Lifestyle Medicine is the use of evidence-based lifestyle therapeutic intervention—including a whole-food, plant-predominant eating pattern, regular physical activity, restorative sleep, stress management, avoidance of risky substances and positive social connection—as a primary modality, delivered by clinicians trained and certified in this specialty, to prevent, treat and often reverse chronic disease.
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Lifestyle medicine is PREVENTION
According to the World Health Organization, 80% of heart disease, stroke and type 2 diabetes and 40% of cancer could be prevented, primarily with improvements to diet and lifestyle.
Lifestyle Medicine is TREATMENT
Diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, heart disease, obesity, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease [NAFLD], and depression are just some of the conditions that can be treated with therapeutic lifestyle change
You can have control over your health. The choices you make in each of these areas determines your health, well-being and longevity. Select the colored links below for more information:
Avoidance of Harmful Substances
January is peak resolution season — whether it’s a plan to get organized at work or home, volunteer in the community, or read more — the new year is the perfect opportunity to make a fresh start. After weeks of parties and lavish meals over the holiday season, perhaps the most common resolution…