Visit these individuals and organizations who have extensive knowledge and experience in preserving health and preventing disease through diet.
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, www.pcrm.org
Representing thousands of MDs and founded by Neal Barnard, MD, PCRM
believes that diet is your first line of defense and treatment for disease. Excellent related websites include www.thecancerproject.org and
Good Medicine magazine
EarthSave educates people about the powerful effects our food choices have on the environment, our health and all life on Earth, and encourages a shift toward a healthy plant-based diet.
Organic Consumers Association, www.organicconsumers.org
OCA’s e–newsletter, Organic Bytes, covers issues of food safety, organics and related topics.
San Francisco Vegetarian Society, www.sfvs.org
Founded in 1968, SFVS is a nonprofit group dedicated to educating the public about the benefits of a vegetarian diet. Sponsor of the annual
World Vegetarian Weekend Celebration.
The Macrobiotic Guide, The Art of Longevity, www.macrobiotics.co.uk
Based in London, this worldly website connects people who are interested in macrobiotics as a forum for discussing macrobiotic ideas, to providing access to consultants, teachers, speakers and worldwide events.
Kushi Institute, www.KushiInstitute.org
Founded in 1978 by macrobiotic pioneers Michio and Aveline Kushi, the Institute provides Macrobiotic Way to Health programs and an annual Summer Conference.
George Ohsawa Macrobiotic Foundation, www.ohsawamacrobiotics.com
Book publisher and distributor, publisher of Macrobiotics Today magazine, French Meadows Macrobiotic Summer Camp
Peninsula Macrobiotic Community, www.peninsulamacro.org
Weekly gourmet vegetarian/macrobiotic dinners, often followed by speakers, in Palo Alto, CA. Resourceful e-newsletter.
Vegetarian Health Institute,
If you'd like to thrive on a vegan diet and stop being vulnerable to vitamin and mineral deficiencies, request the Vegetarian Health Institute's new nutrition guide, "How Vegans Get Calcium, Iron, Protein, and Vitamins A, B12 & D"
Marin Vegetarian Education Group, www.marinveg.org
Celebrating 20 years in 2011, this local CA resource group directed by cookbook author and activist, Patti Breitman, sponsors monthly potlucks, speakers and shares lots of good information in their newsletter.
Platelet Disorder Support Association, www.pdsa.org
PDSA is dedicated to helping those with immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) and other platelet disorders through education, support, research and advocacy.
Celtic Sea Salt,, www.CelticSeaSalt.com
I use and recommend Selina Naturally's sea salts above all others. They are tested annually to certify they contain all 79 alkalinizing minerals and trace elements found in Nature, not just sodium and chloride like most other salts. Selina Naturally's sustainably-harvested Celtic Sea Salt and Hawaiian Salt are lower in sodium and higher in pH.
The Organic Wine Company, www.theorganicwinecompany.com
Premier source of French organic wines since 1980; great information on organic, biodynamic and vegan wines, sulfites. Organic wines from Europe (France, Spain, Portugal and Italy) and Australia, and a wine club.