There is no doubt that daily habits and actions exert a profound health impact. The fact that nutritional practices, level of physical activity, weight management, and other behaviors play key roles both in the prevention and treatment of most metabolic diseases has been recognized by their incorporation into virtually every evidence-based medical guideline. Despite this widespread recognition, physicians and other healthcare workers often cannot find a definitive and comprehensive source of information on all of these areas.
Designed for physicians and other health care workers, Lifestyle Medicine, Second Edition brings together evidence-based research in multiple health-related fields to assist practitioners both in treating disease and promoting good health. Sections cover nutrition and exercise, behavioral psychology, public policy, and management of a range of disorders, including cardiovascular disease, endocrine and metabolic dysfunction, obesity, cancer, immunology and infectious diseases, pulmonary disorders, and many more.
Brand: CRC Press
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I teach in the preventive health & lifestyle area. This text is readable, up-to-date and comprehensive. I definitely recommend and believe it is worth the money!
Huge book, but packed with information on public health, preventive medicine and medical models as it pertains to lifestyle and its related ailments.
Lifestyle Medicine, 2nd edit., is not for the readers looking for cancer-related lifestyle issues. It deals with cancers in just 4+1 chapters out of 133 chapters, only 42+15 pages out of 1588 pages. You can see the sign from the editor of the book, Dr. Rippe. Many of the figures are funny too.
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