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Reliable Resources

Below you will find a list of credible agencies, groups, organizations, books, journals, databases, and websites on: exercise, nutrition, health, and disease. This is only a partial listing, there are other reputable resources which exist for finding reliable scientific and medical information.


Healthcare administration Career Guide
The 10 Highest Paid Nursing Jobs with an MSN Degree
A Guide to Public Health in California
A Guide to Public Health Careers
A Guide to Public Health Education
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
American College of Sports Medicine
American Senior Safety Agency
American Society for Nutritional Sciences
Brandman University
Chapman University
Center for Science in the Public Interest
Cure for Cancers
Dept. of Health & Human Services
Department of Health Sciences & Kinesiology at Chapman University
Food and Drug Administration
Food and Nutrition Information Center
Go4Life from the National Institutes of Aging
Gatorade Sports Science Institute
Health Career Options
Idea Health & Fitness Association
National Strength & Conditioning Association
Nurse Practitioner Program Guides
Nutrition Careers and Degrees
Nutrient Data Laboratory
Science Based Medicine  Weblog
Sports Medicine
The Performance Lab
The President's Council on Physical Fitness & Sports
USDA Food Composition Databases

Scientific Journals

Acta Physiologica Scandinavica
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition
American Journal of Sports Medicine
CSPI - Nutrition Action Health Letter
European Journal of Applied Physiology
FDA Consumer Magazine
International Journal of Obesity
International Journal of Sport Nutrition
Journal of the American Dietetic Association
Journal of the American Medical Association
Journal of Applied Biomechanics

Journal of Applied Physiology
Journal of Nutrition Education
Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology
Journal of Strength Conditioning Research
Medicine & Science in Sports and Exercise
Nutrition and Metabolism
Nutrition Today
Physician and Sports Medicine
Sports Medicine
Strength and Conditioning Journal
The Journal of Nutrition

Common Medical & Scientific Databases

ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Databasea

Science Direct
Web of Science


American College of Sports Medicine
PO Box 1440
Indianapolis, IN 46206-1440
(317) 637-9200

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
216 West Jackson Boulevard, Suite 800
Chicago, IL 60606-6995
(312) 899-0040

Center for Science in the Public Interest
1875 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 300
Washington, DC 20009 
(202) 332-9110

Food and Drug Administration
Office of Consumer Affairs
5600 Fishers Lane
Rockville, MD 20857  (301) 443-3170

Food and Nutrition Information Center
10301 Baltimore Boulevard, Room 304
Beltsville, MD 20705
(301) 504-5719

National Council Against Health Fraud
PO Box 1276
Loma Linda, CA 92354-9983
(714) 824-4690


The China Study: Startling Implications for Diet, Weight Loss and Long-term Health. T. Colin Campbell and Thomas M. Campbell II. BenBella Books, Dallas, Texas, 2005. Synopsis of The China Study

Eat Right - Electrolyte: A Nutrition Guide to Minerals in our Daily Diet. W. Rex Hawkins. Prometheus Books, Amherst, New York, 2005.

Exercise Physiology: Energy, Nutrition, and Human Performance, 5th edition by William D. McArdle, Frank I. Katch and Victor L. Katch, Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore, MD, 2001.

Fuel Up: Using the Principles of Sports Nutrition to Perform Like a Pro. Sternlicht, E. and N. Feineman. Perigee Publishers, New York, N.Y., 2001.

The InVision Guide to a Healthy Heart. A. Tsiaras. Harper Collins, New York, NY, 2005.

Nutrition for Health, Fitness & Sport, 5th Edition by Melvin H. Williams, WCB McGraw-Hill, Boston, MA, 1999.

Nutrition in Exercise and Sport editors James F. Hickson and Ira Wolinsky, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, 1993.

Sports & Exercise Nutrition by William D. McArdle, Frank I. Katch and Victor L. Katch, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore, MD, 1999.

The Truth About the Drug Companies: How they Deceive Us and What to do About it. M. Angell. Random House, New York, NY, 2004.