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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.

Staying Healthy During Flu Season

Staying Healthy During Flu Season

It can lead to serious illness such as pneumonia, and in some people, it may even cause death. Even if it does not reach such severe levels, the flu can make an entire family ill, resulting in lost time and money at work, or for kids and college students, it could mean a loss of…

Lower Stress Equals Lower Weight

Lower Stress Equals Lower Weight

When a person is under stress, hormones such as cortisol and adrenaline are released by the nervous system. As a result of this release, the body is primed for action. One’s senses grow sharper for enhanced focus, muscles of the body tighten, the heart beats faster, and blood pressure elevates in preparation for fight or…

The Typical American Diet Is Our Biggest Enemy

Our typical diet is more dangerous to our health than anything else.

The largest study in more than 15 years of U.S. health, disease, and death was recently published. Titled “The State of U.S. Health, 1990-2010,” it compiled data on millions of Americans. It also compared U.S. data with 33 other countries. Here are highlights.

The Real Fountain of Youth

Imagine living heart-disease-free – and fully, actively, and vigorously – well into our 70s, 80s, and beyond. The authors of a large new study call it “healthy longevity… kind of the fountain of youth,” and lay out a blueprint for achieving it

How To Live a Longer Life: Get Up, Stand Up!

For a longer, better life, your morning workout sure does count. But did you know that simply getting up out of your chair on a regular basis throughout the day can also deliver huge benefits? How much “get up, stand up” do you need?

Personality Secrets For Living To 100

Battista Locatelli shares his secrets for longevity that could have you living to 100.

Spend a day with 80-year-old Battista Locatelli (though you’ll probably have one helluva time keeping up with him), and there’s a very good chance you’ll learn everything you need to know about living long and well. It’s all about nurturing a healthy body and mind, affirms new research.

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