancer Education
 – Center that evaluates CAM cancer treatments.

Complementary and Alternative Therapies – Bandolier Journal
An educational website based on topics excerpted from the independent, evidence-based healthcare Journal Bandolier, written by Oxford scientists.

Consumer Labs
 – This website is dedicated to reporting results from independent tests conducted on the quality of nutritional supplements consumers purchase. Results of the tested are posted on the site.

Dietary Supplement Quality Initiative – 
Information on supplement safety and quality issues.

Health World Online – 
Healthy living, alternative therapies and a rich variety of information.

HerbMed – 
An interactive, electronic herbal database – provides web access to the scientific data underlying the use of herbs for health.

Integrative Health Pyramid – 
U of Michigan’s healing and plant-based food pyramid.

Living Without – 
Information for patients with gluten sensitivity or gluten allergy.

Mayo Clinic – 
Patient information for various health conditions.

Drug & Supplement Information

Complementary & Alternative Medicine

MD Anderson Cancer Center’s Complementary/Integrated Medicine Page – Provides a review of research, recommended reading and educational resources.

National Institutes for Health
 – Official website of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

National Cancer Institute (NCI)

Complementary and Alternative Therapies for Cancers

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) – Health information, research, training and more.

Mind-Body Medicine

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database – 
Access to this database is inexpensive and is a wonderful resource for all types of natural medicine.

Supplement Watch – 
This website provides unbiased summaries of dietary supplements based on available research and documentation.

Women in Balance
 – This website provides information about bioidentical hormones replacement therapy and summarized the limited scientific research that has been conducted on them.

World wide Health – 
Alternative Medicine and Resources Complementary Health Directory.

University of Texas Medical Branch Integrative Health Care
 – The University of Texas Medical Branch CAM project website with info on case studies, research and CAM resources.


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Nutrition

American Dietetic Assoc. Food and Nutrition – Information from the American Dietetics Association includes nutritional fact sheets, recipes and reading lists.

American Diabetes Association, Food and Fitness Page – 
Learn to about healthy eating and fitness as it pertains to diabetics, but is beneficial for everyone.

Calorie Counter
 – A free database of over 45,000 foods brand name and generic.

Dr. Andrew Weil’s Anti-inflammatory Food Pyramid
 – An outline of food choices that support an anti-inflammatory diet can help counteract the chronic inflammation that is a root cause of many serious diseases.

Fitness Institute of Texas
 – UT Austin Department of Kinesiology offers complete body composition, aerobic, calorie and muscular assessments for reasonable rates.

National Institutes for Health – 
Official website of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI)


Online DASH Diet Book – Recommended for patients with heart disease, high blood pressure and anyone else seeking better health through diet.

Heart Healthy Cooking – Recipes to stay young at heart.

Weight Loss Tips – Suggestions on sticking to your healthy diet.

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

Nutrition Page – Nutrition information for diabetes, renal & weight loss.

Office of Dietary Supplements – Learn about dietary supplements, including botanicals and how to use them safely. Search IBIDS for dietary supplement article citations and abstracts on research.

Tufts Nutrition Navigator – A rating guide to nutrition websites for different populations (i.e. women, men, elderly, etc.).

Superfoods RX – Based on the best selling book, this company now sells foods rich in antioxidants in an effort to reverse the unhealthy trends in diet.

USDA Food and Nutrition, Dietary Health – This site provides links to various government guidelines for nutrition.

My Pyramid – New customized food pyramids and related information.

Animated My Pyramid Tour

Food Tracking Worksheet – Choose a worksheet by your desired caloric intake. Calculate your desired daily caloric intake.

National Nutrient Database – Search the nutrient database to learn more about the average nutritional content (protein, fat, vitamins, minerals and more) in terms of common household food and measures.


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Cancer Information

American Cancer Society

ThriveWell Cancer Foundation – Dedicated to finding a cure for cancer by funding cancer research, providing patient support and offering programs to improve the quality of life for patients and their families.


CancerCare
 – Organization offers free professional information and services.

Cancer Treatment Centers of America
 – A network of cancer treatment hospitals and facilities allowing a dedicated team of experts to provide comprehensive, personalized cancer treatment through an integrated combination of medical, nutritional, physical, psychological and spiritual therapies.



Cancer Clinical Trial Search – 
This site can help you locate cancer related clinical trials developed by the Coalition of National Cancer Cooperative Groups, Inc.

Center for Advancement in Cancer Education – 
Center that evaluates CAM cancer treatments.



Cancer Nutrition Network for Texans
 – Visit the Nsights Newsletter link to learn helpful information about nutrition for cancer patients. Other great resources for cancer patient on this site.

Harvard School of Public Health Cancer Risk Assessment – 
Assess your own risk for certain cancers.



Mayo Clinic Information Site
 – Search by cancer type for a full article of information on each.

MD Anderson Cancer Center’s Complementary/Integrated Medicine Page
 – Provides a review of research, recommended reading and educational resources.



National Institutes for Health
 – Official website of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).



National Cancer Institute(NCI)



Complementary and Alternative Therapies for Cancers



R.A. Bloch Cancer Foundation
 – Variety of articles and information focused on cancer survival and support.

Texas Cancer Data Center – 
Contains an abundance of cancer resources.