RESOURCES FOR INTEGRATIVE HEALTH AND AYURVEDA

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
https://nccih.nih.gov
This is the Federal Government’s lead agency for scientific research on complementary and integrative health approaches.

The Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine
https://aihm.org
Provides a community for sharing, networking and collaborating for providers and consumers.

Wise Earth Ayurveda
http://www.wiseearth.com
Wise Earth School of Ayurveda is the first accredited school for Ayurveda teachings in the USA founded by Maya Tiwari.

Ayurveda Wellness Center
www.ojas.us
Dr. Shekhar Annambhotla offers many classes in Ayurveda for laypersons and health care professionals in the US and India. Panchakarma also offered there.

RESOURCES FOR NUTRITIONAL, HERBAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH

The Cochrane Library
http://www.cochrane.org
“For anyone who is interested in using high-quality information to make health decisions.”

The Environmental Working Group
http://www.ewg.org
Their mission ”is to empower people to live healthier lives in a healthier environment. With breakthrough research and education…”

NIH Office of Dietary Supplements
http://ods.od.nih.gov
Up-to-date scientific information about dietary supplements available to the public, providers and researchers.

The Nutrition Source from Harvard School of Public Health
http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/nutritionsource/
Evidence-based diet & nutrition information for the public and health professional.

Consumer Lab
http://www.consumerlab.com
Provides consumer info on quality testing, FDA warnings, ect. on dietary supplements.

HerbMed
http://www.herbmed.org
Access to impartial, evidence-based scientific data underlying the use of herbs for health.

Mediterranean diet
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/patientinstructions/000110.htm
Has been shown in numerous studies to decrease risk of heart disease.

Dash Diet
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/files/docs/public/heart/hbp_low.pdf
From NIH for modulating high blood pressure

RESOURCES FOR COMMUNITY AND GLOBAL HEALTH

Women for Women International
http://www.womenforwomen.org
Supported by donations, they train women throughout the world who have been marginalized and impoverished by war to learn “life, business and vocational skills”.

Seeds of Peace
http://www.seedsofpeace.org
“Seeds of Peace inspires and equips new generations of leaders from regions of conflict with the relationships, understanding, and skills needed to advance lasting peace.”

One Billion Rising
http://www.onebillionrising.org
“One Billion Rising is the biggest mass action to end violence against women in human history.”

WAM Theatre
http://www.wamtheatre.com
Supports theatre that focuses on women’s issues and women in theatre with proceeds donated to events supporting women and girls.

Southern Poverty Law Center
http://www.splcenter.org
“Dedicated to fighting hate and bigotry and to seeking justice for the most vulnerable members of our society.”