Posts: Lifestyle Medicine
May 31st is World No Tobacco Day.
The World Health Organization (WHO), mark the occasion by “highlighting the health and additional risks associated with tobacco use, and advocating for effective policies to reduce tobacco consumption”(1).
This year’s theme “Tobacco – a threat to development” not only emphasises the established impact of tobacco on health, accounting for over […]
Lifestyle Medicine is the science of how human choices, society and environment impacts on our health. For clinicians it is how we can assist our patients to make better choices around diet, physical activity, smoking, alcohol consumption, stress and connection with others to reverse and prevent chronic disease and promote wellbeing. So where does supplementation […]
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors associated with lifestyle include smoking, alcohol intake, diet, and exercise. Read more
We’re delighted to share news of the formation of the Lifestyle Medicine Global Alliance (LMGA). This initiative demonstrates an unrivalled collaboration of thirteen Lifestyle Medicine colleges and societies around the world and growing, coming together to share knowledge and best practices, and to more compellingly convey […]
Reinvigorate your practice & passion
Kicking off ASLM’s new series of practical clinical workshops is this one day, “everything you ever wanted to know about Lifestyle Medicine and how to put it into practice” seminar, focused on giving you the knowledge and tools to improve both patient outcomes and your own practitioner satisfaction.
This brief interview was recorded in August 2016 at the Charles Perkins Centre, University of Sydney. David shares with us the philosophy and role of Lifestyle Medicine and characteristically, challenges us to be part of the solution.
Dr David L. Katz, MD, MPH, FACPM, FACP, FACLM
The ABLM sets and maintains standards for assessment and credentialing of physicians in Lifestyle Medicine. Certification as an ABLM diplomate signifies specialised knowledge […]
This article by Jacinta Sherlock APD originally appeared in Dietitian Connection and has been republished with their permission. This was the crux of my thinking during a deep three day dive, immersed deeply into the sea, learning and experiencing the principles of lifestyle medicine and as a curious early career dietitian absorbing, like a sponge […]
We get it, between the end of year parties, family festivities and general holiday mode it’s easy to slip out of your routine and find yourself swearing on a strict health challenge come February. But, we know that you are the product of your habits and just sticking to a few regular practices can help […]