Resources For You!
There are some truly wonderful resources on the Web that will point you in the best direction for optimal health. I've listed here the ones that I've found to contain wholesome, worthwhile information. Simply click on the organization's name. ENJOY your visit to these sites.
J. Beverley Edwards-Miller, BASc, Registered Dietitian
- Uchee Pines Institute
Uchee Pines is a not-for-profit, healthy lifestyle centre located in Alabama. Famed for its successful treatment of today's debilitating lifestyle-induced diseases, Uchee Pines is also a health education centre for individuals wishing to learn a holistic approach to health care. Be sure to access their invaluable Counseling Sheets for ways you can treat disease at home.
- CHIP USA
Dr. Hans Diehl is the founder of CHIP, a health program that I facilitate locally in Toronto. CHIP USA is the corporate part of CHIP. Visit this site and be inspired by the latest articles on the merits of this comprehensive, healthy lifestyle program.
- Lifestyle Centre of America
Previously a lifestyle centre in Oklahoma, this organization has branched out in order to reach more people. They've done so by authoring a fantastic new healthy living diet plan called "The Full Plate Diet". It's a great new book-club concept where small groups learn together about healthy living and, in the process, lose weight and gain great health! bevHEALTH & Wellness will be hosting this great program in Toronto throughout the year. Click here for all the details.
- Toronto Vegetarian Association
The TVA has been an invaluable source of health and wellness education in Toronto since 1945. Be sure to read about their Veggie Challenge and the annual Vegetarian Food Fair!
- Vibrant Life
Vibrant Life is a bi-monthly magazine focusing on the physical, mental, as well as spiritual aspects of healthy living. Consider subscribing to this magazine!
- Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM)
PCRM is a nonprofit organization comprised of doctors and layperson who passionately care about health promotion. There's lots to learn about at this site, and also lots you can purchase. Be sure to download their insightful articles about the vegetarian lifestyle.
- The Cancer Project
This site promotes cancer prevention and survival through a better understanding of cancer causes, particularly the link between nutrition and cancer. beHEALTH & Wellness is hoping to host Cancer Project: Food For Life classes in Toronto soon.
- SilverHills Lifestyle Centre
Vacationing nature's way! Knowing that lifestyle determines your health, Silver Hills inspires lifestyle changes using nature's ways. Experience healthy living from a whole new perspective. Be sure to sign up for their e-newsletter.
- Weimar Institute of Health and Education
Located in the Sierra Nevada foothills, Weimar's live-in NEWSTART Lifestyle Program has helped thousands of people be victorious over heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, allergies, arthritis, excess weight, and stress.
- Dr. Neil Nedley Health Publishing
Dr. Neil Nedley is a dedicated, compassionate physician and an inspiring educator. His book "Proof Positive" is full of life-enhancing information and is one that you'll want in your personal library.
- Health Canada - Healthy Living
Health Canada has numerous resources about physical activity, smoking, and mental health -- many of which you can order for free. Take advantage of this wonderful resource!