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First Line Therapy: A New Approach to Lifestyle Medicine
What is First Line Therapy (FLT)?
FLT is an extensive lifestyle medicine plan that is designed to treat various chronic diseases through diet modifications and supplementation. The best candidates for this program are those struggling with Diabetes, Alzheimer’s/Dementia, and/or cardiovascular disease. It is a 12-week, throughout which you will meet with a lifestyle educator who will keep you on track with your diet. The FLT program also comes with various materials such as a cookbook and dining guide to help you make healthy decisions that will last a lifetime!
- 3 InBody Reports: 1 initial baseline report, and two additional reports performed at 6 week intervals
- Program Materials: Course materials book, a recipe book, food diary, and a dining guide
- 6 sessions with the lifestyle educator: 1 initial 1 hour session, and 5 follow up sessions every 2 weeks that can last up to 1 hour
- 10% off medical foods or supplements that may be recommended to you throughout the program
Did you know that 51.6% of all Americans have at least one chronic disease, and 30% have one or more? The Standard American Diet (SAD) has been shown to decrease omega-3 fatty acid composition, dramatically decrease your fiber content, increase blood sugar levels, and decrease overall micronutrient density. No wonder eating habits is currently the leading cause of death in the U.S! A modified Mediterranean diet, equipped with proper supplementation, has been shown to treat these chronic diseases by lowering cholesterol, triglycerides, insulin, hemoglobin A1c, blood pressure, body fat, and countless other markers in the body. We focus on 3 main pillars: healthy eating, healthy living, and physical activity. Out goal is to help you live long, and die short!
You will learn how to decrease your risk of obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. If you have these conditions, you will learn how to still maintain a long and healthy life. You will learn about the main risk factors for developing cardiometabolic syndrome and how to avoid these. You will learn how to decrease your chances of developing insulin resistance and what being insulin resistant means to the body.
What is visceral fat? How does this contribute to diabetes and how do I decrease it? There are so many different diets out there. What diet will work best for me? What can I do to lower inflammation in my body? How can I get rid of these chronic pains and aches. How can I lower my cholesterol and my Hemoglobin A1c (Diabetes Marker) without taking medication?
The Lifestyle Educator will work very closely with you to develop a personalized lifestyle program for you. During your sessions, you will go over diets and recipes. You will work in conjunction with the lifestyle educator to create a personalized meal plan. The lifestyle educator will also recommended exercises and the type of weight training you should be doing. The lifestyle educator will track your progress and adjust your plan when necessary so that it is tailored appropriately for you and your changing body.