The Whole Health Cure

"What is Lifestyle Medicine?" with Jonathan Bonnet, MD

Episode Summary

Jonathan Bonnet, is a board-certified Sports, Obesity, and Lifestyle Medicine physician. He is a team physician at Emory University and is passionate about optimizing health, improving performance, and promoting longevity. Jonathan has a background in exercise physiology and is also a certified personal trainer. He completed his undergraduate and medical school studies at Ohio State University before getting his master’s degree from Harvard University. He completed finishing his Family Medicine residency at Duke University, and his Sports Medicine Fellowship at the University of Florida. Jonathan served on the board of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine from 2014-2016 and is currently on the editorial board of the American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine. He has published research in sleep medicine, nutrition, sports and exercise, obesity, and behavior change. Jonathan is a co-creater of "The Lifestyle Medicine Handbook: An Introduction to the Power of Healthy Habits" and worked closely with Dr. Beth Frates who you may remember from Episode 26. In this episode he talks about pillars of lifestyle medicine and tools to create health long term. He shares his perspective on setting priorities, navigating busy lifestyle, and the implications of saying "yes" or "no" to things. To connect with Dr. Bonnet please visit: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jonathanbonnetmd/ Email: jonathan.p.bonnet@emory.edu

Episode Notes

Jonathan Bonnet is a board-certified Sports, Obesity, and Lifestyle Medicine physician. He is a team physician at Emory University and is passionate about optimizing health, improving performance, and promoting longevity. Jonathan has a background in exercise physiology and is also a certified personal trainer. He completed his undergraduate and medical school studies at Ohio State University before getting his master’s degree from Harvard University. He completed finishing his Family Medicine residency at Duke University, and his Sports Medicine Fellowship at the University of Florida.

Jonathan served on the board of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine from 2014-2016 and is currently on the editorial board of the American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine. He has published research in sleep medicine, nutrition, sports and exercise, obesity, and behavior change.

Jonathan is a co-creater of "The Lifestyle Medicine Handbook: An Introduction to the Power of Healthy Habits" and worked closely with Dr. Beth Frates who you may remember from Episode 26. In this episode he talks about pillars of lifestyle medicine and tools to create health long term. He shares his perspective on setting priorities, navigating busy lifestyle, and the implications of saying "yes" or "no" to things.

To connect with Dr. Bonnet please visit:

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jonathanbonnetmd/

Email: jonathan.p.bonnet@emory.edu

Helpful Resources/References:

American College of Lifestyle Medicine (ACLM): https://www.lifestylemedicine.org/

"The Lifestyle Medicine Handbook: An Introduction to the Power of Healthy Habits": https://www.amazon.com/Lifestyle-Medicine-Handbook-Introduction-Healthy/dp/1606794132

ACLM Fitness Medicine and Rehab Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/116180372367990/permalink/352851805367511/

David Foster Wallace, “This is Water”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eC7xzavzEKY

David Zahariades, The Art of Saying No”: https://www.amazon.com/Art-Saying-NO-Reclaim-Granted-ebook/dp/B074LZG7KS

Matthew Walker: Why We Sleep Part 1 (of 3): https://peterattiamd.com/matthewwalker1/

Peter Attia Podcast: The Drive: https://peterattiamd.com/podcast/

The Daily Stoic Email: https://app.convertkit.com/landing_pages/284508?v=6

Waking Up App: https://wakingup.com/