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6 Simple Life Changes You Can Make to Prevent or Reverse Chronic Disease with Dr. Amanda Adkins
Episode 26715th May 2024 • Building a Life You Love- Step into a Life & Purpose You Love • Kristin Fitch - Transformational Christian Life Coach & Wellness Coach
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Dr. Amanda Adkins, a board-certified internal medicine and lifestyle medicine physician, shares her journey to health and wellness and her passion for helping women prevent and reverse chronic illnesses. She emphasizes the importance of a plant-based diet and offers practical tips for incorporating more fruits and vegetables into meals. Dr. Adkins also discusses the six pillars of lifestyle medicine, including nutrition, exercise, sleep, stress reduction, decreasing risky substances, and social connection. She highlights the interconnectedness of physical, mental, and spiritual health and encourages small changes and finding purpose in living a healthy lifestyle.


  • Incorporating more fruits and vegetables into meals is a key step towards a healthier lifestyle.
  • The six pillars of lifestyle medicine include nutrition, exercise, sleep, stress reduction, decreasing risky substances, and social connection.
  • Small changes and finding purpose can help overcome the challenges of adopting a healthier lifestyle.
  • Physical, mental, and spiritual health are interconnected and impact overall well-being.
  • Even moving towards a more plant-based diet can have significant health benefits.

Connect with Dr. Amanda at or on Instagram at @dramandaadkins


  • 00:00 Introduction of Dr. Amanda Adkins
  • 08:10 The Challenges of Healthy Living
  • 15:29 The Six Pillars of Lifestyle Medicine
  • 31:04 The Impact of Health on Future Generations
  • 36:58 Incorporating More Plants into Your Diet

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