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The Healthiest Hearts On Earth

Many pre-industrial cultures have the healthiest hearts and lowest LDL cholesterol levels.

The Tsimane people in the Amazon rain forest of Bolivia have recently been found to have the lowest reported levels of heart disease of any population examined to date. Their diet is radically different from industrialized society. Nearly three-quarters of their calories come from carbohydrates, but they’re whole, straight-from-the-earth carbohydrates.

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.

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