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What is Lifestyle Medicine?

Lifestyle medicine is defined as: “a branch of evidence-based medicine in which comprehensive lifestyle changes (including nutrition, physical activity, stress management, social support and environmental exposures) are used to prevent, treat and reverse the progression of chronic diseases by addressing their underlying causes.(1)” According to the World Health Organisation; Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) are the leading …

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