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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

The 20/20/20 Rule For Protecting Eye Health

30% of the world is currently myopic (or near-sighted) and over 50% could be by 2050. In the United States alone, myopia has doubled in the last three decades. The rise of myopia is mostly due to spending more time online and less time in nature. Check out this one

5 Nature Places You Need to Check Out This Month

Want to make this month the best one yet? Instead of adding more tasks to your to-do list or more events to your calendar, add more nature to your life. Nature holds a variety of physical, cognitive, and emotional health benefits and while there are plenty of studies to support

This Natural Anxiety Remedy is a Must For These Influencers

If you’re feeling stressed, anxious, or frustrated, you should turn to nature. Yet so few of us actually do. Instead, we turn to social media, food, work, Netflix, and everything which hinders our connection with nature and ourselves. How would you feel if you replaced one hour of Netflix with

The Anxiety Cure Top Medical Experts Are Raving About

Nature has the power to heal. It’s an innate truth many of us know, but one which is hard to practice in the modern world. So many of us work in front of computer screens and then leave work, only to scroll socials or watch Netflix. In fact, Americans spend

Your Brain on Nature: How Time Outside Transforms Your Prefrontal Cortex

Have you ever spent an entire afternoon inside scrolling on TikTok? Afterwards, you probably feel tired, disoriented, and had trouble focusing. These feelings are technology fatigue and it’s not harmless–it has serious side effects to the prefrontal cortex. The prefrontal cortex is responsible for many cognitive functions. It allows you

5 Ways Nature Therapy Can Transform Your Health

In a world of Zoom calls, late nights watching Netflix, and social media scrolling, we’ve lost touch with the natural world around us. The average American spends 93% of their time inside (and that stat was before the pandemic) and 2 out of 5 Americans report feelings of anxiety and

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

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