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The Five Pillars of Good Health


Want to keep it simple in the New Year? Here are Dr. Weil’s five most fundamental and powerful pieces of health advice. Practice all five, and 2016 promises to be your healthiest year yet. In the true spirit of integrative medicine, these tips don’t cover only physical health – there is wisdom for the mind and spirit here, too.

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Video Transcript: The Five Pillars of Good Health

I think the basic pillars of good health are fairly simple. It’s eating right, learning the principles of good nutrition, and applying those in your life. Getting regular physical activity, all-important. Learning and practicing some method or methods of neutralizing harmful effects of stress. Maintaining social and intellectual connectivity as you go through life and attending to spiritual well-being, that is the non-physical dimension of our lives.