Average Weight Loss: One to two pounds a week
Type of Diet: low-fat, high-fiber
This diet may be unsafe for certain individuals.*
About The Diet
The Pritikin Principle was created by Nathan Pritikin after he learned that he had heart disease. He created this high fiber, low fat diet that includes an exercise plan to to help his own heart condition.
The diet is mostly a vegetarian program that has low cholesterol, and very little (if any) fats.
The diet recommends you eat whole grains and vegetables.
The diet calls for six small meals a day.
Processed gains like white bread and instant rice are forbidden by the Pritikin diet.
The Pritikin diet also promotes better heath as well as weight loss, and studies have shown that Pritikin can help reduce heart diseases and help control type 2 diabetes.
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The Pritikin Principle: The Calorie Density Solution
By Robert Pritikin
The facts: “Low-fat” and “fat-free” processed foods are a major contributor to America’s weight problem. Gimmicky calorie-counting diets leave you feeling hungry. Yo-yo dieting is devastating to your body. And strict dietary regimens never, ever last. Now, the world’s premiere name in health and nutrition introduces a scientifically proven strategy for losing 2 to 7 pounds a weekand keeping it off. “If you focus on selecting foods with low calorie density, and worry less about how much of them you’re eating,” says Robert Pritikin, “you’ll lose weight without ever feeling hungryand you’ll look and feel great. That’s the key to the success of the calorie-density solution.” To date, this revolutionary approach has only been available to participants in Pritikin Longevity Center programs. Now, you can put all the experts of the Pritikin Center to work for you. Includes charts of calorie-density levels in common foods. Provides more than 50 delicious recipes and an a! rray of easy-to-follow menu plans. Debunks popular fad diets.
This diet is low on vitamins D, E, and B12. The high-fiber foods can cause digestive issues for some people. Before starting this, or any other diet, talk with your doctor — especially if you have any type of health condition.