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Is Coconut Oil Fattening?

Is Coconut Oil Good For Weight Loss? Is It Fattening?

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…

Is Coconut Oil Bad For You?

Coconut Oil is Bad For You

Many in the coconut oil business promote it as the “good” saturated fat. We hear about coconut oil’s “surprising health benefits.” What are the facts? What does nutrition science tell us about coconut oil? Find out.

Drug Side Effects Vs Pritikin Side Effects

Common Side Effects of Medication.

For too long, patients as well as doctors have fallen prey to the medical mystique of a pill for every ill. We need to begin a whole new mind-set and say to ourselves: “I don’t want to take anything more than what I absolutely need. And certainly, I don’t want to take anything that makes me feel bad.”

Cholesterol Inline Lead Magnets

Lower Cholesterol Naturally

LDL levels of 81 Ground-breaking research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) studied nearly 9,000 European patients. All had previously suffered heart attacks. The trial found that those who reduced their LDL levels to an average 81 with high-dose statins significantly reduced their risk of major coronary events like heart attacks…

How to Become a Vegetarian

How to Be a Vegetarian

How to Become a Vegetarian in 4 Simple Steps Step 1. Find a plant-based alternative How to get started? Make a swap! Pick one animal-based product that you would like to swap out of your daily life. For example, it might be beef, cow’s milk or eggs. Now, find a plant-based alternative for it at…

Nidal Makhoul, MD, FACC

American board of Internal Medicine- Cardiovascular medicine Medical degree from Damascus University faculty of Medicine Internal Medicine Residency, West Virginia University Internal Medicine residency, Mount Carmel Medical Center, Columbus, OH Fellowship in Cardiology at Montreal Heart Institute Internal Medicine and Cardiology Training at the Universities of Lyon and Paris, France. Attending Cardiologist at University of…

How to Start a
Low Cholesterol Diet

How To Start a Cholesterol Diet

So, you’ve got high cholesterol. Wondering how do you start a low cholesterol diet? It’s easier than you may think. Here are 7 tips to get you started. 7 Easy Tips to Naturally Lower Your Cholesterol Choose protein-rich plants Grazing on plants is a surprisingly abundant protein-rich way to eat – just consider how strong…

5 Tactics To Reduce Cholesterol Quickly

5 Tactics To Reduce Cholesterol Quickly For most of us, there’s really no need to pack our medicine cabinets with pills to reduce cholesterol levels. Natural, lifestyle-based strategies have proven extraordinarily effective in reducing cholesterol quickly and permanently. Get the top 5 food and fitness tips recommended by the doctors, dietitians, exercise experts, and other…

Pritikin Meal Plan

Easiest Way To Follow Pritikin!New 7-Day Meal Plan Gourmet Dinners…and no cooking needed! Plus, tons of super-simple tips for breakfast, lunch, and snacks! Easiest Way To Follow Pritikin!New 7-Day Meal Plan Gourmet Dinners…and no cooking needed! Plus, tons of super-simple tips for breakfast, lunch, and snacks! Have the Meals Delivered Want to eat healthierbut don’t…

Healthy Kosher Program

Pritikin Kosher Program

October 28 to November 9, 2018
“My husband Joe has gone from a size XXL to a Medium in 10 months! His trouser waist dropped from 42 to 34 inches. Incredible! He’s also off his pills for high blood pressure and cholesterol. We can’t thank the dedicated staff at Pritikin enough, and we look forward to seeing you again in Oct/Nov for the next Pritikin Healthy Kosher Program!” says Sara Orenstein of Jerusalem, Israel.

Adult Fitness Camp, Evolved

Ultimate Adult Fitness Camp for Getting Healthy

But when it comes to shedding weight and getting healthier, what’s most critical is not “biggest loser”-style workouts. Rather, it’s adult fitness camps, like the Pritikin Longevity Center, that incorporate all facets of healthy living: It’s adult fitness camp evolved, and it’s what the Pritikin Longevity Center + Spa has been delivering since 1975. Located…

Pritikin Diet & Eating Plan

The Pritikin Eating Plan uses the latest scientific research to provide dietary guidelines that will help you avoid and often reverse diseases that can rob you of the good health you need to enjoy a good life. Below is a quick summary of the Pritikin Diet. For all the details, scroll down to the section…

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 Losing Weight Help Arthritic Knees?

Losing Weight Relieves Arthritic Knees

Can Losing Weight Help Arthritic Knees? Yes, according to a growing body of research. The latest investigation,1 from scientists at Wake Forest University in North Carolina, followed 240 overweight and obese individuals with painful knee osteoarthritis for 18 months. The participants’ mean age was 66. In the study, they adopted a healthy lifestyle similar to…

Blood Pressure Medications and Exercise

Blood Pressure Medications and Exercise

“People often have the impression that if they’re taking blood pressure medications, they don’t have to change the way they live. They can keep eating, for example, a diet that’s high in salt,” says Dr. Seth Marquit, MD, Medical Director at the Pritikin Longevity Center in Miami. “But new research is showing that there are many things that medications do not help us with.”

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Marianela Areces, MD

“People really don’t know what 120/80 means,” says Dr. Areces. “So that’s how I start my lecture, with the basics. By the end of the lecture, I see the light in their eyes, the realization of: ‘Oh, now I get it!’ For the first time, they’re understanding their disease, how all that pressure that has been pushing against their arteries, with every single heartbeat, over years and years, can affect their heart, kidneys, and even their brains. For the first time, they’re truly motivated to do something about it.”

Do you have an overweight child?

Do you have an overweight child?

Research has shown that children who lose weight are far more successful at keeping the weight off than adults who lose weight. In other words, changes in childhood could well mean lasting change. “That’s why it’s so important to act now if you have a child who is overweight,” counsels Dr. Coral Arvon, Behavioral Health and Wellness Director at the Pritikin Longevity Center in Miami, Florida.

How To Do Prone Leg Lifts Correctly

Do your prone leg lifts correctly, and you will begin to feel greater strength in your abdomen, hips, and back. Your hips will move with more ease and greater range of motion.
You’ll be able to stand and walk with greater confidence and grace. You’ll be able to stand with the crowd as long as it takes for your team to score the winning touchdown. You’ll likely be able to take longer walks on the beach or through the park, and simply enjoy the scenery without distracting pain or fear of injury.

A Parent’s Guide to Food Allergies

Below are common allergy symptoms in children. It’s not just foods that can trigger these symptoms. Other triggers include irritants like cigarette smoke and perfume; outdoor conditions such as tree pollen, insect stings, and insect bites; and indoor issues like mold, dust mites, and pet hair or fur.

45-Degree Shoulder Raise: Powerful Shoulders without Pain

“With strength training, your body—from calves and thighs to butt and stomach to chest and arms—will definitely look fitter and trimmer,” encourages Jamie Costello, MSC, Exercise Director at the renowned Pritikin Longevity Center in Miami. “But the key to all these benefits is not just doing strength exercises, but doing them right.”

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