Fruits and Veggies For Weight Loss At the Pritikin Longevity Center, fruits and veggies are rock stars. From fresh mango to roasted Brussels sprouts, they’re bountiful at the health resort, and delicious. For 40-plus years, Pritikin’s faculty has been praising them for their health and weight-control benefits. Now more evidence, presented at the European Congress
What’s the Health Resort’s Philosophy? “Philosophy?” you may be thinking. “Health resorts have philosophies?” They sure do. Each has a general philosophy of helping guests achieve better health and wellness, which often includes goals like losing weight and getting fit. That’s all well and good. The concern is: Dr. Seth Marquit, MD, Medical Director at
Use your vacation days towards good health and receive up to $500 off!* Since 1975, Pritikin has been the only medically supervised, all-inclusive structured residential program to provide scientifically proven and consistent results to our guests via eye opening physician led lectures, healthy meals, fitness classes and more. Lauded by peer reviewed journals, including the
Can You Be Fat But Fit? No, according to new research1 that followed 5,005 American men and women for more than 12 years. The authors found that nearly one-half of those who began the study as fat but fit (termed “metabolically healthy obesity”) developed the metabolic syndrome. What Is the Metabolic Syndrome? The metabolic syndrome
Health Resorts & Weight Loss Spas Thursday, June 28th, 2018 Pritikin’s Associate Medical Director, Dr Danine Fruge is on the road and in your neighborhood. Presenting her latest lecture, Youthful Brain, Bones + Body, this will be your opportunity to hear Dr. Danine Fruge speak. The lecture will cover how to improve brain function, how
Blood Pressure Medications and Exercise “People often have the impression that if they’re taking blood pressure medications, they don’t have to change the way they live. They can keep eating, for example, a diet that’s high in salt,” says Dr. Seth Marquit, MD, Medical Director at the Pritikin Longevity Center in Miami. “But new research
Can Losing Weight Help Arthritic Knees? Yes, according to a growing body of research. The latest investigation,1 from scientists at Wake Forest University in North Carolina, followed 240 overweight and obese individuals with painful knee osteoarthritis for 18 months. The participants’ mean age was 66. In the study, they adopted a healthy lifestyle similar to
Often, NAFLD has no symptoms, at least at first The fact that many people with NAFLD show no symptoms and suffer no apparent damage, at least initially, may explain our lack of awareness about the disease. Legumes (beans) are an excellent example of foods that promote liver health and are also great for your heart.
Slim Down 19 Ways to Burn 100 Calories Without a Gym Ideas so easy, you won’t even feel like you’re torching calories. By Eat This, Not That! Editors August 1, 2018 A taste of a friend’s dessert. A handful of candy on a coworker’s desk. Those extra nibbles really add up—and can stall your weight
But when it comes to shedding weight and getting healthier, what’s most critical is not “biggest loser”-style workouts. Rather, it’s adult fitness camps, like the Pritikin Longevity Center, that incorporate all facets of healthy living: Safe and sustainable exercise plus Healthy nutrition education plus Healthy dining that informs your taste buds with a whole new
From time to time I make media appearances or participate in photo shoots and have to really look my best. To ready myself for these jobs I do a Detox Diet Week. I do this to reduce bloat, trim a few pounds, clear up my skin and ensure my long hair will shine under the lights.
Let’s be real. When 5 p.m. rolls around, the last thing you want to do is brave the supermarket and start cooking dinner from scratch. And yet, every evening, you find yourself in a mob of hangry individuals racing to the poultry line, or you’re by yourself staring at an empty fridge. And breakfast? Forget