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Eating Right

Eating right should not be complicated. You don’t need to count calories, “net carbs,” glycemic loads, or “points” all day long. With the Pritikin Program, you’ll simply eat and enjoy good food. Learn how easy healthy eating can be.

Truth about Diets

What are you putting on the dinner table tonight? Making healthy food choices can be hard when you don’t know who to trust. Your colleagues have boasted about the latest diet craze, but then seem to be onto another diet the next month. Those trendy diets can be hard to ignore; it’s easy to get…

Best Healthy Weight Loss Office Snacks

Healthy Office Snacks for Weight Loss

You’ve got this! Try a few of the foods on this list of the best healthy weight loss office snacks tomorrow. It can be as simple as bringing fresh fruit with you to the next meeting so you can easily pass on the donuts. You could bring extra – the whole office might enjoy a…

Are Potatoes Good For You?

Are potatoes good for you?

Are potatoes good for you? Yes! Especially if you’re trying to lose weight. Learn all the research-based facts from the doctors and dietitians at the Pritikin Longevity Center in Miami.

“I Hate Vegetables”

I Hate Vegetables

Here are 4 ways to learn to love vegetables. Can you be healthy without eating vegetables? All of the vegetable haters are reading this paragraph with hopeful anticipation it will contradict the decades of science that shows vegetables are essential for health. Sorry, to all of you who have ever said, “I hate vegetables”. The…

Is Muscovado Sugar Healthy?

Is Muscovado sugar healthier than other sugars?

What is muscovado sugar? Muscovado sugar, also known as Barbados sugar, is a partially refined cane sugar. Muscovado sugar has a dark brown colour and a strong molasses flavour making it a popular bakers’ choice for gingerbread cookies. Muscovado sugar is stickier and slightly coarser than other partially refined brown sugars such as turbinado and…

What Your Doctor Is Not Telling You

What Your Doctor Isn't Telling You

Doctors are an undeniably helpful resource for your health. However, what your doctor is not telling you could be the difference between you failing or attaining your health goals. Even among high risk patients, only 1 in 5 receive nutrition counseling from their physician, leaving many to find nutrition information from other sources, often unreliable…

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…

How to Stop Snacking After Dinner

How to Stop Snacking After Dinner and Lose Weight

Nighttime snackers often consume more than 50% of their daily calories after 8 p.m. Stop snacking after dinner, and losing weight will be much easier. Here are 8 tips.

Healthy “Blue Plate Special” Recipes

Healthier Blue-Plate Special

Whether it be the old-fashioned Automats of the 1950s, or the traditional Jewish delis before them – diners are an iconic part of the American landscape. Art Deco train dining cars with vinyl bench seating, little jukeboxes at every table and sassy servers delivering blue-plate specials loaded with steaming meatloaf, mashed potatoes, fried chicken and…

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