Start living your best life!

Get Dr La Puma's Healthy Bites & Weekly Wows in your inbox to help you feel your best inside and out. Insights, healthy recipes and recommended household, culinary, literary, botanical and natural products to make your life easier, healthier and more fun.


Get Your 2 Free Downloadable Mini-Books When You Sign Up!

Green Rx & Real Age Excerpt

TOOLS & RESOURCES

Free Healthy Recipes

Chef MD

Quizzes

REFUEL

Healthy Bytes

Search
Generic filters
Exact matches only
Filter by Custom Post Type

EcoMedicine

Your health and that of the planet are two sides of the same coin. Feel better and live in synergy with the world around you. Enjoy wellness through nature.

What is EcoMedicine?

EcoMedicine shows that the health of our planet and of our bodies are two sides of the same coin.
Being with plants, animals, clean air and water, and eating and growing unprocessed foods can heal what ails us as specifically and prescriptively as can medication can. 
Explore the most cutting edge research on nature and your health, and get our actionable tips you can start using today to expand your wellness and self-care, improve your immune system, reduce inflammation and feed your microbiota.   As you do, your power to improve the planet’s health develops, expands and helps others.

Learn more about EcoMedicine: get our take-home messages every week, read the most recent EcoMedicine blogs, and learn why EcoMedicine is an essential prescription

EcoMedicine = Better Health Where You and Your Environment Meet

5 Natural Ways to Improve Your Sex Life

You might not one to admit it out loud, but you also can’t ignore the truth; your sex drive has taken a dive and you don’t know why. You’re likely embarrassed, confused and upset. Try not to be. It’s a common issue, but one with many easy nature fixes. These

4 Health Benefits of Gardening

Spending time in nature makes you happier and healthier. But do you want to supercharge your time in nature? Then you should consider gardening. There are many ways gardening improves your health, from reducing stress, improving cognition, and giving you the freedom to grow healthier foods in your own backyard

Fall Herbs To Grow In Your Garden

Gardening is often thought to be a spring or summer activity. But in many regions, you can garden in the autumn too. Plants, such as these three fall herbs, are great to grow in your garden this September–and to add to your plate throughout the fall and winter months. Rosemary,

5 Nature Activities to Improve Your Physical and Mental Health

Nature isn’t only pretty to look at. It can also play an important role for your physical and mental health. Studies have shown nature activities can help you be less stressed, healthier, and happier.  However, many people suffer from a nature deficit disorder, which can lead to or worsen a

How to Improve your Gut Health with Vitamin D

Worldwide interest in the health protective benefits of Vitamin D has increased exponentially since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Low Vitamin D status has a strong association with serious, chronic health conditions including infectious disease while high Vitamin D promotes good gut health and a strong immune system. As

How Spending Time in Nature Can Transform Your Health

Feeling sluggish? Unmotivated? Stressed? Depressed or anxious? Before you reach for medication, consider a remedy that exists just beyond your front door: nature and nature therapy! Compelling scientific evidence shows the less time children and adults spend in nature, the greater the detriment to our well-being. So how can spending

Culinary Medicine and EcoMedicine Connect Through What You Eat

Dr La Puma with Dr Oz

Plants, Entrees, and Autonomy: Make Yourself Happier with How You Live: A University of Chicago Invited Lecture

Write A “GreenRx”… Dr. La Puma’s Keynote Talk to MDVIP’s Annual National Meeting

Get Dr. La Puma’s Healthy Bytes or Weekly Wows Every Week!

Newsletter Bonus: get more about EcoMedicine, your kitchen medicine cabinet, healthy recipes, leaving a healthy footprint for future generations…plus a FREE Download of e-book How to Use Nature to Look, Feel And Actually Be Less Stressed, Healthier and Happier when you join us!