Thirty years ago, Linda Stempel lost 36 pounds on the Pritikin Program, going from a size 14 to 8. Best of all, she’s been a size 8 ever since. “I look and feel better now, at age 60, than I did at age 30.
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Joe Young was never chubby in his youth. Far from it. A lover of the outdoors, the lean, wiry, civil engineer scaled mountains, hiked the California deserts, volunteered at cheetah conservation preserves in Africa, and was a Sierra Club hike leader.
Just about all of us want to get thinner and healthier, and whole grains fit right into these goals, right? It depends. Some whole grains are better than others. Find out.
Want a leaner, more youthful-looking body well into your 40s and beyond? Strength training, in addition to healthy eating and aerobic exercise, can be tremendously beneficial, thousands of Pritikin grads have discovered over the decades.
How often have we arrived at holiday parties stressed-out, shopped-out, and worn-out? Is it any wonder we say “To hell with my health” and “Let me at that buffet bar”? This year, take the edge off. We’ll show you how. Not only will you better master those buffets, you’ll end up much happier the following morning – and all through the holiday season. Here are nine tips for holiday-stress-busting success.
“I really want to quit smoking. Do you have any tips for handling urges and quitting without gaining weight?”
Tired of starving yourself? Feel as if you’re losing your mind while trying to lose weight? Pritikin educator and weight-loss expert Dr. Jay Kenney reports on new research that shows us how to eat well, weigh less, and stay sane.
Lately, the Internet is abuzz with new claims that apple cider vinegar can help us shed excess weight. Are they true? Pritikin registered dietitian and educator Kimberly Gomer, MS, RD, looks at the science.
There’s no question that epidemic numbers of Americans are struggling with obesity and health issues like high cholesterol, high triglycerides, and diabetes. What is questionable is how to attack the problem. New science sheds new light.
A mere 40 years ago, a healthy dinner was thought to be a big steak, a baked potato slathered with sour cream, and mac and cheese. Doctors pooh-poohed any link between diet, cholesterol, and the heart. Then, a book came out. And a revolution was born.