WHAT IS LIFESTYLE MEDICINE?

A Different Approach

Lifestyle Medicine involves the use of evidence-based lifestyle therapeutic approaches, such as a predominantly whole food, plant-based diet, regular physical activity, adequate sleep, stress management, avoidance of risky substance use, and other non-drug modalities, to prevent, treat, and, oftentimes, reverse the lifestyle-related, chronic disease that's all too prevalent. --American College of Lifestyle Medicine

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“Nothing in all of medicine can do what lifestyle can do to add years to life and life to years. It is quite simply the best medicine we’ve got.” 

-Dr. David Katz, MD, Founding Director of the Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center