We’ve all heard the phrase “What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.” This may be an apt description of how healthy lifestyles actually work to promote health. Healthy plant-based diets, eating less and exercise actually put stress on the body - not too much and not too little - which trigger an adaptive response that makes us stronger and healthier. Scientists and doctors give this process an odd-sounding name: hormesis. Listen in to learn how this all works.
The Lifestyle Is Medicine podcast is produced by Pathways to Wholeness Lifestyle Medicine in Toronto, Canada. Pathways is a medical centre that promotes wholistic health through lifestyle medicine. Pathways provides compassionate, evidence-based medical care at two clinics in Toronto: the North York Lifestyle Medicine Clinic and Junction Lifestyle Medicine Clinic. Learn more at: www.pathwaystowholeness.ca
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