While you don’t need to deprive yourself at every cocktail party and dinner event, it’s important to stick to your goals and your plan, no matter how tempting that fountain of chocolate fondue by the doorway may be. The biggest thing to remember if you’re hesitant to attend a big celebration, is that you are in control. “You have the power and you want to keep that power,” said Kimberly Gomer, MS, RD, Director of Nutrition at the Pritikin Longevity Center.
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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.
What is the endothelium? The endothelium is the thin layer of cells that lines the inner walls of our arteries. Does caffeine damage the endothelium? There is no convincing evidence that drinking caffeinated beverages like tea or coffee damages the endothelium. Our body’s general contractor But you’re right to be concerned about the endothelium. It’s important…
Many cans of beans contain more than 1,000 milligrams of sodium per cup. So if you’re soaking and rinsing canned beans, you’re still left with 700 milligrams, which is about half what we should consume for the entire day. Rinsing canned beans | Disappointing results Eating soaked and rinsed canned beans, at 700 milligrams of…
This new study asserts that being strategic about where we put our fruit “can help us take better control of what we eat, how much we weigh, and how good we feel,” states Kimberly Gomer, MS, RD, Director of Nutrition at the Pritikin Longevity Center, where more than 100,000 people have come since 1975 to learn how to shed weight and live well.
In just two weeks, a high-fiber, low-fat diet dramatically reduced biomarkers of colon cancer risk, recently reported scientists from the University of Pittsburgh and Imperial College in London.
Don’t let a Thanksgiving binge turn into an “I blew it” binge that lasts till January 1st, advise the lifestyle experts at the Pritikin Longevity Center in Miami.
Here are classic Thanksgiving dishes, only better! That’s because they have all the tastiness of a traditional Thanksgiving feast but without the loads of lard, butter, and other unhealthy ingredients that work their way right into our arteries and midsection. With these healthy Thanksgiving recipes from the Pritikin health resort, all you’re getting is loads of fantastic flavor.
“How does a vegetarian get omega 3?” Foods naturally rich in omega-3 fatty acids are almost always a better choice than fish oil pills. Fish, especially cold-water fatty fish like salmon, sardines, mackerel, and trout, are rich sources of omega 3s. If you don’t eat fish, other food sources of omega-3 fatty acids include: Walnuts…
Olive oil is about 14% saturated fat, so if you’re pouring olive oil into your skillets and food every day, you’re likely consuming significantly more artery-clogging saturated fat than you realized.
The higher our blood pressure, the greater our risk of stroke, heart attack, congestive heart failure, kidney disease, impotence, and dementia. That’s why it’s so critical to lower blood pressure to healthy, normal levels. With lifestyle changes alone (no pills needed), many of us can do it.