Dietary Supplement Information Bureau
DSIB provides a dynamic, exciting Web site to advance the mission: To improve public health by communicating the benefits of dietary supplements. provides critical, unbiased information on dietary supplements for consumers, the media, and legislators. The Web site promotes the understanding of the value of dietary supplements to maintaining health and well-being.

Google is a good place to start looking for information. If you are searching with more than one word and your aren't getting the "hits" you want, try placing quotation marks around the word group within the search box.

Clinical Pearls
Clinical Pearls is a subscription only service, but they do let you sample some old issues. Clinical Pearls summarizes the current conventional research pertinent to alternative medicine weekly and monthly.

Healthnotes is a database of nutritional information written by some of the leading physicians in alternative medicine. Willner Chemists has been generous enough to provide it for their website visitors. scroll half way down the page and click on Healthnotes

American Botanical Council
The American Botanical Council is an organization dedicated to gathering and disseminating information about herbs. Whole Foods Markets had been generous enough to provide the ABC.s proprietary content for their website visitors. or

Sloan Kettering herb guide
Sloan Kettering Memorial Hospital is one of the preeminent cancer hospitals. This herb guide includes some information on cancer and herbs.

Life Extension Magazine
Life Extension Foundation writes extensively on new research about conditions and products.

Medical News websites
A compendium of health sites in the media.

Natural Products Industry Center news
This site gives a great deal of information on supplements and includes industry news. They offer an e-newsletter that is very comprehensive.

National Agricultural Library
This is the world's largest agricultural library, including nutrient databases.

Medline Plus is a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.

Medline is the place to search for abstracts of articles published in the conventional medical literature.

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, a part of the National Institutes of Health. This site includes articles and databases.

Clinical trials
Information site on clinical trials of new drugs and procedures for a variety of diseases and conditions are available at these 3 sites:

National Institute of Health - office of dietary supplements
This comprehensive site includes The International Bibliographic Information on Dietary Supplements (IBIDS) database among other extensive content.

Elsevier Medical journals
Well known journals that are free to the public.

The Lancet
The Lancet is a conventional British medical journal with a surprising number of nutritionally oriented research studies. Full articles require a fee or subscription, but abstracts are free.

JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association)
America's most influential medical journal. Website has user-friendly abstracts and features detailing medical breakthroughs.

World Cancer Research Fund & American Institute for Cancer Research
Food, Nutrition, Physical Activity, and the Prevention of Cancer: a Global Perspective-Online

New England Journal of Medicine

Lab Tests Online

Celiac Sprue Association

Dietary Supplement Information Bureau