Dr. Heber is also the founding director of the Center for Human Nutrition at UCLA. For the past 25 years, he has been one of the country’s leading anti-obesity and nutrition expert. Additionally, he is the Program Director and Principal Investigator, UCLA Clinical Nutrition Research Unit, Nutrition and Obesity Training Program, and Center for Dietary Supplements Research in Botanicals, all funded by the National Institutes of Health.
What Color Is Your Diet? is a diet book, by Dr. David Heber, featuring the health benefits of adding more color into your diet for better health. It's not specifically a weight loss diet. But as it warns against excess sugars and fats, promotes regular physical activity, and encourages sensible portions of healthy foods.
Michael Greger, M.D posts short videos, under 2 minutes about a wide range of nutritional facts and myths. He also posts reactions by lobbiest as in this video link. Its an easy website to research nutritional questions.
We're realizing that our food choices also have profound implications for the health of our environment. The Omnivore's Dilemma is bestselling author Michael Pollan's brilliant and eye-opening exploration of these little-known but vitally important dimensions of eating in America.
Pollution is no longer just about belching smokestacks and ugly sewer pipes—now, it’s personal. The most dangerous pollution, it turns out, comes from commonplace items in our homes and workplaces. This book exposes the extent to which we are poisoned every day of our lives, from the simple household dust that is polluting our blood to the toxins in our urine that are created by run-of-the-mill shampoos and toothpaste. Ultimately hopeful, the book empowers readers with some simple ideas for protecting themselves and their families, and changing things for the better.
Among the fresh truths he identifies and explores in this book, which has sold more than 50,000 copies in hardcover, are: Paradox governs our lives. Forgiveness is a gift we give ourselves. Marriage ruins a lot of good relationships. We are defined by what we fear. We all live downstream. One of life’s most difficult tasks is to see ourselves as others see us. As we grow old, the beauty steals inward. Most people die with their music still inside of them.
Fantastic database of cosmetics and body care products. You can research the the cosmetics you are currently using and see what's really in them and see their safety rating or you can research by type of cosmetic and find out which are the safest and healthiest choices.
The Ugly Truth About Beauty, Baby, Pet & Household Products
Stacy Malkan is a co-founder of the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics and author of the award-winning book, “Not Just a Pretty Face: The Ugly Side of the Beauty Industry.” The book tells the inside story of the unprecedented research and advocacy efforts of the group of women who created the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics.
The book tells the inside story of the unprecedented research and advocacy efforts of the group of women who created the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics and built a national movement to shift the $50 billion beauty industry away from harmful chemicals and toward safer products.
The Breast Cancer Fund works to connect the dots between breast cancer and exposures to chemicals and radiation in our everyday environments. We translate the growing body of scientific evidence linking breast cancer and environmental exposures into public education and advocacy campaigns that protect our health and reduce breast cancer risk.
If you'd like some help getting started with a healthier lifestyle or want to tweek and take yours to the next level, give Debra a call. She's an amazing resource. She is also the author of an excellent book, Endless Energy.
ABC News touted as "Homeopathy's Foremost Spokesman." Dana has devoted his life to homeopathy. He regularly speaks at leading medical schools and universities. He has authored 10 books and authored chapters on homeopathy in 3 leading medical textbooks.
When your body is in balance, you are less likely to get any sort of dis-ease. Prevention is the practice of finding balance, in your body, mind, and spirit. This is what we do at Heart to Heart Medical Center. Using a blend of Chinese and Western medicine, we help you achieve balance on all levels. Shiroko Sokitch, MD at Heart to Heart Medical Center Santa Rosa and Novato, CA offices.
Thermography and ultrasound are safer diagnostic methods for detecting breast cancer. MRI's are also excellent but quite costly. Thermography uses infared, is FDA approved and is completely non-invasive and radiation free. You start by establishing a base line. Future tests are compared to your baseline and any changes are easily noted.
23andMe's mission is to be the world's trusted source of personal genetic information. 23andMe is a DNA analysis service providing information and tools for individuals to learn about and explore their DNA. An easy test provides a comprehensive look at your DNA marker and costs only $250.
Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) is a groundbreaking initiative created to accelerate innovative cancer research that will get new therapies to patients quickly and save lives now. SU2C is bringing together the best and the brightest researchers and encouraging collaboration instead of competition among the entire cancer community.
The Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation's Army of Women Program offers a revolutionary new opportunity to partner with research scientists to move breast cancer beyond a cure. (on line research as well as clinical trials)
As an independent biomedical, treatment and education center, we have the infrastructure and collaborative energy to move from bold, innovative concept to powerful new treatment swiftly. We conduct more clinical trials than most cancer centers and are a national leader in translational research, where ideas continuously flow between investigators and clinicians.
Q: What is Buycott? A: Buycott is a tool that lets you organize your consumer spending to help causes that you care for, and to oppose those that you don't. Q: How does it work? A: Scan a barcode with the Buycott app and it will look it up in our database and try to determine who owns it. Buycott will then trace the product's ownership back to its top parent company and cross-check this company against the campaigns that you've joined before telling you whether it found a conflict.
Semper Fi - In an Erin Brokovich style discovery process, a lone Marine unearths the truth about the hyper toxic contamination of the water wells in Camp LeJeune and the thousands of Marines and civilian employees whose health has been destroyed by drinking the contaminated water. This is also a story about perseverance and grass roots community action.
FOOD INC - An award winning journey through 4 meals. Where they come from, what goes into their making. Explores the nutrition and consciousness that goes into producing food and their effects on our bodies, our community and our planet. FORKS OVER KNIVES - illustrates the findings of the largest cancer study ever done, The China Study and other studies show the health effects of eating an industrial agriculture diet, vs an more organic plant based diet. KING CORN - we learn about the government subsidies and programs supporting the corn agriculture and how our bodies are now made almost entirely of corn as it is the core every product on the market. SICK, FAT AND NEARLY DEAD - In a journey across the USA on a juice fast to save his life, Joe meets others who are in desparate need of revamping their own eating habits - a great guys film! SUPERSIZE ME - What would happen if you only ate McDonalds for 30 days. We find out in this film. FOOD FIGHT - Organic farmers vs big ag. Shows the wonderful effect that a farmers market, organic restaurant and school garden programs can have on their communities. Also the uphill battle that sustainable organic farms and farmers have against the government subsidized big ag industry.