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California Health & Longevity Institute - Feature

Live Longer, Live Stronger

by Alain Gayot

California Health & Longevity Institute in Westlake Village, California
Your pathway to better health begins here

California Health & Longevity Institute Review

"Preventive care" is a phrase we hear a lot these days, but let's face it: the average doctor's visit is over quicker than it would take you to spell "Amoxicillin." There's rarely time for anything but the most pressing questions dealing with your current health profile, not the future. Those who truly care about "preventive care" can visit California Health & Longevity Institute outside of Los Angeles. The Institute promises to guide wellness-seekers to the personalized path that will ensure their long-term health.

Founded by David H. Murdock, the owner of the Dole Food Company and a firm believer in the healing power of lifestyle choices, the Institute is housed in the luxurious and tastefully appointed Four Seasons Westlake Village. The Institute offers an extensive menu of wellness options, available in packages as well as à la carte. The cornerstone of their health package is a full-day physical that uses a detailed medical history as well as state-of-the-art technology to obtain a comprehensive picture of individual fitness. Specialized equipment and proprietary lab testing assess everything from body fat composition and pulmonary health to hormone levels and exposure to heavy metals.

The indoor pool at California Health & Longevity Institute
The indoor pool at California Health & Longevity Institute

Armed with all this personalized data, the patients then receive consultations from experts in fitness, nutrition and life balance. The goal is to lay out a plan for long-term health that incorporates appropriate exercise, healthy lifestyle decisions and nutritious eating tailored to individual dietary needs. Patients can even receive cooking lessons from registered dieticians in the Institute's Wellness Kitchen.

But the Institute doesn't stop with the tools of conventional medicine — it also seeks to integrate effective complementary and alternative therapies into the patient's wellness regimen. Doctors can prescribe acupuncture or acupressure treatments, meditation and breathing therapy, and even hypnotherapy. Specialists in complementary medicine assist in the selection of appropriate herbal medicines and Eastern therapies to support these alternative treatments.

The fitness team at California Health & Longevity Institute can show you how to take your workout on the road
The fitness team can show you how to take your workout on the road

The Institute's Signature Ultimate Health Package is a three- to five-day stay incorporating all this plus fitness classes and spa treatments. But the healing should only begin there, as CHLI aims to equip its patients with the tools to continue improving their health long after their stay has ended
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For more information, visit the California Health & Longevity Institute's official website

 

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