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The Vegetarian Food Pyramid     View
Document from the Loma Linda University School of Public Health describes guidelines for healthful vegetarian diets and answers frequently asked questions about vegetarian nutrition.

Facts About Dietary Supplements: Zinc     View
Material about zinc, "an essential mineral that is found in almost every cell," in the human diet. Topics include recommended dietary allowance of zinc for children and adults, who may need extra zinc, zinc and the common cold, health risk ...

Common Molecules     View
This site explores the structures of a variety of common molecules. Categories include Elements and Ions, Materials and Technology, Minerals and Gems, Biochemical Molecules, and Environmental Molecules. Entry for each molecule includes a brief descri ...

Linus Pauling Institute's Micronutrient Information Center     View
"The Linus Pauling Institute's Micronutrient Information Center is a source for up-to-date, scientifically accurate information regarding the roles of specific vitamins, minerals, phytochemicals, and other nutrients in preventing disease and pro ...

IBIDS Database     View
"The International Bibliographic Information on Dietary Supplements (IBIDS) is a database of published, international, scientific literature on dietary supplements, including vitamins, minerals, and botanicals." Searchable. From the Office ...

MedlinePlus: Omega-3 Fatty Acids, Fish Oil, Alpha-Linolenic Acid     View
Background about dietary sources of omega-3 fatty acids, which "include fish oil and certain plant/nut oils. Fish oil contains both docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), while some nuts... and vegetable oils ... contai ...

Complementary and Alternative Medicine     View
New York Online Access to Health (NOAH) provides resources in alternative medicine and therapies. The directory includes an extensive list of alternative healing approaches as well as other resources such as book reviews, homeopathic and holistic med ...

Eye Care Site     View
"Eyes don't get sick by themselves, and an eye cannot be treated without attending to your overall health." Dr. Abel provides "information not only about your eyes, but about their connection with your mind and body." Subjects include cataracts, comp ...

Food and Nutrition Information Center (FNIC)     View
A collection of links about eating disorders, dietary guidelines around the world, the cultural diversity of food in the U.S., newsletters and discussion groups, dietary supplements (including herbs, vitamins, and minerals), food composition, and var ...     View provides updated "independent testing results about health, nutrition, and wellness products to consumers and healthcare providers." The site provides background and basic testing and results of herbals, vitamins, minerals, other supp ...



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