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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.

Diabetes and Alzheimer’s | The Deadly Link

The Deadly Link Between Diabetes and Alzheimer’s

There’s very hopeful news, reports Dr. Melissa Schilling of New York University, author of a comprehensive new review implicating insulin as the deadly link between diabetes and Alzheimer’s. High levels of insulin, she points out, are preventable and treatable through changes in diet, exercise, and medication.

Getting Healthy Again, Quickly

A Guest Getting Healthy Again at the Pritikin Health Resort

A growing body of research is finding that for many people, getting healthy again does not require a medicine cabinet full of drugs. Fast and profound benefits can happen simply with diet and exercise. Good food. Good fitness. That’s all we need, asserts science.

Chronic Diseases and Health Promotion

Chronic Diseases and Health Promotion

Chronic Diseases: Leading Causes of Death and Disability It might surprise you to know that seven out of ten deaths among Americans are caused by chronic diseases every year. More than 50 percent of these are related to cancer, heart disease, and stroke. Almost half of all American adults had at least one type of…

Foods That Promote Sexual Health

Aphrodisiacs and Foods for Sexual Health

Foods that improve sexual health are essentially the same foods that improve heart health, science is learning. That’s no surprise to the physicians and other faculty at the Pritikin health and weight-loss resort in Miami. “Just about every man, and many women, who walk in our doors walk out feeling quite a bit more romantic,” smiles Pritikin’s Associate Medical Director Danine Fruge, MD.

How To Exercise Without Pain

In a television interview, sports injury and orthopedic specialist Frank Musumeci discusses several exercise options that put less stress on joints, how to exercise without pain if you’re overweight, and how to protect your knees if you’re a runner age 50 and older.

Does Anger Hurt Your Body?

Anger and Anxiety Can Kill You.

Recently published research has found that intense anger increases the risk of suffering a heart attack 8-fold, and intense anxiety increases risk 9-fold.

Foods That Promote Lung Health

Just as with heart disease and cancer, there are foods that do us harm, and there are foods that promote lung health.

For decades, the Pritikin Eating Plan has been documented in peer-reviewed research to reduce the likelihood of heart disease, high blood pressure, obesity, and diabetes. Now, a new study has found that a similar eating style may also reduce the risk of developing COPD. Foods that promote lung health are, in short, Pritikin foods.

Will Obesity Kill You?

Will obesity kill you? Will it debilitate you? Yes.

New research has found that seriously obese people may reduce their life expectancy by up to 8 years. What’s more, they may shave by 19 years the time they will live a healthy life free of the debilitating illnesses that are linked to obesity.

How To Live To 100

In this new video from the renowned Pritikin Longevity Center in Miami, experts in nutrition and exercise describe these cultures and summarize newly published science on longevity. It’s all about how to live to 100 – and enjoy it. Learn the key secrets.

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