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Exercise is Medicine: Help this Sustainable Global Initiative

From the Show: Train Your Body
Summary: Exercise is Medicine is a sustainable global initiative. Be a part of an active lifestyle and change your life.
Air Date: 4/30/13
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Pamela Peeke, MD
PamPeeke DoctorCoat0009Dr. Pamela Peeke is an internationally renowned physician, scientist and expert in the fields of nutrition, metabolism, stress and fitness. Calling herself an "edutainer", Dr. Peeke uses her trademark wit and wisdom to provide audiences with a healthy lifestyle message in such a memorable and entertaining style that she is one of the most requested physician speakers in America. She has been named one of America's top physicians by the Consumers Research Council of America. Dr. Peeke is a Pew Foundation Scholar in Nutrition and Metabolism, Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Maryland and Fellow of the American College of Physicians. Dr. Peeke has teamed with the US Surgeon General to create the Surgeon General Walks for a Healthy and Fit Nation.

Dr Peeke is the lifestyle expert for WebMD's 90 million members, using a multimedia educational approach that includes The Everyday Fitness with Dr. Pam Peeke blogs, newsletters, podcasts and her healthy diet and lifestyle community exchange.

Dr. Peeke's newest book, The Hunger Fix: The 3-Stage Detox and Recovery Plan for Overeating and Food Addiction, launched September 21st on Katie Couric's new show, followed by Good Morning America, Nightline and a bicoastal book tour. Within 5 days of launch, The Hunger Fix became a New York Times bestseller.
  • Book Title: The Hunger Fix
Exercise is Medicine: Help this Sustainable Global Initiative
Exercise is Medicine is a sustainable global initiative.

The goal of Exercise is Medicine Month is to make physical activity and exercise a standard part of a global disease prevention and medical treatment paradigm.

It's easy for you to get involved.

Spread the word. Help the world.

Be a part of an active lifestyle that can change your life.

Call on your health care provider to make physical activity a vital sign in every doctor's visit.

These simple steps can lead to overall improvement in public health and long-term reduction in health care costs for us all.
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