Take Back Our Health
Our health has been hijacked from us, taken from us slowly, quietly, over the past century. Our current food, social, family, school, work, faith-based, and community environments, health care institutions, and government policies make it hard for us to make healthy choices. We are presented with choices that foster bad habits. But together, getting and staying healthy is possible given the right information, tools, support, and collective action to take back our health . Read more here and Get Back Our Health Today
One in two Americans has pre-diabetes or diabetes. Chronic lifestyle-preventable and -treatable diseases kill……Continue Reading
You have total control over what you bring into your home, and what you choose to do there. Begin health at home… Continue Reading
We live in communities without sidewalks, or where it is not safe to walk down the street, or where we must walk… Continue Reading
Schools have become hazardous zones full of empty calories, junk food, and stripped-down physical education programs. ….Continue Reading
Workplaces are dangerous environments. Chips, candy, soda, too much sitting and stress make us sick and fat & cost… Continue Reading
Most churches and synagogues offer food that gets people to heaven early. Make faith about body, mind and spirit….Continue Reading
The average kid spends 7 1/2 hours a day in front of a screen watching billions of dollars in advertising for foods of the….Continue Reading
Our health care policies and lobbying lead to perverse incentives that don’t promote good medicine….. Continue Reading
Our health care system has become all about disease care. Help make it about health and wellness…. Continue Reading
We are waking up, join us in a revolution of the mind and body and show us how you are getting caught in the act of getting healthy. Post videos, photos or simply just tell us your story!
Thank you Dr. Hyman for giving us the guiding light
Here’s how we can follow it— Using Dr. Hyman’s plate. Dr. Hyman’s voice with Dr. Hyman’s plate. Improve plates at school!Continue Reading
Get up and get healthy!
1. Promote plants, they’re still seen as second class. 2. Make healthy mainstream. Many Americans still think its elitist to not be fat. 3. Teach true health in schools.Continue Reading
Mama Gena’s suggestions to sweet success!
Teach our kids by example Eliminate unhealthy food at school lunches Charge large taxes on soft drinks and sugarContinue Reading
Get younger generation to use Google/Facebook to buy in, do not try to change the established regimen, get better food in public school system.Continue Reading
Let’s fight together to take back our health!
People need to vote with their wallets on the type of health care they want to have Give physicians education on functional medicine and how they and patients can made a difference. Educate people that there is a better way and to join the fight for it.Continue Reading
It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3…
1. Education 2. Inspiration 3. ActionContinue Reading
To fix our health we must fix our health care
Change the training of healthcare professionals to be more holisitic. Work in the academic health centers to push forward inpatient and outpatient integrative careContinue Reading
Better eating, better living
Learn three (or more) new meals to cook, eat more veggies, and cut down (or out) animal protein.Continue Reading
Quick ways to make big changes
- Support organic farmers and eat organic foods – Support labeling GMO – Spread the truth whenever you canContinue Reading
Take Back Our Health
Any one act by any one individual or organization will not be enough to create change. I am reminded of what Mother Teresa once said: “There are no great acts; only small acts done with great love.”
This website is a call to action to take back your health … one step, one choice, one change at a time. One word, one action, one vote at a time. One click at a time. Take the first step, join the movement, and learn how you can and must get healthy together.
To your good health,
Mark Hyman, MD
Author of The Blood Sugar Solution