Eat less and keep it simple

NUMEROUS lifestyle and environmental drivers of chronic disease have been identified (15 to be exact). 1

However, the standout three are poor nutrition, inactivity and stress (with inadequate sleep rapidly rising as a fourth).

A healthy diet, exercise and stress management could be seen as the ‘antibiotics’ of lifestyle medicine. But if compliance to pharmaceutical prescription is poor, compliance to behaviour change, as is required for chronic disease management, is diabolical.

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