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Manual of Lifestyle Medicine, 16th Edition

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James M. Rippe MD
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Written for health professionals, this book is a clinically oriented, evidence-based look into key lifestyle factors and how to prescribe them. Major components of lifestyle medicine are summarized from physical activity and nutrition to weight management and the avoidance of tobacco products. Guidelines and practices are included for using lifestyle medicine principles to lower the risk of numerous chronic conditions. This manual also provides information on behavioral change, approaches to lowering the risk of dementia, treatment of addictions and injury prevention.


  • Explains how lifestyle medicine can reduce the risk of heart disease, diabetes, cancer, osteoarthritis, dementia, and many other chronic conditions
  • Chapters begin with bulleted key point and conclude with a list of clinical applications
  • Provides strategies for prescribing physical activity and helping patients improve their nutrition, lose weight if necessary and reduce stress
  • Includes clinically relevant sections on "Treating Addiction, Preventing Injury and Improving Brain Health"
Publication Date 2021
Format Softcover, 316 pages
Product Code 31035


James M. Rippe, MD is Professor of Medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, founder of the Rippe Lifestyle Institute, and author of several books including the comprehensive textbook titled Lifestyle Medicine