Establishing Healthy Foundational Habits through Functional Coaching with Emily Epsten

In this week’s episode of Healthspan Academy, we dive into the world of functional medicine as our guest, Emily Epsten, discusses with us the importance of building foundational habits on improving health and slowing the aging process. We discuss the positive effects of a healthy lifestyle, and the roles of a functional health coach as a means to improving healthspan.

Emily is an ADAPT-Certified Functional Health Coach (A-CFHC) whose passion has always centered around health. She studied global health at the University of Washington before proceeding to receive her Master’s Degree in Public Health at the University of California, Los Angeles. Her dedication to helping people led her to work with the San Francisco Department of Public Health and a non-profit organization in international development focusing on HIV/AIDS, women empowerment, anti-human trafficking, maternal and child health, and chronic disease.

The common thread of her journey has been to support people and communities to live better lives. Emily believes that a client-centered, tailored approach to behavior change is the most effective way to integrate long-term health-promoting change into a person’s life.

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*** Please note that the content discussed in this podcast is intended for self-education and is not to be interpreted as medical advice.