Dr. Michael Greger’s familiarity with Pritikin started at a young age, when his grandmother decided to pay the Pritikin Longevity Center a visit. That visit saved her life. Dr. Greger has since become a champion of a plant-based diet.
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The neighbor’s dog is barking at 3 am. The checkout line at the grocery store is 12 people deep. Your car’s battery just died. Your mother called with troubling news about her health. How do you react to each of the above? Are you calm or crazy? When life’s hurdles get the best of us, it can contribute to everything from irritable bowel syndrome to heart disease.
Three and six hours after just one fatty meal, the scientists measured blood flow and assessed how well HDL was protecting arteries from inflammation. What they found is enough to make us put those saturated-fat-rich burgers and shakes down forever.
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.
Some of us have bottles of fish oil pills in our refrigerators. We’re hoping these supplements, rich in omega-3 fatty acids, might reap big benefits for our hearts. But new research suggests, “Don’t bother.” Is the research right? Find out.
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…
Dietary changes are very successful in reducing heart attack risk and death, according to research. But the type of nutrition education received matters greatly.
In the medicine cabinets of homes nationwide are bottles of calcium pills. They’re as ubiquitous as toothpaste. But do we really need them? The Pritikin Scientific Advisory Board recently met to discuss this issue. Here are their conclusions.
What are the most important things we can do to prevent a heart attack? Get life-saving tips in this webcast with Ronald Scheib, M.D., Medical Director of the Pritikin Longevity Center and previously Chief of Section of Cardiovascular Medicine at the Miami Heart Institute. [sociallocker] [/sociallocker] Healthy Living and Food Choices healthy chicken burger recipes…