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HEALTHY EATING

www.whfoods.com/cookhealthy

"The George Mateljan Foundation is a non-profit organization of free of commercial influence, which provides this website for you free of charge.  Our purpose is to provide you with unbiased scientific information about how nutrient-rich World's Healthiest Foods can promote vibrant health and energy and fit your personal needs and busy lifestyle."

www.meditarraneandiet.gr/index.html

"Here is the place where you can find useful pieces of information about this healthy, traditional diet.  We have tried to provide you with essential information about the Mediterranean diet and Mediterranean foods."

www.fruitsandveggiesmorematters.org

"We all know that fruits and vegetable add important nutrition to our diets.  But how much should we eat?  And how can we make this nutrition stuff easier, tastier and more enjoyable?  To answer these and other questions, Produce for Better Health Foundation offers the Fruits & Veggies-More MattersTM health initiative, offers expert cooking advice, nutrition information and shopping tips."

www.glycemicindex.com

"Welcome to the home of the glycemic index - the official website for the glycemic index and international gastrointestinal database which is based in the Human Nutrition Unit, School of Molecular and Microbial Biosciences, University of Sydney.  Each month the Group publishes a free e-newsletter, Gastrointestinal News, to bring consumers and health professionals up to date with the latest gastronintestinal research from around the world.""

www.dashforhealth.com

"Our nutrition advice is based on the DASH eating plan - a diet with more scientific proof behind it than any other eating plan. The DASH Diet is a well-balanced way of eating that provides lots of choice and is easy to learn.  It centers on real food, not chemicals, food labels, or supplements.  It is rich in fruits, vegetables, and low-fat dairy foods and reduced in red meat, fats and sweets.  This healthy way of eating has been thoroughly tested in several large studies sponsored by the National Institutes of Health and has been scientifically proven to help people lose weight, lower their blood pressure and cholesterol, and even improve how they feel!"

www.dashdiet.org

"People with hypertension (high blood pressure) or prehypertension may be told by their physicians to adopt the DASH diet.  The DASH diet eating plan has been proven to lower blood pressure in studies sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertention).  The DASH diet involves eating more fruits and vegetable, and low-fat or non-fat dairy."

FOR A HEALTHIER ENVIRONMENT

www.scorecard.org

"Get an in-depth pollution report for your county, covering air, water, chemicals, and more.  Get answers to the most commonly asked questions on nationwide pollution."

www.checnet.org/healthehouse

"The resource for environmental health risks affecting your children."

www.earthsave.org

"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.  With your membership and support, EarthSave programs and local groups make a bigger difference across the world."

www.greenerchoices.org

"There are many ways you can reduce global warming emissions at home and on the road.  Below is a list of steps you can take to reduce carbon dioxid (CO2) emissions - a promary contributor to global warming - by potentially thousands of pounds."