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Another resource is the Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database (NMCD).  It is an online resource that also provides a consumer and a professional version of its produce.  NMCD is widely used by health professionals who practice natural medicine.  The Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University offers a very well respected Micronutrient Information Center.  It is free and open to public.  The Orthomolecular Organization (Orthomolecular is a term coined by Linus Pauling in his 1968 article in Science.  

In the classic article, he advocated the use of nutraceuticals in the treatment of mental disease “by the provision of the optimum molecular environment for the mind, especially the optimum concentrations of substances normally present in the body.”   Later, Pauling broadly defined orthomolecular medicine as preserving good health and treating disease by “varying the concentrations in the human body of substances that are normally present in the body and are required for health.

More contemporaneously, the Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM) was formed “to advance the highest expression of individual health.”  As such, it is heavily involved in allopathic medical education and provides a database of functional medicine practitioners that is a free resources for patients looking for natural medicine practitioners.  Relatedly, the Integrative Medicine for Mental Health (IMMH) movement “supports a whole body approach to mental health disorders utilizing multiple fields of medicine and nutritional sciences.”  Like IFM, IMMH is heavily involved in the education of health professionals and provides a database of psychiatric mental health providers who subscribe to its whole body approach.

What Can You Expect From A Mind Body Works’ Nutraceutical Consultation?

1. Evidence-based answers to your questions

2. Reliable information

3. Recommendations based on your lifestyle preferences

4. Cost-conscious product recommendations

5. Specialized research as required

6. Referral for a higher level of evaluation as indicated by your comments

and questions

7. Written documentation of the consult for your reference

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