This concept is embraced by Dr Chuni and is formalised in her training which includes Membership of the Australian Society of Lifestyle Medicine and study toward certification by the American Board of Lifestyle Medicine. A comprehensive understanding of health and wellbeing, is, not just the absence of disease, but aims for the advancement of an individual’s physical and mental health no matter what stage of ill health or wellness or indeed what stage of life.
Evidence based lifestyle medicine involves employing an assessment and management plan considering aspects of an individual’s nutrition, mental health, and exercise in a multi-system approach to the chronic and lifestyle-related problems.
This approach requires extended consultations for assessment and management planning and a comprehensive
panel of tests.