The Pritikin Program is lifestyle approach to reducing risk factors associated with chronic diseases. The Pritikin Program has been taught to 100,000+ people for over 35 years. The Pritikin approach to improved health through lifestyle change has been the subject of over 100 peer-reviewed scientific studies. The Program is comprised of three components: Nutrition, Exercise, and Mind-Body Health. Patients are taught optimal health is achieved through lifestyle change that incorporates the foods we eat, our daily physical activity, and how we handle stress.