stay healthy...live well! Your guide to research that matters and solutions that work.

Looking for more information? Here are some of the most useful and reliable health and research sites I've found.

Nutrition Data

(www.nutritiondata.com)

This site puts detailed nutrition data for tens of thousands of foods at your fingertips, along with easy-to-understand explanations of what it all means. This is the same quality data that nutritionists use, only most nutritionists pay hundreds of dollars for software that does what this site does for free. A fabulous resource! (You can also use this tool right from the Recipes page on this site. )

Online Conversion Tool

(www.onlineconversion.com)

Just like it sounds, this site allows you to convert virtually anything into anything else. Extremely handy for cooks and dieters, but also invaluable for decoding drug and nutrient dosages and medical test results. Worth bookmarking for easy reference!

Life Extension Foundation

(http://lef.org)

This constantly updated site has a massive database of articles and research abstracts on nutrients, drugs, and other therapies that prevent disease and/or extend lifespan. LEF also sells health products, including hard-to-find nutrient formulations and medical testing.

American College for Advancement in Medicine

(www.acam.org)

ACAM provides a directory of physicians who are trained in nutritional, complementary, integrative, and/or preventive medicine.

InflammationFactor.com

(http://inflammationfactor.com)

Latest research on the damaging effects of silent, chronic inflammation. This hidden epidemic has now been linked to heart disease, Alzheimer's, diabetes, obesity, depression, and skin aging. The site also offers resources for reducing inflammation naturally with diet.

Healthline.com

(http://healthline.com)

A handy research portal that gathers information on health conditions, treatments, tests, symptoms, and topics from the web's top health sites and experts with a single click.