Dr. Steven Aldana is a professor of lifestyle medicine at Brigham Young University and founder and president of the Lifestyle Research Group (LRG). This organization specializes in evaluation and development of programs that improve health by reducing health risks. LRG provides technical advice and health promotion guidance to many of the nation’s largest corporations including: NASA, British Petroleum, KeySpan Energy, Nationwide Insurance, CIGNA, Anthem Blue Shield and Blue Cross, Johnson and Johnson, Daimler/ Chrysler, and many other corporations across the U.S.
Dr. Aldana has published over 60 scientific articles on the prevention, arrest, and reversal of America’s most common chronic diseases. He has written 7 books on the ability of healthy lifestyle habits to prevent cardiovascular disease, cancers, diabetes, and many chronic diseases. His most recent book, The Culprit and The Cure is currently being used by over 4,500 companies and corporations in an effort to boost productivity and reduce employee related health expenses. The Harvard School of Public Health says this book is “better than the best medicines”.
Because of his research expertise he is a regular consultant to the Centers for Disease Control, the National Institutes of Health, and the California Department of Health Services. He is a member of the board of the C. Everett Koop organization. Most recently, he has become a special advisor to the U.S. secretary of health and human services. He often appears on television and radio and is regularly interviewed by CNN, Newsweek, Family Circle, Self, Redbook, Spirit Magazine, and WebMD.
Dr. Aldana is determined to educate people about the tremendous impact lifestyle has on disease and is devoted to helping individuals adopt and maintain healthy lifestyles. When asked why he is so passionate about this work he often replies, “this information transforms and saves lives.” Dr. Aldana practices what he preaches, though if you ever watched him play flag football with his graduate students you might beg to differ.
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