Clinical Update: Lifestyle Medicine

by S Arulrhaj, Vivek Chandra

Lifestyle medicine is a branch of evidence-based healthcare emphasizing disease prevention over curative medicine. In the ensuing years, interest in the field and application has expanded to a variety of health professionals. With evolution of the lifestyle medicine evidence-base, the competencies have been updated. This book consists of 9 chapters that focus on overview of healthy lifestyle, lifestyle principle, lifestyle disorders and noncommunicable diseases, lifestyle rectification benefits, physical activity benefits, and yoga, sleep, mind, body, and spiritual health, environmental interventions, and integrating lifestyle interventions into clinical practice. The lifestyle medicine core competencies were developed by a committee of physicians from several medical specialties to provide guidance on the knowledge and skills needed for physicians to provide high quality lifestyle interventions that optimize chronic disease outcomes.


Book Detail

Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Arulrhaj S
Association of Physicians of India (API)
2. Chandra Vivek Navin Upchar Kendra, Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
ISBN 9789354659737
Speciality Medicine
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/18823
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2023
Pages 88
Book Type Professional


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