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Goals and Learning Objectives

The Goals of the Course:

This course is presented to the general public as part of RLMI’s “First the Docs, then the Patients” approach to changing the culture of health care in the industrialized world. We hope that you will use the knowledge that you gain from this course to influence your physician, your family and your friends to recognize and use the power of diet and lifestyle changes to prevent, treat, and reverse most of the chronic conditions afflicting citizens of the modern world.

Learning Objectives:

  • Participants will understand the evidence and rationale behind eating a Whole-Food Plant-Based Diet (WFPBD) to improve human and planetary health.
  • Participants will understand the power of a WFPBD to prevent, treat, and often reverse our nation’s most expensive and devastating chronic diseases—including diabetes and heart disease.
  • Participants will understand the politics and economics constraining the implementation of a WFPBD and other Lifestyle Medicine principles to improve individual and population health.
  • Participants will understand how to empower their friends and family to take charge of their own health with a WFPBD and other Lifestyle Medicine principles.
  • Participants will understand the principles of Healthy Aging.
  • Participants will understand the Pillars of Lifestyle Medicine.
  • Participants will understand the effects of a WFPBD and other Lifestyle Medicine interventions on their own health.
  • Participants will feel confident that they can advocate for themselves when talking to their physician about the benefits of WFPBD and other Lifestyle Medicine principles.
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