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I changed things up this year with a resolution that isn’t directly related to improving my physical health although it has made me feel better in just the first few weeks.
Now, when I am asked “what do you sell?”, I can passionately say, lifestyle medicine focused on exercise, nutrition, and having a healthy mindset!
Pritikin Intensive Cardiac Rehab (ICR) is a comprehensive lifestyle education program designed to cover three areas of an individual’s cardiac recovery: nutrition, exercise, and healthy mind-set. Education is imparted
An update on PritikinLIVE
“Heart disease is 90% preventable – everyone can prevent heart disease anywhere in the world by eating foods that are low in salt and animal fat, exercising regularly and not smoking”
Like the low sodium DASH diet, the Pritikin Eating Plan offers blood pressure-lowering benefits well documented in peer-reviewed research.
Chef Chris here, with some heart-healthy tweaks that can revamp your favorite holiday recipes!
Join us for a discussion about the future of cardiac rehab (CR) and the need to increase CR access. During this webinar, you will hear from leaders at Pritikin ICR,
A guide to open enrollment season.
Get a “leg-up” on your Pritikin ICR implementation with these three key best practices to help ensure a successful ICR program launch.
I must admit, I have a soft spot for my latest Intensive Cardiac Rehab (ICR) site. Traditionally, cardiac rehab departments are often managed and staffed by RNs and Exercise Physiologists.
A fresh perspective, open communication, and an adaptable team can make all the difference. We recently had the opportunity to connect with Cardiac Rehabilitation Manager Sarah Allen to learn more
Stay on track this holiday season by prioritizing Pritikin’s three Pillars: Regular Exercise, Heart-Healthy Nutrition, and a Healthy Mind-Set.
I’ve always said that when it comes to exercise, do what you’re willing to do. It may not be perfect. It may look different than when you were
How to Control Your Environment So Your Environment Doesn’t Control You
Consumers are seeking healthier food options and manufacturers are responding. Plant-based burgers are a booming category meeting this demand. What once was a niche market plant-based burger options are now
Fifty years ago next month, my dad died from a massive heart attack. I was 10 years old, and his passing changed the course of my life forever. My father
With the annual American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) national conference rapidly approaching, I thought it would be a great time to highlight this organization. Early in my
Who doesn’t love a good summer cookout? As the season is winding down, many of us will use the long weekend ahead to enjoy one last summer cookout. On
Wild. This one word has guided my choices in the seafood department. Wild caught fish conjures up images of fish flourishing in their natural habitat of churning water and fishermen
Lillie Harris, BSN, RN, CCRP has been with CHRISTUS Shreveport-Bossier’s Cardiac Rehab Program long enough to appreciate the difference between a traditional cardiac rehab (CR) program and a more
During hot summer months when the only thing you’re craving is something cool and refreshing, it’s easy to reach for a plain old salad. Salads can be healthy
Smoothie shops are popping up everywhere – shopping centers, airports, fitness clubs, and wellness spas. Their target consumer is one that subscribes to a healthy lifestyle and is looking for a
“How has the Pritikin ICR program transformed your cardiac rehab program?”
I realize if you read my last blog post, (“you are what you eat so eat good stuff”) I may have left you with the impression that I’m someone
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