lifestyle medicine


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lifestyle medicine

The study of lifestyle choices in preventing and/or managing chronic disease and optimizing wellness.
See also: medicine
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Arthur Hengerer, professor of otolaryngology at the University of Rochester, on the importance of wellbeing for achieving academic and personal goals, and Stephan Herzog, executive director, American Board of Lifestyle Medicine who spoke on busting common nutrition myths.
Green prescriptions are very easy to learn and integrate into health care practices and provide a process that allows doctors and traditional-complementary health professionals to use the newest knowledge and strategies in Lifestyle Medicine without having to change the way they work.
The program is managed and coordinated by the not-for-profit Lifestyle Medicine Institute; it has been used in clinical settings (5), workplace environments (6), and community settings, and has been facilitated by Seventh-day Adventist churches (7,8).
UNPA introduced the following organizations to its growing list of partner organizations: American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP); American Botanical Council (ABC); The Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3 (GOED); The International Association for the Advancement of High Performance Thin Layer Chromatography (HPTLC); Medicus Research; and Personalized Lifestyle Medicine Institute.
The centre will offer personalised lifestyle medicine programmes based on a holistic approach uniting leading-edge Western medicine, advanced diagnostics and clinical therapies, complemented by centuries-old Eastern healing traditions and philosophies, a statement from DNA said.
Established with the ethos of transforming the current health paradigm from solely treating illness to an integrative 21st century model of preventive care, the DNA Centre for Integrative Medicine and Wellness will provide the highest level of US healthcare protocols -- based on integrative, functional and lifestyle medicine approaches -- for the treatment of chronic disease, healthy aging and lifestyle management.
Don Wagner, is a doctor of osteopathic medicine who is board-certified in emergency medicine and family practice, and he is course-certified in lifestyle medicine and plant-based nutrition.
James Rippe, Editor in Chief of the American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine.
Jonas was the co-author with Edward Phillips, MD (Director of the Institute of Lifestyle Medicine at Harvard), of the textbook for the American College of Sports Medicine's Exercise is Medicine[TM] program (ACSM's Exercise is Medicine: A Clinician's Guide to Exercise Prescription, Philadelphia, OPA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2009).
EDITOR'S NOTE--Preventive and Lifestyle Medicine (PLM) specialist and naturopathic physician Dr Don Miller, 60-year old, has been involved in natural medicine for 22 years and had served in South America, Eastern and Western Europe, the Far East, India, Africa and now in the Middle East, choosing Jordan as his springboard to the region.
Westman, director of the Lifestyle Medicine Clinic at Duke University, Durham, N.
Hans Diehl, director of the Lifestyle Medicine Institute of Loma Linda, Calif.