LIFESTYLE MEDICINE: SCIENCE & ART OF HEALTHY LONGEVITY
23 June 2018 • Edinburgh
When it comes to eating well, we not only have to consider our own health, but the health of our planet. I have to admit, I was a little hesitant to write about this topic as I am not an expert in environmental and agricultural affairs but I have done extensive research…
At face value, this seems reasonable: ‘Eat that donut and you have to walk a km to make up for it!’ But an understanding of the complexities of bio-energetics shows how far it is off the mark. Couple this with the requirements for successful health promotion and you can see the trouble we have with prescription compliance in lifestyle-associated activities.
Movement and fitness have become optional extras for modern humans. Most of us now spend the majority of our lives sitting for prolonged periods – at our desks, in our cars, on our sofas.