DR. NATHAN'S HEALTH BLOG

Mayo Clinic Health Letter

https://healthletter.mayoclinic.com/ About Mayo Clinic Health Letter The mission of Mayo Clinic Health Letter is to help you achieve a healthier life by providing reliable, easy-to-understand health information. Every word is reviewed by a team of Mayo Clinic doctors and health professionals for accuracy, reliability and clarity. First published in 1983, Health Letter has more than 500,000 satisfied subscribers worldwide. Subscribers receive 12 monthly issues plus four Special Reports on individual health topics and a year-end index of articles published over the past three years. It’s the only major health newsletter that includes full-color medical illustrations and photographs to increase your understanding. Mayo Clinic Health Letter is available Online! Mayo Clinic has long embraced technology as a means to bring world-class care to its patients. With Mayo Clinic Health Letter — Online Edition, subscribers can enjoy instant access to our entire library of past issues and special reports, plus special bonus

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American College of Physicians – Patient Education Center

https://www.acponline.org/practice-resources/patient-education/online-resources The American College of Physicians (ACP) is a diverse community of internal medicine specialists and subspecialists united by a commitment to excellence. Internists apply scientific knowledge and clinical expertise to the diagnosis, treatment, and compassionate care of adults across the spectrum from health to complex illness. With 159,000 members in countries across the globe, ACP is the largest medical-specialty society in the world. ACP and its physician members lead the profession in education, standard-setting, and the sharing of knowledge to advance the science and practice of internal medicine. Mission To enhance the quality and effectiveness of health care by fostering excellence and professionalism in the practice of medicine. Vision To be recognized globally as the leader in promoting quality patient care, advocacy, education and career fulfillment in internal medicine and its subspecialties. Goals To establish and promote the highest clinical standards and ethical ideals; To promote and respect diversity, inclusion,

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

https://www.cdc.gov/ CDC works 24/7 to protect America from health, safety and security threats, both foreign and in the U.S. Whether diseases start at home or abroad, are chronic or acute, curable or preventable, human error or deliberate attack, CDC fights disease and supports communities and citizens to do the same. CDC increases the health security of our nation. As the nation’s health protection agency, CDC saves lives and protects people from health threats. To accomplish our mission, CDC conducts critical science and provides health information that protects our nation against expensive and dangerous health threats, and responds when these arise.

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NutritionFacts.org

https://nutritionfacts.org/ About NutritionFacts.org Whenever there is a new drug or surgical procedure, you can be assured that you or your doctor will probably hear about it because there’s a corporate budget driving its promotion. But what about advances in the field of nutrition? The reason we don’t see ads on TV for broccoli is the same reason groundbreaking research on the power of foods and eating patterns to affect our health and longevity gets lost and buried in the medical literature–there’s no profit motive. It may not make anyone money, but what if our lives would profit? Did you know there are diets proven to not only prevent and treat but reverse our #1 killer, heart disease, along with other deadly diseases such as type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure? Yet doctors get little if any formal nutrition training in medical school, graduating without some of the most powerful tools available

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Dr. McDougall’s Health & Medical Center

https://www.drmcdougall.com/ John A. McDougall, M.D. & Mary McDougall A physician and nutrition expert who teaches better health through vegetarian cuisine, John A. McDougall, MD has been studying, writing, and speaking out about the effects of nutrition on disease for over 50 years.  Dr. John and Mary McDougall believe that people should look and feel great for a lifetime. Unfortunately, many people unknowingly compromise their health through poor dietary habits. Dr. McDougall is the founder and director of the nationally renowned McDougall Program: a ten-day residential program that he and Mary McDougall host at a luxury resort in Santa Rosa, CA where medical miracles occur through diet and lifestyle changes. In addition to her formal training as a nurse, Mary McDougall provides many of the delicious recipes that make the McDougall Program not only possible, but also a pleasure. Dr. McDougall has cared for thousands of patients for 5 decades. His program

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Blue Zones – Live Longer, Better

https://www.bluezones.com/ Our Mission Informed and inspired by the world’s longest-lived cultures, we help people live longer, better lives by improving their environment. What We Do Our work is rooted in our research and identification of the world’s longest-lived cultures and most extraordinary populations. Our findings were published in the New York Times best-selling books The Blue Zones, The Blue Zones Solution, The Blue Zones of Happiness and Thrive – all published by National Geographic books. We have now applied the tenets of the Blue Zones in over 40 cities throughout the U.S., significantly improving health and lowering healthcare costs. We use an innovative, systematic, environmental approach to well-being that optimizes policy, urban and building design and social networks. Our work has been featured in media from CNN, NPR, and the New York Times. Our Values We believe that routine natural movement throughout the day contributes to longevity. We believe that a plant-slant diet leads to a longer,

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Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

https://www.pcrm.org/ The Physicians Committee combines the clout and expertise of more than 12,000 physicians with the dedicated actions of more than 175,000 members across the United States and around the world. Our efforts are dramatically changing the way doctors treat chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, obesity, and cancer. By putting prevention over pills, doctors are empowering their patients to take control of their own health. And we are also building a new way of viewing research. Since 1985, the Physicians Committee has worked tirelessly for alternatives to the use of animals in medical education and research and advocating for more effective scientific methods. Our staff of physicians, dietitians, and scientists is working with policymakers, industry, the medical community, the media, and the public to create a better future for people and animals. Mission The Physicians Committee is dedicated to saving and improving human and animal lives through plant-based diets and ethical and

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American College of Lifestyle Medicine

https://www.lifestylemedicine.org/ Lifestyle medicine is an evidence-based approach to preventing, treating and even reversing diseases by replacing unhealthy behaviors with positive ones — such as eating healthfully, being physically active, managing stress, avoiding risky substance abuse, adequate sleep and having a strong support system. ACLM is the medical professional society providing quality education and certification to those dedicated to clinical and worksite practice of Lifestyle Medicine as the foundation of a transformed and sustainable health care system. More than a professional association, ACLM is a galvanizing force for change. ACLM is comprised of members who are passionate about the urgent need to transform health and healthcare. Our organization addresses the need for quality education and certification of the clinical practice in lifestyle medicine. Through development and promotion of educational events, tools, resources and campaigns designed to further the cause of Lifestyle Medicine, ACLM supports its members in their individual practices and in their

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