Why Lifestyle Medicine is the Missing Piece of our Healthcare Toolkit
In response to the escalating epidemic of chronic disease in our community, Kellyn Foundation (www.kellyn.org) will hold the inaugural Lifestyle Medicine Symposium in the Lehigh Valley on April 6, 2019, entitled “Discontent is the First Necessity of Progress: Why Lifestyle Medicine is the Missing Piece of our Healthcare Toolkit”.
What is the evidence supporting the use of nature as medicine?
What is Green RX?
Everyone knows fresh air is good for you. But did you know that exercising outside or in view of outside is more effective than exercising inside? Or that dementia gardens can improve memory? Or that PTSD and ADHD can improve with nature guidance?
How does nature work? Behavioral activation? Cortisol, vitamin D and serotonin level change? Phytoncide inhalation? Immune system desensitization?
Implementing School-Based Policies to Prevent Obesity
This research, published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, aimed to assess whether implementation of specific nutrition and physical activity components of school wellness policies lead to healthier student outcomes, including BMI trajectories. Findings indicate that implementing strong school nutrition policies results in healthier weight trajectories in middle school students.
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