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5 stars for The Lifestyle Medicine Toolbox by Z. Altug #bookreview #nonfiction #health #wellness #booksworthreading

Title: The Lifestyle Medicine Toolbox

Author: Z. Altug

Genre: Nonfiction – Health, Self-help, Wellness


Book Blurb:


This holistic guide provides an integrative toolbox on how healthcare and fitness professionals can promote lifestyle medicine with their clients. Its clinical and evidence-informed approach focuses on the six primary lifestyle medicine factors: nutrition, exercise, sleep hygiene, stress management, risky substance use, and social connectedness. Each factor is enriched with a variety of strategies and advice including anti-inflammatory recipes, self-guided visualisation, tips on how to break bad habits, sustainable fitness, and mind-body exercises.


My Review:


If you want to bring a holistic approach to your lifestyle or help others attain it, you need this guide. The Lifestyle Medicine Toolbox is an interactive book to help you focus on all aspects of a healthy lifestyle. They include nutrition, exercise, sleep, hygiene, stress management, substance risk use, and socially connecting with others. The Lifestyle Medicine Toolbox is perfect for regular folks as well as healthcare, fitness, caregiving, and wellness professionals.


As someone who has battled with various health issues for most of my life, I’ve embraced a well-rounded approach to health and wellness. I use quite a few of the strategies presented in this book. It’s a wonderful way to promote health and wellness.


Z. Altug is a prolific wellness doctor who has been working with patients for several years. His experience is vast, and his sharing of wisdom makes this a must-read and keep handy resource.


The book flows well with the applicable tips and techniques to incorporate into your life. I really enjoyed the recipes plus the mind-body exercises.


Start on a path to health and wellness today with The Lifestyle Medicine Toolbox. It might just save your life.


My Rating: 5 stars


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Author Biography:


Ziya "Z" Altug, PT, DPT, MS, DipACLM, OCS, CSCS, is a Doctor of Physical Therapy. He is a Certified Lifestyle Medicine Professional (DipACLM) from the American College of Lifestyle Medicine and a Board Certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) from the American Physical Therapy Association. He has over three decades of clinical experience in treating musculoskeletal conditions. Ziya uses integrative and lifestyle medicine to help patients and clients improve their well-being and manage pain. He is the author of three books and a longstanding member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the American College of Lifestyle Medicine. Ziya runs a number of courses on the Physiopedia Plus platform and is based in Los Angeles.


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Reviewed by: Nancy


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