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NEW! Brain Health

Nutrition in Action

Calorie Density of Various Food Groups

Beyond Activities of Daily Living:

The Intersection of Occupational Therapy and Lifestyle Medicine

LM for Cancer Patients

Now available in Japanese

This front and back handout offers lifestyle medicine suggestions for patients who have been diagnosed with cancer and was created with the help of ACLM's Cancer Member Interest Group.   

Food as Medicine Jumpstart

Plant vs. Animal Protein

Patient-facing resource educating about plant protein sources and how they compare to animal protein sources.

Protein Sources: Head to Head

Patient-facing resource offering a comparison between animal protein sources and plant protein sources.

Six Ways To Take Control of Your Health

A patient, family, friend and colleague facing material was created by the American College of Lifestyle Medicine to verbally and visually answer the question, "What is Lifestyle Medicine?"

Green Smoothie Guide

Super Foods Shopping List

How To Make A Nourish Bowl

1/2 page 6 pillar handouts with QR codes

These 1/2 page handouts feature bite sized LM suggestion and easy QR codes for accessing more ACLM resources on a mobile device. Created with support from the RN/ARPN MIG. 

Adolescent Mental Health Toolkit

The content and resources in this toolkit was created and collected from the Adolescent/Pediatric Member Interest Group. The purpose of this resource toolkit is to provide education on different lifestyle components related to mood disorders and help adolescents incorporate lifestyle interventions in the prevention and treatment of mental health conditions. Resources are available for both patients and their families as well as providers.

Habit Tracker

Stay on track and motivate change with a monthly tool for tracking habits and goals.

 

Superfoods Scavenger Hunt

One page interactive pediatric resource that engages children in identifying certain foods at the grocery store

The 6 pillars are now available in English, Spanish, & Korean!

Six Pillars: Activity

1 page patient-facing resource to help convey the importance of physical activity for the treatment, prevention and even reversal of chronic disease

Six Pillars: Nutrition

1 page patient-facing resource to help convey the importance of predominantly Whole Food Plant-Based (WFPB) eating plans to treat and reverse disease

Six Pillars: Sleep

1 page patient-facing resource to help convey the importance of sleep for the treatment, prevention and even reversal of chronic disease

Six Pillars: Social Relationships

1 page patient-facing resource to help convey the importance of strong social relationships for the treatment, prevention and even reversal of chronic disease

Six Pillars: Stress

1 page patient-facing resource to help convey the impact of distress in the treatment, prevention and even reversal of chronic disease

Six Pillars: Avoidance of Risky Substances

1 page patient-facing resource to help convey the impact of risky substances on chronic disease 


This handout was created to help patients visually understand the goal to move toward the “north star” of adopting and following a Whole Food Plant-Based (WFPB) eating pattern.

Now available in Japanese


Lifestyle Medicine is the use of evidence-based therapies such as a whole food, plant-predominant dietary lifestyle, regular physical activity, restorative sleep, stress management, avoidance of risky substances and positive social connection for the treatment and reversal of chronic disease.

Now available in Japanese

2021 Updated Adult WFPB Plate

Patient-facing resource to help patients visually understand and learn to balance plant based eating plans. This resource was co-created by the Registered Dietitian Member Interest Group (MIG) of ACLM
Also available in Spanish!

2021 Updated Child/Tween/Teen WFPB Plate

Patient-facing resource to help pediatric, adolescent and teenage patients visually understand and learn how to balance plant based eating plans. This resource was co-created by the Registered Dietitian Member Interest Group (MIG) of ACLM

Nutrition Myths

Common Misconceptions dispelled and reasoning behind the promotion of a whole-food, plant predominant diet.

 

WFPB Eating on a Budget:

This guide will walk patients through how they can follow whole food plant-based eating on a budget. The content was created by Renee Thomas, MD and originally developed for a WIC audience.  

This single page handout offers easy steps to practicing all six Lifestyle Medicine pillars. Share this graphic with your entire team, peers, and family members.

Available in multiple languages
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese

Connecting the dots between epidemic levels of chronic conditions, the lifestyle factors that contribute to the increasing problem, and the solution that lifestyle medicine presents.
This graphic is a tool for helping understand the basic mission of LM providers - to eradicate chronic disease by treating the root causes.

This single page handout offers information on how the 6 domains of Lifestyle Medicine help support immune response.
Also available in Spanish!

A reference list is also available for download.

Many of us are looking for ways to support the immunity of ourselves and our children. This resource page is full of advice for helping families practice the six pillars of optimal health together.

Smart Goals for Kids

One page pediatric handout to help children set positive Lifestyle Medicine SMART goals

Calm Kit Instructions for Kids

One page front and back resource with instructions on how to create calm kits for kids 

Mindfulness and Social Connections for Kids

One page front and back resource reviewing mindfulness and social connections for kids

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