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Nutrition


American College of Nutrition

Represents clinicians and allied health professionals applying nutrition in practice.  Grants the Certified Nutrition Specialist (CNS) designation through its related organization, the Board for Certification of Nutrition Specialists.


Board for Certification of Nutrition Specialists

Certifying body for the Certified Nutrition Specialist (CNS) credential, the gold standard credential for advanced clinical nutrition professionals. 


Center for Nutrition Advocacy

Advocates for the pivotal role of nutrition practitioners through public and private policy. 


American Society for Nutrition

Leading nutrition research society.  Publishes the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition and The Journal of Nutrition.


Institute for Functional Medicine

Represents and provides educational programs for clinicians focused on applying functional medicine in practice.



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American Academy of Environmental Medicine

Focused on educating practitioners in environmental medicine and promoting an understanding of the underlying causes of illness in chronic, complex disease.  Also publishes the Journal of Nutritional and Environmental Medicine.

Environmental Working Group
Public interest watchdog focused on environmental health issues.


National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)

NIH division focused on environmental health issues.  Publishes the free peer-reviewed journal, Environmental Health Perspectives.



Autism


Autism Action Network

A group focused on following and affecting public policy change with regard to children with neurodevelopmental and communication disorders.


Autism Research Institute

Original organization advocating the use of biomedical treatment for autistic spectrum disorders.


Generation Rescue

Advocates that the mercury-based preservative thimerosal in vaccines has been a significant factor for the rise in autism, and that biomedical treatment to reduce heavy metal burden can help lead to recovery.


Put Children First

Created by the people who created Generation Rescue, this site provides an excellent summary of the likely cover-up by the CDC of the relationship between thimerosal and the epidemic of autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders observed in children.


SafeMinds

An organization working to raise the awareness of the dangers of mercury exposure in children, especially through vaccines.  Active in political and legal areas, as well as helping to fund some medical research.



Dental Amalgams


Consumers for Dental Choice

Organization advocating elimination of the use of mercury amalgams in dentistry. Actively involved in pursuing the passage of legislation at both the state and federal level.

D.A.M.S.
Consumer organization advocating mercury-free dentistry.


International Academy of Oral Medicine & Toxicology (IAOMT)
Organization representing dental, medical, and research professionals advocating mercury-free dentistry.






 

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