Lifestyle Medicine Education

  title={Lifestyle Medicine Education},
  author={Rani Polak and Rachele Pojednic and Edward M. Phillips},
  journal={American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine},
  pages={361 - 367}
The actual causes of premature adult deaths, the preponderance of noncommunicable chronic diseases, and their associated costs are related to unhealthy behaviors, such as poor nutrition, physical inactivity, and tobacco use. Although recommended as the first line of prevention and management, providers often do not provide behavioral change counseling in their care. Medical education in lifestyle medicine is, therefore, proposed as a necessary intervention to allow all health providers to learn… 

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