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Disease Prevention

The Pritikin Program is all about laying the foundation for a lifetime of good health and disease prevention. You’ll lose weight without feeling hungry, regain your vitality, and feel healthier, stronger. You’ll live better. Now’s your chance.

Are You Still Dealing with Last Year’s Health Issues?

How long have you been struggling with the same health issues?

Struggling with Pain Ouch! Back pain or shoulder impingement (joint pain) really reduces your ability to enjoy life. Pain not only effects your sleep, it can disrupt your mood. That can impact your family and social interactions. When was the last time you lived pain free? It is possible for the body’s many moving muscles,…

Medicine Safety: A Toolkit for Families

A Medicine Tool Kit When you have several members of the family taking various medications, it’s important to know who is taking which medicines to ensure that everyone is safe and healthy. When a doctor writes a new prescription for you or someone in your family, ask questions about the medication so you know why…

What Your Doctor Is Not Telling You

What Your Doctor Isn't Telling You

Doctors are an undeniably helpful resource for your health. However, what your doctor is not telling you could be the difference between you failing or attaining your health goals. Even among high risk patients, only 1 in 5 receive nutrition counseling from their physician, leaving many to find nutrition information from other sources, often unreliable…

Taking Too Many Medications?

Are You Taking Too Many Medications?

Am I taking too many medications? You may not even remember how it got to this point. The pile of daily pills in your hand didn’t used to be so overwhelming. The reason you are taking too many medications is not likely intentional but due to a prescription cascade. A prescription cascade is when a…

Foods That Promote Liver Health

Best Foods to Combat Fatty Liver Disease

Just as high blood pressure can be a hidden risk factor for heart disease, NAFLD is the silent precursor to serious liver complications, including a form of hepatitis called NASH, and inflammation and liver injury that can lead to cirrhosis and liver cancer. Learn about foods and other lifestyle measures that promote liver health.

Can You Be Fat But Fit?

Can You Be Fat But Fit? No, Says New Research

“I think the biggest takeaway from this latest research is, don’t be complacent,” sums up Dr. Seth Marquit, MD, Medical Director at the Pritikin Longevity Center in Miami. “If you’re putting on weight, especially belly fat, it’s important to act even if your blood test results are suggesting that everything’s okay. Chances are, everything will not be okay in the months and years to come.”

Foods That Fight Depression

Best Foods That Fight Depression

The more we rely on food as our “medicine,” the less we need actual medicine. That may be especially important for conditions, like depression, in which the pharmaceuticals prescribed often come with the possibility of many negative side effects, such as increased appetite and weight gain, fatigue, insomnia, loss of sexual desire, erectile dysfunction, constipation, dry mouth, blurred vision, nausea, and even increased risk of cardiovascular disease.

Is acrylamide bad for you?

Is coffee with acrylamide bad for you?

In the United States, fried potato products like French fries and potato chips are the greatest source of acrylamide in many peoples’ diets (38%), followed by crackers, cookies and cakes (17%), bread (14%), snacks such as roasted nuts, and popcorn (14%), cereal products (9%), and lastly, coffee (8%).

Health Concerns of the Elderly to Lead to a Long Life

However, in order to live longer, the elderly need to be aware of potential health issues that they may face. They include Alzheimer’s Disease, Osteoporosis, Heart Disease and more. Also, when people get older they start having problems with vision and hearing, which should be monitored closely. In addition, the elderly should have modest fitness…

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