References and Links



“Yoga – The Spirit and Practice of Moving into Stillness” by Erich Schiffmann.


“Yoga and Ayurveda” by David Frawley


“The Seven Spiritual Laws of Yoga” by Deepak Chopra and David Simon


“The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali” by Sri Swami Satchidananda, Mukunda Stiles, etc. 


“Anusara Yoga Teacher Training Manual” by John Friend –


“YogaFit – The Program for a more powerful, flexible, and defined physique” by Beth Shaw


“Hatha Yoga Illustrated for greater strength, flexibility, and focus” by Martin Kirk and Brooke Boon


Nutrition Documents and Books


Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010 –


2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans –


“The Spectrum – A Scientifically Proven Program to Feel better, Live Longer, Lose Weight, and Gain Health” by Dr Dean Ornish


“Eat for Health” and “Nutritarian Handbook” by Dr. Joel Fuhrman


URLs for Food Pyramids


USDA Food Pyramid -


MyPyramid Online Assessment Tool -


- Dr. Fuhrman Nutritarian Food Pyramid


Dr Andrew Weil Antioxidant Food Pyramid is at


Eat Right America Food Pyramid and superfoods


Mayo Clinic Food Pyramid - – search food pyramid


Mediterranean Diet Food Pyramid -


URLs – Nutrition and Health General


Dr. Fuhrman Nutritarian -


Whole Foods Four Pillars -


Dean Ornish -


Dean Ornish -


Dr Ann Kulze -


Dr Weil


Veterans Administration MOVE Motivated Overweight Vets Everywhere


Food and Nutrition Information Center - Search Interactive Tools


URLs – Superfoods / Functional Foods


WebMD list of superfoods is at


Dr. Fuhrman Nutritarian Superfoods -


Eat Right America pyramid and superfoods


URLs – US Government Nutrition and Health General


Health Finder - U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


Veterans Administration Wellness -


Veterans Administration MOVE (Motivated Overweight Veterans Everywhere) -


USDA National Agriculture Library


Foodapedia -  Quick access to food info. Find the calories and MyPyramid food groups for a food, or compare two foods.


Medline Plus from US National Library of Medicine and National Institute of Health -


Food and Drug Administration


United States Department of Agriculture and


URLs – Nutrition and Health Organizations


Mayo Clinic -


Merck Online Medical Library -


Meals Matters


American Cancer Society


American Dietetic Association


American Heart Association


American Institute for Cancer Research


Institute of Food Technologists


Institute of Medicine Food and Nutrition Board


National Cancer Institute


National Institutes of Health Office of Dietary Supplements


URLs for Stress Management


Medline Plus from US National Library of Medicine and National Institute of Health


Stress Management -


SAMHSA Stress Management -