The McDougall Program: 12 Days to Dynamic Health [NOOK Book]

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In this ground-breaking book, Dr. John McDougall, bestselling author and creator of the nationally renowned diet and exercise program at the St. Helena Hospital in Deer Park, California, introduces his remarkable twelve-day plan. Building on the idea that the traditional meat-rich American diet is hazardous to our health, Dr. McDougall has developed a medically sound, low-fat, starch-based diet that not only facilitates weight loss but also reverses serious illness, without drugs, and provides a broad range of ...
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Overview

In this ground-breaking book, Dr. John McDougall, bestselling author and creator of the nationally renowned diet and exercise program at the St. Helena Hospital in Deer Park, California, introduces his remarkable twelve-day plan. Building on the idea that the traditional meat-rich American diet is hazardous to our health, Dr. McDougall has developed a medically sound, low-fat, starch-based diet that not only facilitates weight loss but also reverses serious illness, without drugs, and provides a broad range of dramatic and lasting health benefits. Step-by-step, he takes you through his revolutionary new program, providing:


Over 130 easy-to-prepare recipes

Delicious day-by-day menus

Suggestions for healthful dining out


Plus a comprehensive listing of health problems from arthritis to ulcer disease, comparing the traditional, often drastic medical approach and The McDougall Program's nutritionally based alternative. As featured in the book and movie Forks and Knives, John A McDougall delivers a powerful and effective food regiment.



A national bestseller in hardcover, The McDougall Program is Dr. McDougall's most comprehensive and practical health book to date, including recipes, medical advice, histories, and details of the revolutionary 12-day McDougall nutrition program that has helped thousands lose weight.

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What People Are Saying

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"Dr. John McDougall is a true pioneer in using low-fat vegetarian diets to treat and help prevent a variety of diseases."
—Dr. Dean Ornish, author of Dr. Dean Ornish's Program for Reversing Heart Disease

"This book is not just another diet book. It is, perhaps, the best practical guide to nutritional well-beig ever written."
—T. Colin Campbell, Ph.D., director of the China Health Project, Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University

"It's a wonderful book!"
—William c. Roberts, M.D., editor in chief of The American Journal of Cardiology

"Excellent guidance … Recent studies have shown the value of radical dietary changes in potentially reversing heart disease."
—Robert E. Kowalski, bestselling author of The 8-Week Cholesterol Cure

"A bountiful supply of nutritional self-help information … For people who are just now being initiated into taking charge of their own lives, overcoming disease, and maximizing wellness, this is the essential first step. … Dr. McDougall will be taking his place along with Carlton Fredericks, Linus Pauling, and Adelle Davis."
—Gary Null Ph.D., author of A Complete Guide to Health and Nutrition

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781101645116
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA)
  • Publication date: 8/1/1991
  • Sold by: Penguin Group
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 448
  • Sales rank: 150,270
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

John McDougall, M.D., is the author of many previous books, including The McDougall Program, The McDougall Program for Maximum Weight Loss, and The New McDougall Cookbook. He is the founder and director of the McDougall Program at St. Helena Hospital in Napa Valley, California, and has a nationally syndicated television show as well as a weekly radio program. He lives in Santa Rosa, California.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 22, 2004

    What a difference 12 days make!

    This book has given me a new lease on life. It moved slow for me at first, but you need that ground floor knowledge. I've lost weight following the program and have tons more energy. For those of us with chronic medical conditions, we seek solutions any where we can. This has been a solution for me.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 8, 2001

    I felt great in days!!

    I felt great in a matter of days. I had more energy and clarity. This book is easy to read and apply. The menus are easy to follow. The recipes were also surprisingly good and easy. I really liked the Sunshine dessert.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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