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Video: How Not To Die
| Dr. Michael Greger M.D. at Pritikin

This short 4-minute video contains highlights from Dr. Greger’s lecture at Pritikin. To watch the full one-hour video, click through to our YouTube channel below. Dr. Michael Greger’s familiarity with Pritikin started at a young age when his grandmother decided to pay us a visit and that visit saved her life. Dr. Greger has since…

Do You Have Masked Hypertension?

Masked Hypertension

Masked hypertension poses the same dangers that any diagnosis of hypertension has, including increased risk of heart attacks, strokes, kidney failure, dementia, and early death.

How Not To Die From a Heart Attack | Videos

How Not To Die from a Heart Attack

Dr. Michael Greger’s familiarity with Pritikin started at a young age when his grandmother decided to pay us a visit and that visit saved her life. Dr. Greger has since become a champion of a plant based diet, as well as the author of How Not to Die. Pritikin is honored to have Dr. Greger…

Swollen Feet and Heart Failure | Lifestyle Remedies

Swollen Feet Risk Heart Failure

“Typically, reducing salt intake and eating healthier foods, which we teach at the Pritikin Longevity Center, can reduce fluid retention not only in the feet and ankles but also in the lungs. In fact, many people with heart failure who begin living Pritikin-style no longer need their diuretic pills,” notes Dr, Jay Kenney, PhD, RD, nutrition researcher and educator at Pritikin.

What is high-sensitivity C-reactive protein? Can you lower it with food?

Definitions for high-sensitivity C-reactive protein

When we exercise regularly and eat well, focusing on heart-healthy whole foods as the Pritikin Eating Plan does, we’re not only taking good care of our hearts; we’re taking good care of all kinds of lesser-known but incredibly important heart-protective systems within us, like our ability to prevent chronic inflammation.

How To Stay Sharp As You Age

A Healthy Lifestyle Can Help You Stay Sharp as You Age

If you don’t use your muscles, you just might lose your brain. That’s the conclusion of dozens of studies over the past four decades. Most have found that people who exercise regularly have a lower risk of cognitive decline and dementia over time versus those who don’t.

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