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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.

Natural Angina Pain Relief

Angina Pain is Your Heart Telling You to Get Help

What is Stable Angina? Stable angina is a common term used to describe chest pain or discomfort due to coronary heart disease. Stable angina is clinically referred to as Current Stable Angina Pectoris. This condition occurs when the heart is unable to get the amount of blood flow it needs. Commonly, the blood flow to…

Making Healthy Food Tasty

Chef Vincenzo Della Polla is Making Healthy Food Tasty

A Passion for Creating Chef Della Polla has a passion for being creative. He transforms healthy foods that some would deem boring into extraordinary experiences. “Since I was a young boy, I have been listening and learning. I tried to prep anything I could in the kitchen to help my mom. She was a single…

6 New Ways to Eat More Vegetables…and Lose More Weight

6 New Ways to Eat More Vegetables and Lose More Weight

“First, there’s the nutritional consideration, meaning what we can get from vegetables in terms of the micro nutrients, the vitamins and minerals that have anti-cancer and blood sugar benefits,” says Kimberly Gomer, MS, RD, LDN, the Director of Nutrition at Pritikin Longevity Center + Spa in Miami, FL. “And second, given that the calorie density…

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…

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