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…
“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.
When it comes to taking care of your heart, adhering to a proper diet is one of the most important things you can do to prevent disease.
The importance of carotid ultrasounds is not to be overlooked.
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.
New evidence suggests that high levels of HDL cholesterol may not always protect against heart disease.
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.
Is bison healthier than beef? In the meat aisles of many grocery stores nationwide, you’d sure think so. You’ll find many bison products that sound healthy. A package of ground bison, for example, is touted as being “only 15% fat.” “But don’t be fooled into thinking that 15% fat bison means that only 15% of…
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This February, celebrate American Heart Month by jump starting your heart healthy lifestyle with an all-inclusive stay at Pritikin Longevity Center.