internet resources

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Good food, good nutrition:

Local Harvest, a national guide to farmers’ markets, farms and CSAs.

Eat Well Guide, another national source for clean, local food.

Linus Pauling Institute nutrition information

NIH nutrition fact sheets

nutrition data website

USDA food sources of nutrients

vitamin d council

weston price foundation

Michael Pollan’s Food Rules

Omega-3 Learning for Health and Medicine, developed at Purdue University, offers great information about these important fats.

The nutrition department at Loma Linda University’s School of Public Health has a website devoted to the health benefits of nuts.

Sources for grass-fed and -finished meats or free-range poultry in the U.S. and Canada: Eat Wild.


Plant medicines:

alaskan flower essences

bach flower essences

endangered woodland flower essences

FES flower essences

Cascadia Folk Medicine

Pharmacopia Herbals

Avena Botanicals

Eclectic Institute



garden medicine

garden gallery


Naturopathic training and licensing:

what is naturopathic medicine?

National University of Natural Medicine

Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine

University of Bridgeport College of Naturopathic Medicine

Bastyr University

The Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine

Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine

North American Board of Naturopathic Examiners

Council on Naturopathic Medical Education

Oregon Board of Naturopathic Examiners

American Association of Naturopathic Physicians

Oregon Association of Naturopathic Physicians

natural medicine textbooks


Herbal training and accreditation:

Columbines School of Botanical Studies

American Herbalists Guild

Arctos School of Herbal and Botanical Studies

Elderberry School of Botanical Medicine

The School of Forest Medicine

Southwest School of Botanical Medicine

North American Institute of Medical Herbalism

Breitenbush Herbal Conference

Northwest Herb Fest

Henriette’s Herbal Homepage


Other training:

New England School of Homeopathy

Plant Stem Cell Therapy

Health of Business, Business of Health


Health and safety

Campaign for Safe Cosmetics, including recipes for nontoxic, home-made alternatives

World Association for Vaccine Education lists ingredients in common vaccines.


General health information

National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse


My other websites:

orna izakson (dot) com

gardenmedicine (dot) com


When in doubt, read a book. Browse here, but please buy from your local independent bookstore. Two of my favorites are Powell’s Books in Portland, Oregon and Title Wave Books in Anchorage, Alaska.

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