What is Lifestyle Medicine?
Lifestyle Medicine involves the use of evidence-based health modalities, such as a predominantly whole food, plant-based diet, regular physical activity, adequate sleep, stress management, and avoidance of risky substance use, to prevent, treat and reverse disease. Lifestyle Medicine care and treatment is well supported in the medical literature for its positive health outcomes, and proven benefits to reduce disease burden.
At Healthy Roots MD, our lifestyle medicine treatments begins by exploring the health behavior choices we make every day. Our in-depth LIFESTYLE ASSESSMENT includes guidance on the 6 Pillars of Lifestyle Medicine including:
● Nutrition assessment
● Exercise prescription,
● Sleep optimization,
● Stress management techniques,
● Support with substance abuse, if applicable and
● Resources to enhance social supports/ healthy relationships.