Learning new things and especially learning something deeper is fascinating to me. We have a great advantage today with access to a vast collection of knowledge. Tapping into it can sometimes be overwhelming. Where do we turn to first? Once we find a source how do we dig deeper into that subject? For some, that process is discouraging, for me it is a high.
Drug-Induced Nutrient Deficiencies – Many prescription medications can deplete nutrients in our body. This quick-reference guide can help you start a conversation with your provider to ensure you achieve the best health possible!
PLOS Medicine – An open-access database – no need to have a membership to read the submitted research findings. It welcomes negative findings which are often rejected in popular publications –
Cochrane Library – A library of random studies in humans. There are seven databases in the library. Semi-open access. Their goal is to be completely open-access by 2020. This is a new resource for me so I don’t have a lot of info on it other than their mission is to provide access to randomized studies without a bias as to the outcome of those studies.
Pubmed: US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health – This source used to be my first stop when looking up research papers. There are various search options as well as ways to refine once you find a result that pertains to your particular situation. Feel free to ask any questions you have regarding navigating the site – or I am ALWAYS interested in conversing about what you find!
KEGG Pathway Database: Wiring diagrams of molecular interactions, reactions, and relations – This source is where I will delve into connecting the dots. I will warn you it’s got a plethora of diagrams, well it’s pretty much mostly diagrams. This is my dessert and one of my absolute favorite sites! I am always willing to help others navigate through or help guide on putting pieces together with the information here. Again, just give me a
The Paleo Mom, Dr. Sarah Ballentyne,
Dr. Ben Lynch – MTHFR Gene Mutations Resouce – PACKED with a ton of information, research and a forum to post questions. I could spend days on this site!
Here is Dr. Lynch’s book Dirty Genes – a fantastic introductory resource to genetics, epigenetics and how we can take charge of our genes
HerbalLegacy.com: Dr. Christopher’s Herbal Legacy – This source has the honors of being one of the initial sources to start my journey into natural healing and looking outside the box. This too has a wealth of information. Some practical options for supporting better health and especially concerning some health challenges that are usually considered impossible to improve.
Dr. Robert Lustig, MD Dr. Lustig is a pediatric endocrinologist in San Francisco, CA. When our son was first diagnosed we attempted to get a referral with Dr. Lustig,
Professor of Clinical Pediatrics & Director, Weight Assessment for Teen and Child Health (WATCH) Program
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