Internet Links and Resources

Please use our office for your total Nutrition and Health needs

We provide Custom Herbal Blends for $6-9 per oz – this is half of retail price of other providers AND retail herbs you buy are not custom for you.

Link to Craig’s Health and other writings via Blogger

VIDEO

Check out these links to video and pictures of excellent exercises that can be completed in less than 15 minutes once mastered.

Three Minute Miracles Health Alkemy – click here

Five Tibetans – Ancient practices

FAVORITE WEB LINKS

HEALTH

Cancer Cure Foundation 
Weston Price
– Informative website with great information, challenging the “diet dictocrats” of our modern food systems. Traditional diet therapy is the focus and personal experience.

The Art of Fermentation: Strategies & Best Practices – An experts guide into simple fermentation practices so you can improve your family’s diet by eating probiotic food.

The Naive Vegetarian – Excellent information de-bunking the myths about what humans think they need, versus what we actually thrive on.  Very science based, excellent.

Stephen Harrod Buhner

Matthew Wood

David Vitalis

 

HEALTH PRODUCTS

Salt

Teechino

SP site

Systemic

Dandy Blend

Epic bars

Farmhouse cultures

GOL

Traditional Medicinals teas – information site, they are available in health food stores

Flora’s encyclopedia – good site with hard science monographs from Germany

HERB WEBSITES – see flora above

Planetary Herbs – good site for those who want to learn or use a skilled herbalist besides myself

Plant finder – use this to look up plants to identify

Mountain Rose Herbs

CHARTS & HEALTH DATA

USDA National Nutrient Database – Shows the amount of nutrients in any given food. Keep in mind that the numbers can vary as much as 100-1000 times higher for properly grown foods. These amounts are only for reference.

Doctor Duke Food Database – When a food is inputted into this database, a biochemical profile will be displayed. Excellent tool to check out your healing foods (and not so good ones!)

Unified Community Information – A wonderful resource for health, nutrition, herbal, and sustainable living. One can search for any topic, scan for links to reliable websites, or browse through interesting information.

RECOMMENDED READING
 (categorized books by theme)

General (highly recommended)

Nourishing Traditions – Sally Fallon

This is the book for those who want recipes, really good stories, excellent data about the downfalls of “the politically correct corporate food system.”

Healing With Whole Foods – Paul Pitchford

This is the subtle and energetic counterpart to the book above.  If anyone has only two books on cooking and nutrition, these are my two recommends.  Except for the raw foodists would not find them as helpful.  This book has great data and studies, the energetic approach to food and healing, and decent recipes, though they are not the reason I am recommending the book.

Weight Loss

The Zone – Barry Sears

Easy to understand ways to keep the carbohydrates under control, and why.  This approach has been thoroughly investigated and holds a lot of credibility in my practice.

Dr. Atkins New Diet Revolution – Robert Atkins

Once a controversial approach, high fat and protein, a lot of vegetables, and very low carbohydrate intake makes this approach a little more difficult than the Zone.  But it is excellent for those with diabetic complications, insulin resistance, syndrome x, and poor carbohydrate handling that comes with difficult weight loss.

Athletic performance

The Zone – see above

Nutrition Almanac – Dunne (5th edition)

Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine – Murray/Pizzorno
-Great resource with good data and recommendations for top performance.

From Soil to Supplement – Royal Lee
– One of the landmark books on Nutrition.  Only available through Selene River Press or IFNH.   Excellent information on all aspects of diet, and if one is willing to read between the lines, great ideas about athletic performance.

Adrenal Fatigue – J. Wilson
-Important book about “The General Adaptation Syndrome.”  This occurs as an adaptation to stress and overwork/overexercising.  Good tips to nurture these important organs, of which we cannot be motivated to exercise and do anything.

Deep Nutrition – Kate Shanahan MD
-This book landed in my lap, literally from a client.  It has the best explanation of cellulite, blood sugar, bad fats versus good fats and what they do, gut flora, and how bad the medical system is.  Highly recommended.

Cleansing & detoxification

Tissue Cleansing and Bowel Management – Bernard Jensen

Cleanse And Purify Thyself (I and II) – Dr. Richard Anderson ND

Back to Eden – Jethro Kloss

Body Ecology Diet – Donna Gates

Herbs

The Green Pharmacy – Duke

The Encyclopedia of Herbs – Deni Bown

The Herbs of Life – Leslie Tierra

Planetary Herbology and The Way of Herbs – Michael Tierra

The Yoga of Herbs – Frawley/Lad

Medical Herbalism – Hoffmann

The Energetics of Western Herbs – Peter Holmes

 

Cancer and Other Degenerative Disease resources

Herbal Medicine, Healing and Cancer – Donnie Yance

Healing With Whole Foods – Paul Pitchford

The Fourfold Path to Healing – Tom Cowan MD

Gut and Psychology Syndrome – Natasha Campbell McBride MD

Nutrition and Physical Degeneration – Weston A. Price

The Fungus Link – Kaufmann

The Yeast Connection Handbook – William Crook MD

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