In a few decades we’ll look back and realize how one new habit transformed healthcare”.
Johannes R. Fisslinger, Founder Lifestyle Prescriptions® University
What is Prescribing Lifestyle Medicine?
Lifestyle Medicine is the use of evidence-based lifestyle therapeutic intervention—including a whole-food, plant-predominant eating pattern, regular physical activity, restorative sleep, psychosocial stress management, avoidance of risky substances, and positive social connection to prevent, treat, and often reverse chronic disease.¹
Why Prescribe Lifestyle Medicine?
The science is clear. Lifestyle is Medicine and has the potential to stop and reverse the majority of chronic, non-communicable diseases.¹
Empower Your Patients
Reconnect with your medical mission and provide lifestyle options in additional to your current modalities. The quality of care improve and your enjoyment to work with patients too.
Get paid well for offering Lifestyle Medicine and Health Coaching through new reimbursement options available. ⁹
The 4 Pillars of Lifestyle Medicine
Typically, when healthcare providers prescribe Lifestyle Medicine they focus on lifestyle interventions like:
- Remove unhealthy, toxic substances
- Improve the quality of carbs, proteins, fats
Fitness & Exercise
- Consistent physical exercise
- Walking, Jogging, Weight training, Stretching
- Mindfulness, Yoga
- Breathing, Meditation
Love & Support
- Build stronger relationships
- Increase social connections
Lifestyle Medicine Prescriptions are personalized for each patient and monitored regular with the help of health coaches or qualified healthcare providers.
“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
Write Root-Cause Lifestyle Prescriptions®
Lifestyle Prescriptions® are proprietary evidence-based, root-cause based health plans designed to provide doctors, nurses, nurse practitioners, dietitians, health coaches, and allied health professionals with a framework and easy-to-integrate strategies to prescribing Lifestyle Medicine into any practice, clinic, or health center.
Lifestyle Prescriptions® are based on Organ-Mind-Brain Anatomy and the understanding that every organ tissue symptom is affected by specific psychosocial stressors & lifestyle habits.
Knowing this mind-body interconnectedness and using our reference charts and tools allow practitioners to prescribe personalized, effective Root-Cause Lifestyle Medicine Prescriptions.
Lifestyle Prescription® is a trademarked process. The copyrighted term can only be used after completing the "Write Lifestyle Prescription® Core Competencies Course" exclusively available by Lifestyle Prescription® University.