“I find that most of my clients who try the intermittent fasting protocol end up bingeing during their feeding window, and it turns into a disaster,” observes Kimberly Gomer, MS, RD, Director of Nutrition at the Pritikin Longevity Center.
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“Our findings suggest that even if you have had type 2 diabetes for 6 years, putting the disease into remission is feasible,” stated lead investigator Michael Lean, MD, of the University of Glasgow. “In contrast to other approaches, we focus on the need for long-term maintenance of weight loss through diet and exercise and encourage flexibility to optimize individual results.”
The authors have a basic recommendation for determining if you’re overfat. First, measure your waistline at the level of your belly button. Then, double that measurement. If the result is greater than your height, you may indeed be overfat.
The Pritikin Program isn’t just about losing weight. It’s about losing everything else that may be weighing you down, like high blood pressure, high blood sugar, diabetes, and heart problems. It’s about becoming your best and happiest self.
Watch out for those trendy juice bars. Your “healthy drink” may be spiked with a bunch of calories from added sugars. And be leery of fancy “natural” names that sound healthy but are really just refined sugar. Agave nectar? It’s just plain old sugar.
Is coconut oil fattening? How could it not be? Ounce for ounce, there isn’t anything more calorie dense on earth than oils. Olive oil. Corn oil Coconut oil. They’re all packed with calories. One tablespoon of oil is about 120 calories. Now, 120 calories may not seem like much, but adding 120 calories to our…
While there is still no cure for arthritis, a stay at the Pritikin health resort can help to significantly lower and ease painful symptoms.
To separate fact from fiction with weight-loss tips, you must first understand what qualifies as healthy weight loss.
Getting over the weight-loss plateau is challenging, but here are four tips to keep you moving and motivated.
After decades of chowing down cheeseburgers, we may have accumulated more fat cells than we’d care to imagine (for some, it’s billions of fat cells). “But reducing our number of fat cells through procedures like liposuction are not likely to slim us down for the long term. Nor will they necessarily promote good metabolic health,” says Dr. Tom Rifai. For unhealthy fat cells, the best solution is a healthy lifestyle.