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Lifestyle Medicine Fundamentals

Learn key concepts of evidence-based lifestyle therapeutic approaches used to prevent and treat the root causes of lifestyle-related, chronic diseases.
Instructor:
Amanda McKinney
1,011 students enrolled
English
Define the key concepts of Oxidative Stress, Microbiome, and Epigenetics
Identify the role that the Oxidative Stress, Microbiome, and Epigenetics play in human health
Recognize the interaction of exercise with our overall health
Recognize how sleep and stress management interacts with our overall health

About this course

In this course, you will explore the core Lifestyle Medicine principles that form the foundation of this emerging field of patient care and learn why the application of lifestyle medicine is needed.

Lifestyle Medicine involves the use of evidence-based lifestyle therapeutic approaches, to prevent, treat, and, oftentimes, reverse the root causes of lifestyle-related, chronic disease that’s all too prevalent.

This course will review the role of oxidative stress, microbiome, and epigenetic as root causes of chronic disease and how environmental factors contribute. We will also explore the core lifestyle principles of exercise, sleep, and stress management.

 

Main Features

  • Define the key concepts of Oxidative Stress, Microbiome, and Epigenetics.
  • Identify the role that the Oxidative Stress, Microbiome, and Epigenetics play in human health.
  • Recognize the interaction of exercise with our overall health.
  • Recognize how sleep and stress management interacts with our overall health.
  • Comprehend how the physical environments impact chronic diseases of lifestyle.

Prerequisites

N/A

This course is FREE.
Definitely! If you have an internet connection, courses are available on any device at any time. If you don't have an internet connection, some instructors also let their students download course lectures. That's up to the instructor though, so make sure you get on their good side!
You can view and review the lecture materials indefinitely, like an on-demand channel.
Verified certificate upon completion

Includes

10 hours on-demand video
Full lifetime access
Access on mobile and TV
Certificate of Completion