Health E Guide Nutrition, Cambridge Ontario

Ruth Thompson, Registered Nutritionist: RHN, RNCP, ROHP, MSW

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The ultimate responsibility for health belongs to the individual.

To bear this responsibility individuals need quality information that is applicable to their personal situation.

Healthy Food Sources - Cambridge Ontario

Oakridge Acres Country Meat Store

2132 Greenfield Road, Ayr Ontario

Resources for Individual Study

There are many books and web sites, but which ones provide reliable and valid information? The following resources are based on sound research and the best current opinion on various health issues.


Canadian web sites: Free Information Health Canada - Government policies, alerts, reports on health issues in Canada. Public Health Agency of Canada. News, policies and activities relating to health promotion, immunization, infectious diseases, travel health. National Institute of Nutrition - A non-profit organization providing leadership in advancing the knowledge and practice of nutrition among Canadians. Canadian Institutes of Health Research International Organization of Nutritional Consultants - Non-profit organization that monitors the educational qualifications of nutrition counselors. Dieticians of Canada Consumer Health Organization of Canada - A non-profit organization founded in 1973 - committed to making people aware of holistic and alternative approaches to health. Organizes yearly Total Health conference in Toronto area. Canadian Food Inspection Agency - Regulates and monitors food quality and safety.

International web sites: Free information Linus Pauling Institute - Research and information on the impact of micronutrients (vitamins, minerals, etc.) on health. Institute develop in honour and memory of Dr. Linus Pauling (two time Nobel Prize winner). Operates from Oregon State University. Human Nutrition Center on Aging, Tufts University (Boston, Mass.) Science Daily-the latest research news i9n health and lnutrition Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine - Founded in 1985, a non-profit organization of doctors and laypersons working together for compassionate and effective medical practice, research and health promotion. National Institute of Aging Environmental Health Perspectives - Current peer-reviewed research and news on environmental factors that affect human health. Mayo Clinic - Comprehensive information on wide variety of health issues. (Healthy Living Center, Healthy Aging, Drug and Supplement Information)  Journal of Nutrition. Subscription required to view complete articles, but abstracts can be viewed free. National Women's Health Resource Centre - Non-profit organization providing recent medical research and health news specifically for women. Medical research and information on a wide variety of health issues. Council for Responsible Nutrition - A science based trade association representing 110 companies in the dietary supplement industry. Member companies adhere to high quality standards and good manufacturing practices. National Sanitation Foundation. Independent test results on dietary supplements, food safety, drinking water, good manufacturing practices. American Obesity Association - Non-profit organization providing information and support for obesity.


General Nutrition

"Allergies: Disease in Disguise" 1994, Carolee Bateson-Koch, D.C., N.D. (Canadian)

"Your Body's Many Cries for Water", 1992, F. Batmanghelidj, MD

"Fats that Heal, Fats that Kill", 1993, Udo Erasmus, PhD Nutrition (Canadian)

"Super Immunity for Kids: What to Feed Your Children to Keep Them Healthy Now and Prevent Disease in Their Future", 1988, Leo Galland, M.D.

"The All Natural Allergy Cookbook (dairy free, gluten-free)," 1991, by Jeanne Marie Martin

"Dr. Mindell's Vitamin Bible", 1991, Earl Mindell, PhD

"Return to the Joy of Health", 1995, Zoltan P. Rona. MD. Msc (Canadian) with Healing Foods, Recipes and Nutrition Advice by Jeanne Marie Martin

"The Immune System Cure", 1999, Lorna Vanderhaeghe and Patrick Bouic, PhD

"Highway to Health", 2000, Ross Walker, MD (Cardiologist)

"Eat, Drink and Be Healthy," 2001, Walter Willett, Harvard Medical School Guide to Healthy Eating

“Nourishing Traditions” , Sally Fallon with Mary Enig, Phd 2001

“Wheat Belly”, 2011, William Davis, MD

“Never Be Sick Again”, 2002, Raymond Francis


“Excitotoxins: The Taste that Kills”, 1997, Russell L. Blaylock, MD

"How to Stay Young and Healthy in a Toxic World", 1999, Ann Louise Gittleman, MS, CNS

"Dr. Mindell's Anti-Aging Bible", 1996, Earl Mindell, PhD (Pharmacy)

"Shed 10 Years in 10 Weeks", 1997, Julian Whitaker, MD and Carol Colman

"Growing Younger", Deepak Chopra

Weight Management

"Dieting for Dummies", 1999, Jane Kirby

"Nine Truths About Successful Weight Control: The No-Risk, No-Nonsense Plan for Lifelong Weight Control", 2000, Daniel Kirschenbaum PhD

"The Diet Bible", 2002, Earl Mindell, PhD

"A Course in Weight Loss”, 2012, Marianne Williamson

"Never Say Diet: Discover Your Body's Inner Wisdom", 2000, Judith Toews, RD & Nicole Parton (Canadian)

Getting it All Together

“The Gift of Change”, 2006, Marianne Williamson

“The Biology of Belief: Unleashing the power of consciousness matter and miracles” 2005, Bruce H Lipton, PhD

"You Can Heal Your Life", 1999, Louise Hay

"Think and Grow Rich", 1987, Napoleon Hill

"Who Moved My Cheese: An Amazing Way to Deal with Change in Your Work and in Your Life", 1998, Dr. Spencer Johnson

"The Success Journey: The Process of Living Your Dreams", 1997, John C. Maxwell

"Failing Forward: How to Make the Most of Your Mistakes", 2000, John C. Maxwell

"Why People Don't Heal and How They Can, 1997, Caroline Myss, PhD

"The Magic of Thinking Big", 1959, David J. Schwartz, PhD

"Find Your Passion", 2000, Arnie Warren

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