RESOURCES FOR INTEGRATIVE HEALTH AND AYURVEDA
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
This is the Federal Government’s lead agency for scientific research on complementary and integrative health approaches.
The Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine
Provides a community for sharing, networking and collaborating for providers and consumers.
Wise Earth Ayurveda
Wise Earth School of Ayurveda is the first accredited school for Ayurveda teachings in the USA founded by Maya Tiwari.
Ayurveda Wellness Center
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
“For anyone who is interested in using high-quality information to make health decisions.”
The Environmental Working Group
Their mission ”is to empower people to live healthier lives in a healthier environment. With breakthrough research and education…”
NIH Office of Dietary Supplements
Up-to-date scientific information about dietary supplements available to the public, providers and researchers.
The Nutrition Source from Harvard School of Public Health
Evidence-based diet & nutrition information for the public and health professional.
Provides consumer info on quality testing, FDA warnings, ect. on dietary supplements.
Access to impartial, evidence-based scientific data underlying the use of herbs for health.
Has been shown in numerous studies to decrease risk of heart disease.
From NIH for modulating high blood pressure
RESOURCES FOR COMMUNITY AND GLOBAL HEALTH
Women for Women International
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
“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
“One Billion Rising is the biggest mass action to end violence against women in human history.”
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
“Dedicated to fighting hate and bigotry and to seeking justice for the most vulnerable members of our society.”