Transform the community and the practice of medicine by empowering patients to take control of their health.
Reduce the individual and societal burden of chronic disease.
Reduce the burden of health care costs related to chronic disease.
Move so many people toward a happier and healthier lifestyle that the population at large moves in the same direction!
Create a lifestyle-intervention program practice model that is sustainable and reproducible elsewhere.
Help people move toward a Whole-Food Plant-Based eating pattern.
Encourage people to increase their daily physical activity.
Teach stress reduction techniques.
Educate people on how to take personal responsibility for their own health.
Build community and social support for long term benefits.
Conduct medical research to build the knowledge base of Lifestyle Medicine.
We will advocate only lifestyle changes that are affordable and accessible.
We will always be aware of the need to reach out to those least likely to seek our help.
We will promote only educational services.
We will not sell products, such as supplements, vitamins, or equipment.
Our Non-Profit Institute
The Rochester Lifestyle Medicine Institute was created “establish Lifestyle Medicine, especially the adoption of Whole-Food Plant-Based nutrition, as the foundation for health and the healthcare system”.