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Lifestyle Medicine Research

“Lifestyle as medicine has the potential to prevent up to 80% of chronic disease; no other medicine can match that. In addition, it is potentially inexpensive and even cost-saving; free of all but good side effects; safe and appropriate for children and octogenarians alike. It is, quite simply, the best medicine we’ve got.”
David Katz, MD, MPH, FACPM, FACP President, American College of Lifestyle Medicine, Founding Director, Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center

“PMRI is a non-profit research institute investigating the effects of diet and lifestyle choices on health and disease. Research project included results of studies in Telomerase, Telomeres, Gene Expression, Prostate Cancer, Heart Disease, Diabetes & Pre-diabetes, Weight Loss, Cholesterol, Blood Pressure, Depression & Multi-center Lifestyle Demonstration Projects.”
Dean Ornish MD, Preventive Medicine Research Instutite

Below small selection of research papers indicate a direct link between stress, stressful life events, traumas, beliefs, socioeconomic parameters and illness. Our mission is to motivate and educate doctors and health professionals in traditional and complementary health care to be trained accordingly and be able to integrated the newest research in a practical way into their practice. 

Preventive Medicine Research Institute and Dr. Dean Ornish related studies about lifestyle modifications and stress management


James M. Rippe - Lifestyle Medicine: Continued Growth and Evolution, March 21, 2016

James M. Rippe, Robert Boone, Amy Mechley, Michael Parkinson, Robert Porter, and Dexter Shurney - Expert Panel Discussion: Lifestyle Medicine Integrating Evidence Into Practice 2015

Elizabeth Pegg Frates and Jonathan Bonnet - Collaboration and Negotiation: The Key to Therapeutic Lifestyle Change, March 14, 2016

Caldwell B. Esselstyn, Jr - Defining an Overdue Requiem for Palliative Cardiovascular Medicine, March 31, 2016

Dan Buettner and Sam Skemp - Blue Zones: Lessons From the World’s Longest Lived, March 21, 2016

Mark D. Faries - Why We Don’t “Just Do It”: Understanding the Intention-Behavior Gap in Lifestyle Medicine, March 22, 2016

Shilpa Patel Saxena - Leveraging Time With Lifestyle-Based Group Visits, March 14, 2016

Wayne S. Dysinger - Lifestyle Medicine Practice: Exploring Workable Models, June 2, 2016

Cynthia Geyer - Lifestyle, Lipids, and Cardiovascular Risk Reduction in a Woman With Metabolically Unhealthy Normal Weight, Oct. 2016

Read abstracts and experts at AJL Sagepub.Search for specific Lifestyle and Natural Medicine research here.