It’s been said many times: Follow the money … and I believe it also applies to our healthcare system. Let me explain why 100,000 full-time and well trained health coaches in the US will fix the US healthcare system, save $ BILLIONS in healthcare costs; why it’s not a dream but a necessity and a… Continue reading Fix Healthcare. Save Billions. Create 100,000 Job – A No-Brainer Strategy!
Before we explore how to solve the Chronic Disease Pandemic we really need to get our definitions and facts straight: What are Chronic Diseases? Based on the CDC chronic or non-communicable diseases are “defined broadly as conditions that last 1 year or more and require ongoing medical attention or limit activities of daily living or… Continue reading Chronic Disease. Is It Really A Pandemic?
“In a few decades we’ll look back and realize how one new habit transformed healthcare”. Johannes R. Fisslinger, Founder Lifestyle Prescriptions® University In 2011 I woke up one morning in a dream-like state and thought to myself “Why is nobody writing Lifestyle Prescriptions®“? Even though I’ve been training healthcare providers in Health Coaching and Root-Cause… Continue reading Prescribing Lifestyle Medicine and Lifestyle Prescriptions®
The Lifestyle Medicine Summit Oct. 27-31, 2021 will be the Largest Global Gathering of Health Professionals passionate about Lifestyle Medicine Join 10,000+ health professionals attendees from 50+ Countries and 7 Continents. Integrate evidence-based root-cause protocols into your practice to help reduce lifestyle related chronic diseases. Register for FREE Partner with us and join our Global… Continue reading Lifestyle Medicine Summit Oct. 27-31, 2021
By Tamara Golden RN, HNB-BC, WHE, NBC-HWC Deciding what to eat has become a very complicated decision for anyone trying to improve their overall health and habits these days. There is much conflicting information and evidence in the field of Nutrition about what really constitutes a “healthy diet.” One dietary theory says grains are good… Continue reading Deciphering the Dietary Confusion: What “Healthy” Diets Have In Common
Medicine and lifestyle are often kept separate as it gets too personal for the medical industry to truly follow someone through an educational approach to care. The future of care is an integrative approach that goes beyond what can be done in any one practice. Practitioners integrating the healthcare industry is where healing grows from… Continue reading Integrating Lifestyle Medicine in health care practices: A Health’s Coach Perspective
In 2017, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, the expert panel that decides which treatments should be offered for free under Obamacare, found that the decisive factor in obesity care was not the diet patients went on, but how much attention and support they received while they were on it. Participants who got more than 12 consulting… Continue reading Obesity, diets and what’s proven to work
In the fall of 2020, the NBHWC applied for a taxonomy code for health & wellness coaches. We recently learned this was granted and will become effective April 1, 2021. This is a significant step forward for the industry as this decision further demonstrates the importance of the role of the health & wellness coach… Continue reading Health Coaching to be reimbursed by insurers
40% of food goes to waste. We’re working to change that by partnering with FoodCycleLA. Elke Miller, LPU board member and her team in Los Angeles have partnered with FoodCycleLA to collect and distribute food that would have been trashed from restaurants, grocery stores and shops and is distributing it to homeless shelters and communities in need.… Continue reading Lifestyle Medicine University Foundation partners with FoodCycleLA
Please fill out the below application form to receive criteria and requirements to be accredited by the Lifestyle Medicine University Foundation. You may apply for accreditation if you teach root-cause based Lifestyle Medicine, Health Coaching and Lifestyle Prescriptions® Courses and Certification Trainings. Please send us a message with details about Your school or training organization… Continue reading Apply for Root-Cause Health Coaching Accreditation