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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.

Whole Grains Vs Wheat

Learn the Difference Between Whole Grain and Whole Wheat

Did you know that your so-called whole-grain cereal may actually be more breakfast candy than anything else? Full of refined white flour and sugar? To find whole-grain foods that are truly whole grain and healthy, it’s important, for starters, to distinguish between whole grains vs wheat. Here’s how.

Bodybuilding Fruit

Bodybuilding Fruit

Make room, milk. Research suggests that eating an abundance of fruit also builds strong bones. Get the details, and include fruit in your osteoporporosis prevention strategy.

Can I Eat Too Much Soy?

It’s possible. As with much of life, moderation is a good idea,” advises Dr. Gayl Canfield, Director of Nutrition at the Pritikin Longevity Center & Spa.

9 Tips For Controlling Holiday Binge Eating

Controlling Holiday Binge Eating

How often have we arrived at holiday parties stressed-out, shopped-out, and worn-out? Is it any wonder we say “To hell with my health” and “Let me at that buffet bar”? This year, take the edge off. We’ll show you how. Not only will you better master those buffets, you’ll end up much happier the following morning – and all through the holiday season. Here are nine tips for holiday-stress-busting success.

The Best Diet For High Blood Pressure

The Best Diet for Lowering High Blood Pressure

What you do eat is just as important as what you don’t eat. Men who followed a diet that focused not just on losing weight but also on increasing consumption of fruits, vegetables, and nonfat dairy foods (and lowering salt intake) were significantly more effective at lowering their blood pressure than men who followed a low-fat diet with no specific food recommendations.

The Best Foods For Weight Loss (and the Worst)

Here are the best and worst foods for weight loss.

Tired of starving yourself? Feel as if you’re losing your mind while trying to lose weight? Pritikin educator and weight-loss expert Dr. Jay Kenney reports on new research that shows us how to eat well, weigh less, and stay sane.

Healthy Breakfast Foods – 6 Tips

Healthy Breakfast Foods

Dry grains like cold cereals, breads, bagels, cereal bars, and muffins are dense with calories. Per bite, you’re taking in a lot of calories, which means that by the time you’ve eaten enough to feel full, you’ve probably eaten more calories than you would have liked. That’s why half a box of Cheerios (and its 700+ calories) can disappear so quickly!

What Is Carnitine?

Carnitine and Heart Disease

There’s been a lot of media talk over the last couple of weeks about a new study suggesting that carnitine, abundant in red meat and many energy drinks, contributes to heart disease. There’s also been a lot of misinformation. Here are the facts.

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