Here are four heart-healthy snack recipes that draw rave reviews from our guests at the Pritikin health resort in Miami. They’re perfect for parties, or simply for a night at home in front of the T.V.
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Reverse the Progression of Coronary Heart Disease
Act now. It could save your life. According to the American Heart Association, one of four men and one of three women who survive a heart attack will die within the following year, most often of cardiac arrest or another heart attack. Consider an intensive cardiac rehabilitation program, like the one at the Pritikin Longevity Center. It will teach you, under the careful supervision of board-certified physicians, how to eat well, exercise well, and live well, and in doing so, help prevent a second heart attack.
How do I know if I have heart disease? For years, indeed, decades, most of us feel no pain. Nothing is telling us that the walls of our arteries are suffering from inflammation and injury, and filling up with plaque. For many people, the first time they learn they’re in trouble is when they have…
Reducing heart attack risk by 86% The most astonishing and hopeful conclusion of the study,1 published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, was that healthy men who followed the five healthy lifestyle guidelines reduced their risk of heart attack by 86% compared to men who followed none of the guidelines. What can…
If you’re going to do cardiac rehab, why not enjoy yourself and do it at a spa/resort? Make a vacation out of it? That’s what thousands have done over the past four decades at the Pritikin Longevity Center + Spa in Miami, Florida. Pritikin is the longest-running, most scientifically documented heart-health resort in America. And now, Pritikin’s cardiac rehab program is covered by Medicare.
Dietary changes are very successful in reducing heart attack risk and death, according to research. But the type of nutrition education received matters greatly.
Stroke recovery and exercise guidelines were recently spelled out by national experts in stroke rehabilitation. Get the guidelines. They can help keep both brain and body sharp.
A typical stroke is basically a heart attack in the brain. To prevent strokes, follow the same healthy lifestyle that prevents heart attacks. Here are the key steps for preventing strokes and keeping your brain in good working order.
The scientists, from Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine, focused on five key lifestyle factors: Not smoking Not being overweight Low alcohol intake Being physically active (exercising at least 30 minutes daily) Following a diet low in fat and high in whole foods like fruits, vegetables and whole grains that are naturally rich in fiber,…
After angioplasty, people tend to think, “I’m fixed.” But they often end up back in the ER for heart attacks, and worse. Read John Fisher’s amazing story. Learn how to live heart-disease-free for years and years to come.