Lifestyle Medicine & Wellness Resources
Plant Based Eating
Learn more about the benefits of adopting a plant based diet
Info and ideas to help you achieve your healthy lifestyle!
Recipes to Nourish Your Body & Soul
Enjoy some of our favorite recipes & healthy eating tips.
Treats & Snacks
Salads & Soups
Our practice believes in the power of resources! We are delighted to share some of our favorite websites for information you can trust and tools you can use throughout your wellness journey.
As the official professional medical society for lifestyle medicine, this site is the first stop for all interested in learning more about this evidence-based approach to treating, reversing and preventing non-communicable, chronic disease. A variety of highly informative, patient-focused handouts are available to download.
This non-profit professional education, research and advocacy organization founded in 2007 offers an in-depth look at lifestyle medicine and includes a number of informational handouts for patients on its Tools and Resources page.
Hosted by the American College of Sports Medicine, this site for healthcare professionals includes information to promote the vision of Exercise is Medicine: to make physical activity assessment a standard in clinical care, connecting health care with evidence-based physical activity resources.
A global nonprofit coalition founded by David Katz, MD, past president of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, to serve as an authoritative, expert voice on the evidence-based practices of lifestyle as medicine. The site features a collection of research aimed at dispelling the contradictory messages surrounding nutrition and clarifying the fundamentals of a health-promoting, sustainable pattern of diet and lifestyle.
Nutrition Facts.org is a science-based nonprofit organization established by Michael Greger, MD, author of the bestselling How Not to Die book and cookbook, and founding member and Fellow of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine. The site includes hundreds of free podcasts, webinars and videos as well as blogs with updates on nutrition research.
The official site of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world's largest organization of food and nutrition professionals, Eat Right offers a wide range of information in its virtual library. Food, food safety, health and fitness topics are addressed, targeted to the specific interests of kids, seniors, men and women.
The leading weight management app for tracking nutrition and physical activity, My Fitness Pal offers a database of 14 million foods and hundreds of recipes and workout routines. Their blog features continuously updated articles on weight loss, recipes, and fitness, nutrition guides, inspirational stories and instructional videos.
Established by Holly Yzquierdo, an Arizona mom and dedicated advocate of plant-based eating, this website is chock full of easy recipes and helpful meal plans for families.
The Plantrician Project, a nonprofit corporation, is a global leader in developing medical education supporting a whole food plant-based nutritional approach to preventing and reversing chronic illness. The organization also publishes the Plant Based Doc online directory, where you’ll find Dr. Serna and North Cypress Internal Medicine & Wellness listed as a resource.
One of the pioneering influencers in plant-based nutrition, the 2011 Forks Over Knives documentary introduced new audiences to the concept. The site features multimedia tools, knowledge and support, including meal planners, cooking courses, success stories and hundreds of chef-created plant-based recipes.