Rejuvenate, indulge and get healthy with these Pritikin bachelorette ideas so that you can return home feeling transformed and revitalized for your wedding day. Ongoing Dates.
October 17, 2017 | Spa Index
Such bliss first thing in the morning! And amazingly healthy to boot! From the chefs at the Pritikin Longevity Center: Sweet Potato Pancakes served with a side of fresh blueberries atop pureed blueberries and Pritikin Creamy Vanilla Sauce. A touch of cinnamon was added to the sauce. The Pritikin Eating Plan recommends and incorporates the healthiest food choices — but “healthy” does not have to mean “blah!” — like with this healthy breakfast recipe This is a guest-favorite recipe, requested often, so here it is, courtesy of Pritikin Longevity Center in Florida.
October 7, 2017 | Spa Index
Whether you were searching for a stop smoking spa, retreat, local smoking cessation program, or a luxury stop smoking vacation, we’ll help you find the best destinations to choose from.
August 11, 2017 | Spa Index
Skyterra Wellness Retreat & Weight Loss Spa offers an all-inclusive program in a beautiful mountain lake setting at Lake Toxaway, North Carolina, near the Blue Ridge Mountains and Asheville Guests explore sustainable foundations of wellness through daily fitness classes, outdoor adventures, water sports, farm-to-table cuisine, educational classes, and more.
June 21, 2017 | Spa Index
More than 100,000 people worldwide have come to Pritikin Miami for its one-week programs, two-week programs, or longer. Everyone leaves feeling better and, best of all – living better.
June 17, 2017 | Spa Index
Located on the eastern shores of the gorgeous Garden Isle is Aqua Kauai Beach Resort and Hawaiian Rainforest Spa, a beautiful 25-acre authentic Hawaiian resort and spa. Family Friendly Pools with Sandy Bottoms, Water Slides, Waterfalls, Free Introductory Scuba and Lei Making Classes, Sunrise and Moonrise Cultural Ceremonies, Complimentary Mai Tai Tuesdays, Oceanfront Beauty.
June 14, 2017 | Spa Index
Canyon Ranch Kitchen Staff Cathy Garrard and Canyon Ranch Reviewer Lisa L. Powell, M.S., R.D.N. tell us to make sure our diet contains these Top 10 Body Cleansing Foods — nutritional superstars — to maximize your body’s natural detoxification abilities.
June 6, 2017 | Spa Index
There are several super foods out there that provide you with the energy and nutrition your body needs to keep stress in check. Here are 7 Super Foods to Combat Stress, and recipes to make the best use of them.
March 25, 2017 | Kitchens Spa Index
There are endless methods out there for losing weight. However, they are not all created equal; some are much more effective than others. Perhaps the most successful method is staying at a weight loss camp for adults. Some people may think that “fat camps” are only for children, but these facilities are remarkably effective at promoting lasting weight loss. If you’re wondering whether or not a weight loss camp is right for you, look at some of the most common benefits of attending.
January 21, 2017 | Spa Index
There are many artificial sweeteners on the market. Do they promote weight loss? Or weight gain? Are they healthy? Safe? Get answers, and what (if any) brands are recommended by the physicians and registered dietitians at Pritikin Health Resort.
January 12, 2017 | Spa Index
You’ve decided to enroll in a residential weight loss program at a destination spa or weight loss retreat — that’s taking action. Deciding which program is best for you can be challenging.
January 1, 2017 | Spa Index
Many of us are our own worst enemies when it comes to our perception around what we have or have not achieved, as well as how we look. As women who live in a society that values body perfection, this “not enough” talk may manifest in the form of body loathing.
December 28, 2016 | Spa Index
The Pritikin Eating Plan recommends and incorporates the healthiest animal food choices — omega-3-rich fish, lean protein like chicken and turkey, and vibrant flavors with fruit and vegetables, making the most of spices and bold flavors. This popular Pritikin Chicken in Sweet Chili Sauce dish is delicious served for dinner, and makes great leftovers at work the following day. Chop your leftover entree into a large lettuce leaf for a delicious summer salad roll or wrap.
June 28, 2016 | Spa Index
Guests of Movara Fitness Resort and similar destination spas are served a nutritious breakfast, but what about when you are traveling and staying in hotels which are increasingly offering a Free Continental Breakfast?
May 7, 2016 | Spa Index
Pritikin’s comprehensive program of physician consults and testing will evaluate where you’re standing from a health standpoint, where you should be, and how to get there. You’ll leave Pritikin armed with the tools you need to get- and stay- in tip top shape.
May 7, 2016 | Spa Index
With Cinco de Mayo coming up, its customary to serve our favorite Latin American dishes. Unfortunately, the most popular dishes can include cheesy, fatty appetizers, often high in fat. Enjoy this fresh shrimp dish instead!.
April 19, 2016 | Spa Index
There’s nothing more comforting than a bowl of Sweet and Sour Cabbage Soup, but the sodium content of many recipes can be a staggering 600 mg per cup. Our Pritikin version has no added sodium but loads of deep, savory flavor
March 2, 2016 | Spa Index
It’s a new year, and like many of our readers, we too are setting goals for increased fitness and wellness habits. While just about everyone is gung-ho with motivation and discipline soon after making resolutions or setting goals, the customary period for breaking those resolutions or stumbling with new goals is now — almost a month in. We just need a little bit of help to stay the course.
January 24, 2016 | Spa Index
If there’s one thing that seems to plague many of us, it’s the munchies leading to overeating at night. Even after eating dinner, many of us find ourselves peering into the refrigerator each night, searching for something to satisfy. Is it physical hunger that’s calling? Or emotional soothing that food is sometimes so good at providing?
January 4, 2016 | Spa Index
Did you know there are 7 common types of eaters? Naturally some of the dietary habits that dictate a “type” overlap a bit, but many of us have a predominate type. Do you know which of these 7 types of eaters you are?
January 2, 2016 | Spa Index
The Pritikin Eating Plan recommends you eat at least 5 (and preferably many more!) servings of vegetables and greens each day for super nutrition. Plus, you’ll just naturally eat fewer calories and shed excess weight. The problem is, many salads in restaurants are calorie busters that are anything but healthy, racking up nearly 1,000 fat calories on average. Get all the deliciously tangy goodness of a Caesar but for about one-tenth the calories with this Pritikin Caesar Salad, always a hit in the dining room at the Pritikin Longevity Center.
January 1, 2016 | Spa Index
The Pritikin Eating Plan recommends you eat at least 5 (and preferably many more!) servings of vegetables and greens each day for super nutrition. Plus, you’ll just naturally eat fewer calories and shed excess weight. The problem is, many salads in restaurants are calorie busters that are anything but healthy, racking up nearly 1,000 fat calories on average. Get all the deliciously tangy goodness of a Sweet Waldorf Salad but for about one-tenth the calories with this sweet, savory and filling Pritikin Curry Waldorf Salad, always a hit in the dining room at the Pritikin Longevity Center.
December 15, 2015 | Spa Index
I was pleased to be a part of a Twitter party on the website Mompreneurs Online. The party was all about the holidays — shopping, crafts, even make-up tips from Avon. I was there to provide advice about making it through the holidays without gaining a lot of weight. A topic that’s on the minds of too many of us.
November 27, 2015 | Spa Index
is healthy recipe for Pritikin Pumpkin Wedges is vegetable-rich, only takes 3 ingredients, and can be a tasty vegetable and dessert, all in one. Plus, pumpkins are a bonafide super-food, so it’s triple duty recipe — easy, delicious and nutritious.
October 24, 2015 | Spa Index
Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas — the holidays where we tend to snack on candy, toast with cocktails and punch and eat bountiful snacks and meals is upon us. Temptations will be plentiful this time of year: dinner parties, goodie trays, bountiful buffets—how do we enjoy ourselves yet keep our caloric intake at a reasonable and healthy level? In this post, Sharon Rekieta, Fitness and Wellness Director at Lake Austin Spa in Texas, shares some helpful hints and tips.
October 13, 2015 | Spa Index
While smoothies were once popular only among the health conscious community, they have now turned into a mainstream staple and are even available at fast-food joints and Starbucks. Aside from being delicious and refreshing, there are many reasons why people consume smoothies. Many people looking to lose weight start to drink smoothies in the morning, adding in fruits, veggies, and superfoods. While we at Shane Diet & Fitness Resorts don’t promote all-smoothie diets, we do encourage you to start incorporating smoothies into your life to reap some of their many benefits.
September 28, 2015 | Spa Index
“It’s easy to find thousands of weight loss tips online, including trends and fads, tips from amateur exercise enthusiasts, fitness professionals, and medical experts” says Katie Papo, Fitness Coach and Yoga Instructor for Shane Diet & Fitness Resorts. “It can seem impossible to differentiate, or even to figure out which types of advice are best for you.” In this article, Katie shares with us the best morning exercise routine for weight loss, even beginners to fitness.
September 28, 2015 | Spa Index
Does eating out when you are traveling cause you stress? Are you worried that you can’t make healthy choices when you are on vacation? You don’t have to worry. With these tips for eating healthy on the road, you just need to understand a few basic rules.
September 12, 2015 | Spa Index
This beautiful entree looks impressive, no? It’s so simple to create both from fresh salmon and berries, or even a frozen fillet and a bag of frozen berries you keep on hand! This Berry Balsamic Glazed Salmon is both an elegant dinner or a wonderful lunch entree for a spa day. Serve it with a tangle wilted spinach, which pairs well with both the berries and the balsamic flavors. Another tip? Save the leftovers and toss the fish and glaze over fresh baby spinach leaves for a berry balsamic salmon salad.
May 16, 2015 | Spa Index
So simple but so gourmet! This Mustard Glazed Salmon entree can be either a weeknight dish that makes you feel it’s the weekend, or, a special meal for Mother’s Day or a Birthday Celebration! Serve with a quick-and-easy whole grain like quinoa or couscous, or a microwaved baked potato, plus a nice big green salad.
May 8, 2015 | Spa Index
This Pritikin Citrus Fennel Mango Salad is proof positive that healthy food can be as enticing to the palate as expensive red wine! You’ll love this recipe’s complex blend of citrus zest, licorice-flavored fennel, tropical mango, and fresh cilantro.
May 8, 2015 | Spa Index
There are no magic formulas to lose weight and get fit, says wellness expert Charles Platkin, Ph.D, but there are five simple pieces of Tried and True Advice which together make for weight loss strategies of merit for everyone.
May 1, 2015 | Spa Index
The Ranch at Live Oak is a wellness retreat set high above the Pacific Ocean on a sprawling Malibu estate formerly owned by Western film star Hopalong Cassidy. The week long fitness boot camp offers organic cuisine, hiking, personal training, fitness, yoga, massage, and relaxation.
April 10, 2015 | Spa Index
This Alkaline Diet Plan is part of your perfect day when you visit Grail Springs. We start with yoga and meditation classes, then take to the saunas and healing spa therapies
March 31, 2015 | Spa Index
This Fat Free Potato Salad, created by the chefs at the Pritikin Longevity Center in Florida, is light on calories but full of rich, zesty flavor thanks to fat-free sour cream, Greek yogurt, and herbs.
March 1, 2015 | Kitchens Spa Index
If you want to lose weight, have more energy, look and feel great — if you want to escape from your addiction to sugar without giving up sweets – try this 3 Day Guide to Kick the Sugar Habit and Personal Trainer and Nutrition Health Coach Betsy Carter will teach you how
February 25, 2015 | Spa Index
The Pritikin Eating Plan is all about serving guests healthy, nutritious dishes which sate, and never deprive. It’s all about the flavor and nutrition, and less about calories and counting. In its cooking classes, and in recipes shared on its blog and with our readers, you’ll see references to Pritikin All Purpose Seasoning quite often. Guests can buy a jar of this salt and preservative-free seasoning to take home, it can be ordered from Pritikin’s website, or, you can whip up a batch of your own.
February 14, 2014 | Spa Index
This tomato sauce was created for the Pritikin Eating Plan. The guest favorite recipes have no artery clogging fats like butter and cream and no added salt. Try it with chicken, meatloaf, and even fish!
February 3, 2014 | Kitchens Spa Index