Alternative Medicine Review - Peer-reviewed journal dedicated to providing accurate, timely and clinically relevant original articles, abstracts and literature reviews to the practicing preventive health-care professional.
ByRegion Community Directory - Directory of artists, crafters, musicians, alternative healers, massage therapists, and yoga teachers searchable by geographical region.
Calorie Restriction Society - Dedicated to understanding and promoting the Calorie Restriction (CR) diet. CR is the consumption of a diet with adequate quantities of all essential nutrients, except that the energy content of the diet (caloric intake) is safely reduced (by as much as 10-40%) below the amount of energy (calories) that the body would tend to naturally desire, absent any special dietary measures. The goal of Calorie Restriction is to achieve a longer and healthier life by eating fewer calories and consuming adequate vitamins, minerals, and other essential nutrients.
Gerson Institute - A non-profit organization located in San Diego, California, dedicated to the alternative, non-toxic treatment of disease, using the Gerson Therapy. The Gerson Therapy is a natural treatment developed by Dr. Max Gerson in the 1920's that uses organic foods, juicing, coffee enemas, detoxification and natural supplements to activate the body's ability to heal itself. Over the past 60 years, people have used the Gerson Therapy in an attempt to recover from so-called "incurable" diseases such as cancer, diabetes, heart disease and arthritis.
Healing Celebrations - Producer and promoter of advanced nutritional supplements, healing remedies, and environmental conditioning appliances for air, water, and electromagnetic fields. Also see Tetrahedron Publishing Group. Both sites feature the work of Dr. Leonard G. Horowitz.
Healing Music - Music used in healing. The power of chant and toning. Music as therapy. How music affects us. Music for Entrainment. Music for diversion. Music as medicine.
HealthWWWeb - Alternative health directories, resources and products.
Holistic Health Path - Help towards achieving optimum health through better nutrition, proper mindset and taking action.
Life Extension Foundation (LEF) - The world's largest organization dedicated to finding scientific methods of preventing and treating disease, aging, and death. In addition to developing unique disease treatment protocols, The Foundation funds pioneering scientific research aimed at achieving an indefinitely extended healthy human lifespan. Also see Life Extension Magazine.
Mercola - Natural health information and resources.
Tibetan Medicine - These pages are dedicated to giving a voice to practitioners and students of Tibetan medicine.
UCLA Archive of Folk Medicine - Wayland D. Hand, students, and colleagues began to amass data for the Archive of Folk Medicine in the 1940s. Hand extracted information from the writings of medical practitioners dating to the late 18th century. Hand also obtained data from scientific journals, popular magazines, newspapers, and historical sources (diaries, travel accounts, treatises on plants and animals) over the past 200 years. More than 3,200 published works served as sources for these archive holdings.
Your Own Health and Fitness - An independent voice on the politics and practice of health. Layna Berman is a health integration specialist and independent scholar. She is best known as the originator and host of the Your Own Health And Fitness radio series that broadcasts each Tuesday at 1pm PT on KPFA 94.1FM Berkeley, CA. Jeffry Fawcett, PhD is a writer and independent scholar. He co-produces the Your Own Health And Fitness to which he regularly contributes commentaries on current health news and politics-commentaries that are distributed on the Pacific Radio Network as the Health Bites series. See Radio Show Archives and Blog.
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