LIFESTYLE AS YOUR MEDICINE!

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The Dutch Organisation for Applied Scientific Research (TNO) created a roadmap about lifestyle as medicine. “Lifestyle as medicine: behavioural change is the key to curing lifestyle diseases”. Read their roadmap and further information here.

Boosting your immume system

Did you know that you can boost your immune system by taking cold showers? Wim Hof has scientifically proved the benefits of taking a cold shower. Read the scientific article here. For more information about the Wim Hof method, check his website.

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Cardiovascular Health

“The Netherlands is world champion in sitting” - Erik Scherder. We have to walk and exercise more often to maintain a healthy cardiovascular system. From 4000 to 8000 steps per day halves the risk of death.

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Holistic medicine

Holistic medicine looks further than just medicine as a cure for illnesses and provides a holistic approach to preventing or curing people for good. Not medicine but awareness makes you healthier, according to Holistik, a guide for holistic medicine.

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Senior Health

The RIVM provides a clear overview about senior health and illness prevention. In this report, the RIVM explains how to age in a healthy way in the Netherlands.

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