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Can You Lose Weight Eating Chocolate?

Weight Loss Tips for Chocolate Lovers

Is it Okay to Eat Chocolate Every Day? Raise your hand if you’re a chocoholic? There is no guilt in indulging in luscious, molten, dark chocolate-filled moments. In fact, scientists suggest you should eat more of it! Chronic consumption of flavonoids found in dark chocolate may lower your risk of obesity, heart disease, and diabetes….

It Takes a Village to Lose Weight

Weight Loss Takes a Village

Now a Pritikin devotee, Sue Samuels, 61, who originally heard about the program from her mother, feels younger and freer than ever. Here’s how she lost the weight, dropped her cholesterol by 20 points and manages to stay on track at home and throughout her travels. Taste of Pritikin Weekend Retreat Pritikin: When did you…

8 Ways to Break Free from Emotional Eating Triggers

Stop Emotional Eating Triggers

Simply put, emotional eating is “when a person eats over any emotion, such as fear, anxiety, worry, guilt, even happiness,” explains Dr. Coral Arvon, PhD, LMFT, LCSW, the Director of Behavioral Health and Wellness at Pritikin. “It’s eating to comfort yourself.” (Though it’s different than binge eating, which is when we feel the need to…

Avoid Thanksgiving Weight Gain

How to Avoid Thanksgiving Weight Gain

If your holidays will pour on stress along with the gravy, you may need some tips on how to avoid Thanksgiving weight gain. It’s easy to gain weight over Thanksgiving. Between the decadent food and the family dynamics, the holidays are the perfect recipe for weight gain. But, the holidays can be joyous! You don’t…

6 New Ways to Eat More Vegetables…and Lose More Weight

6 New Ways to Eat More Vegetables and Lose More Weight

“First, there’s the nutritional consideration, meaning what we can get from vegetables in terms of the micro nutrients, the vitamins and minerals that have anti-cancer and blood sugar benefits,” says Kimberly Gomer, MS, RD, LDN, the Director of Nutrition at Pritikin Longevity Center + Spa in Miami, FL. “And second, given that the calorie density…

Truth about Diets

What are you putting on the dinner table tonight? Making healthy food choices can be hard when you don’t know who to trust. Your colleagues have boasted about the latest diet craze, but then seem to be onto another diet the next month. Those trendy diets can be hard to ignore; it’s easy to get…

Best Healthy Weight Loss Office Snacks

Healthy Office Snacks for Weight Loss

You’ve got this! Try a few of the foods on this list of the best healthy weight loss office snacks tomorrow. It can be as simple as bringing fresh fruit with you to the next meeting so you can easily pass on the donuts. You could bring extra – the whole office might enjoy a…

100 Pounds Down!
Before & After Photos

Before & After Photos of Barry's 100 Pound Weight Loss

What was your life like before you discovered Pritikin? What was the state of your physical and emotional health? BL: I weighed 297 pounds, was short of breath, and my knees hurt with every step and every time I got up or sat down. I travel for a living and love it, but it was…

How to Stop Snacking After Dinner

How to Stop Snacking After Dinner and Lose Weight

Nighttime snackers often consume more than 50% of their daily calories after 8 p.m. Stop snacking after dinner, and losing weight will be much easier. Here are 8 tips.

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