Lifestyle Medicine & Wellness Resources

We are pleased to offer this growing list of resources to our patients and the community, intended to help you thrive

External Resources

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.

Healthy Lifestyle


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.

Healthline is a fast-growing site with informative content covering healthy lifestyle, health conditions and medications, and a robust nutrition section written and reviewed by licensed nutritionists and dietitians.
ExeRXcise is Medicine

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.

True Health Initiative

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.

Verywell Fit

A partner of The Cleveland Clinic, Verywell Fit is a leading information site, featuring a library of more than 6,000 pieces of content centered on diet, weight loss and exercise, written by healthcare professionals and industry experts.


Nutrition 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.

Eat Right

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.

My Fitness Pal Blog

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.

Lose It!
The Lose It! App designs a personalized weight loss plan based on age, height, weight, activity level, and weight loss goals, and helps people make educated nutrition decisions through simple calorie tracking. The site’s online blog includes articles on health and wellness and technology and science updates.

An online culinary school founded by professional chefs in 2005, Rouxbe offers a plant-based certification course, delivered via self-paced classes. The program is available to culinary students, professionals, organizations and home cooks looking to increase their kitchen skills.

Plant Based


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

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.

Forks Over Knives

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.