Do Your Research

• PubMed - Free online journal database [from the site]: PubMed comprises approximately 20 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. PubMed citations and abstracts include the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and preclinical sciences. All abstracts and articles freely accessible.

• U.S. National Institute of Health - [from the site]: The primary Federal agency for conducting and supporting medical research. Helping to lead the way toward important medical discoveries that improve people's health and save lives, NIH scientists investigate ways to prevent disease as well as the causes, treatments, and even cures for common and rare diseases. Excellent information resource for all health conditions.  The "Health A-Z" section is particularly useful.

• American Journal of Clinical Nutrition - [from the site]: The most highly rated peer-reviewed journal in ISI's nutrition and dietetics category; publishes the latest worldwide basic and clinical studies relevant to human nutrition in topics such as obesity, vitamins and minerals, nutrition and disease, and energy metabolism. Abstracts are free, full articles require paid subscription/membership.

• Journal of Nutrition - [from the site]: - Contents include peer-reviewed research reports on all aspects of experimental nutrition, critical reviews, commentaries, and symposia and workshop proceedings. Abstracts are free, full articles require paid subscription/membership.

• National Center for Biotechnology Information - Advances science and health by providing access to biomedical and genomic information.  Another excellent information resource.

Nutrition & Metabolism - [from the site]: Nutrition & Metabolism is an open access, peer-reviewed, online journal focused on the integration of nutrition, exercise physiology, clinical investigations, and molecular and cellular biochemistry of metabolism. The areas of interest of Nutrition & Metabolism encompass studies in obesity, diabetes, lipidemias, metabolic syndrome and exercise physiology that have an underlying basis in metabolism.

• Clinical Trials - Up-to-date information on federally and privately supported clinical trials for a wide range of diseases and conditions; results of clinical trials of drugs, therapies etc., you can sign up for one too!


• Center for Science in the Public Interest - a consumer advocacy organization whose twin missions are to conduct innovative research and advocacy programs in health and nutrition, and to provide consumers with current, useful information about their health and well-being.