In this exclusive extended interview from his Experience Life cover shoot, functional-medicine pioneer Mark Hyman, MD, explains what functional medicine actually is, how it differs from integrative medicine, and how simply changing how we eat can create significant health improvements in a matter of days. Plus, Hyman shares what a typical day of eating looks like in his own life.
Designing your health often requires deepening your education — but not always for you alone.
In an era where calls for personal responsibility are becoming more popular, I would love to hear our President and elected officials call on Americans to lay off the burgers, sodas, fries, white bread and cheese dip and get out for a morning walk or evening yoga class.
When we hear the word “sustainability,” we tend to think in terms of the environment and natural resources. But sustainability principles are equally relevant to other parts of our lives, including our health, happiness, and collective well-being. For those of us seeking a more satisfying an sustainable way of life, nature’s lessons about what works — and what doesn’t — can help point the way.