The Pritikin Diet Program
Resources for This Diet
The New Pritikin Program: The Easy and Delicious Way to Shed Fat, Lower Your Cholesterol, and Stay Fit by Robert Pritikin, New York: Pocket Books, 1991.
Pritikin Program for Diet and Exercise by Nathan Pritikin and Patrick McGrady, New York: Bantam Books, 1987.
Pritikin Diet Program website
Barnard RJ, Massey MR, Cherny S, O'Brien LT, Pritikin N. Long-term use of a high-complex-carbohydrate, high-fiber, low-fat diet and exercise in the treatment of NIDDM patients. Diabetes Care 1983;6:268-73.
Mattar JA, Salas CE, Bernstein DP, Lehr D, Bauer R. Hemodynamic changes after an intensive short-term exercise and nutrition program in hypertensive and obese patients with and without coronary artery disease. Arq Bras Cardiol 1990;54:307-12.
Rosenthal MB, Barnard RJ, Rose DP, et al. Effects of a high-complex-carbohydrate, low-fat, low-cholesterol diet on levels of serum lipids and estradiol. Am J Med 1985;78:23-7.
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