NEWSLETTER 12 : Interesting Links (Updated December 2001)

Food Information
Health Finder
Need a Physicians?
Best Choice

The sigle (L) or (A) after a word indicates a link to the lexicon or to the abstract page

Food Information

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) displays Information on food and other usefull information in the USDA website

You can go directly to the USDA food components searchable database

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Health Finder ®

Healthfinder ® is a searchable web site from the United States government.

The goal of Healthfinder ® is :

To improve consumer access to selected health information from government agencies, their many partner organizations, and other reliable sources that serve the public interest. healthfinder¨ also links to human services organizations and other sectors that can influence health, such as agriculture, environment, labor, and transportation.

(from: http://www.healthfinder.com/)

The front page of the Healthfinder ® site contains a search engine covering health such topics as : health library, just for you, health care, directory of healthfinder® organizations, etc...

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Are you Searching for A Physician?

See the online information from the American Medical Association (AMA). In this web page, the AMA provides information on virtually every licensed physician in the United States and its possessions, including more than 650,000 doctors of medicine (MD) and doctors of osteopathic medicine (DO). All physician credential data have been verified for accuracy and authenticated by accrediting agencies, medical schools, residency training programs, licensing and certifying boards, and other data sources.

The Online Doctor Finder from the AMA let you search for a physician by name or by speciality. The page also a Reference Library providing health Information on specific conditions.

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Are you Searching for A Nutritionist?

The Certified Nutritionist, or CN, is a member of a distinguished profession dedicated to serving the nutritional and lifestyle needs of individuals, families and groups. Their area of expertise is in analyzing and arranging overall nutritional programs that meet the individual's needs and lifestyles rather than in promoting individual nutritional products. They work directly with clients to improve their nutritional status and overall health by assessing and analyzing needs, developing nutritional plans, educating, advising, counseling, monitoring and supporting their efforts.

The Society of Certified Nutritionists includes Certified Nutritionists (CN), Certified Clinical Nutritionists (CCN), and Certified Nutrition Consultants (CNC) among its highly qualified members. (from: http://www.certifiednutritionist.com/cndb/search.php)

Visit the Website of the Society of Certified Nutritionists to find a Nutritionist in your vicinity.

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