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As your partners in health, we recognize that maintaining your health and wellness requires guidance that extends beyond our doors. We also know there is a lot of confusing and misleading information about how to best live a healthy life. Below are links to sites and services that we believe provide you with the best information and resources possible.

"Essential Health & Wellness was built with the vision of creating a model of care that promotes deep and trusting relationships, while focusing on the most current scientific knowledge related to optimal health."

Jay Stevens, MD

Environmental Working Group

The EWG is a non-partisan organization dedicated to protecting human health and the environment. Using the latest research, the EWG provides reliable information on the potential health hazards of food and personal care products, Make better choices when purchasing consumer products! https://www.ewg.org/

NutritionFacts.org

One of the greatest challenges for consumers and healthcare practitoners alike is keeping up with endless piles of research. The team at NutritionFacts.org is unparalleled at deciphering the truth among numerous conflicting studies and summarizing them into entertaining, bite-sized videos. Learn how to make food your medicine and prevent chronic disease with your fork! https://nutritionfacts.org/

SkinSAFE

Personal care products are full of chemicals, many of which are not revealed to consumers. Developed in partnership with the Mayo Clinic, SkinSAFE tells you exactly what’s in your personal care products and how if may affect your skin as well as your overall health. Next time your are at the store, choose the best products for healthy skin, free from allergens and irritants. https://www.skinsafeproducts.com/

THRIVE Market

Eating high quality food is important to maximize your health. Budgeting for success is important too. THRIVE market allows you to shop for the organic brands you love for less. https://thrivemarket.com/

SLEEP JUNKIES

Often neglected, sleep is fundamental to optimal health and wellness. Sleep Junkies focuses on all things sleep, plain and simple. Learn about the science of sleep or read about the latest tips and technology for a more peaceful nights rest. https://sleepjunkies.com/

The People's Pharmacy

Explore the pros and cons of prescription and over-the-counter medication, while discovering useful home remedies. Learn about foods, herbs, and supplements to heal common medical conditions. https://www.peoplespharmacy.com/

Forks Over Knives

Forks Over Knives embraces Hippocrates’ food-as-medicine philosophy. In 2011 they released the provocative documentary, Forks Over Knives, challenging the status quo and the standard American diet. They have published several books, which have been featured on New York Times Best Sellers list. They also offer cooking classes and meal plans. https://www.forksoverknives.com/