Experts say healthy lifestyle combats chronic disease better than meds
|Experts say healthy lifestyle combats chronic disease better than meds||Darrell Miller||06/16/17|
June 16, 2017 07:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Subject: Experts say healthy lifestyle combats chronic disease better than meds
Diet-related diseases such as diabetes, high cholesterol, and obesity drive a doctors to over-prescribe costly pharmaceuticals, each carrying their own potentially damaging side effects. Medical experts have begun looking beyond these pricey and potentially damaging drugs directly to the diets of their patients. Diets high in fiber, omega-3 fatty acids, antioxidants, and plant sterols are essential for heart health and prevention of diet-related diseases. Companies such as Step One Foods, begun by cardiologist Dr. Elizabeth Klodas, are providing nutrient-filled options that are precisely measured for patients who are unable to make the diet switch on their own. Research suggest that lifestyle improvement through diet can significantly prevent chronic disease. Lifestyle changes are part of a new cultural wave of overall health and prevention.
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