Pritikin, Nathan

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Nathan, U.S. physician, d. 1985.
Pritikin diet - stresses consumption of whole grains, vegetables, and small amounts of lean meat and fish coupled with daily aerobic exercise routine.
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Over the past 35 years, more than 115 studies have been published demonstrating that participants in this program achieve these and other health benefits, including substantial and sustained weight loss, says Pritikin CEO Paul Lehr, whose father David founded the center along with Nathan Pritikin in 1970.
I will never forget as a teenager seeing a televised debate between Nathan Pritikin and a mainstream cardiologist.
and Nathan Pritikin, a layman, on low-fat diets are also the most detailed that 1 have ever seen.
Dean Ornish, the late Nathan Pritikin, Caldwell Esselstyn of the Cleveland Clinic, and others have found that many of their heart patients could avoid the knife or drugs by adopting a lifestyle that includes exercise, lentil soup, and broccoli instead of burgers and fries.
They were spoken by a self-taught researcher named Nathan Pritikin who, with no formal medical training or scientific credentials, was able to produce indisputable research to support his bold pronouncement.
Others in search of better health seek out a more conservative route at the Pritikin Longevity Center in Santa Monica, run by Robert Pritikin, son of the late nutrition guru Nathan Pritikin, who founded the center more than 20 years ago.
She has been through the restrictive Nathan Pritikin program, but she readily admits that she is not beyond temptation.
But first Nathan Pritikin, and then Dean Ornish, proved that lentils can be as effective as surgery.
A solid diet and exercise program can significantly lower the risk of high cholesterol and heart disease, according to a study done at the Nathan Pritikin Research Foundation.
Nathan Pritikin wrote his best seller, ``The Pritikin Program for Diet and Exercise,'' in 1979.
Unfortunately, not until disease of some sort had affected them did they begin to search --as pointed out to me in the case histories documented by Nathan Pritikin in a book, Nathan Pritikin Diet and Exercise.
Haven't they heard of Nathan Pritikin and Dean Ornish?