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Success Stories

  • At the end of the 10 Day McDougall Program I was using only 2 medications (out of the 10 given by the hospital after heart attack)....The circulation in my leg was bad and it was turning black, they call it diabetic leg. But three days after I started the diet the color started changing and now it’s clear, all clear. More...
    Elena: Diabetes, Heart Attack & Subsequent Recovery
  • In the last year, I have completely adopted a whole food plant based diet.  I have officially lost 105lbs; and my total Cholesterol has stayed under 120.  My blood sugar and blood pressure are normal, and I have not had a single incident of heartburn or indigestion. More...
    Josh Meyer lost over 100 pounds and has kept his cholesterol under 120
  • On August 1, 2003, seven months on the program, I had my annual physical. Here are the results: I dropped 40 pounds since starting, my blood pressure, without medication, is 124/80 mm Hg, cholesterol is 184 mg/dl, triglycerides are 139 mg/dl, and blood sugar is 84 mg/dl. More...
    Dan Curtin: Depression, Hypertension, GERD, Obesity
  • Now, because of my new way of eating, I am taking 28-mile bike rides, 4-hour kayak trips, taking stairs instead of elevators, going on 4-mile walks just to name a few...My hope for others with rheumatoid arthritis is that they give the McDougall Program a try. More...
    Joyce Rossi: From Crippled to Running
  • I feel fine now that I am just on the (McDougall) vegan diet along with the baby aspirin and my exercise program. My blood pressure is normal, my total cholesterol remains well under 150mg/dl, my LDL remains under 70mg/dl, my triglycerides remain under 150mg/dl, More...
    Kelly Caraway: Choosing diet over drugs after a heart attack
  • After about a week of strictly following the McDougall Program, I was sitting on my couch relaxing and enjoying a TV program, when I thought: “Something is different…something is missing…” and then I realized what it was… I FELT COMPLETELY AND BLISSFULLY WELL!!! More...
    Joan Isa: Hiatal Hernia, GERD, Indigestion

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Diet is Powerful Medicine
If you are taking medication(s) and decide to change your diet, you should talk to your doctor/nurse practitioner first. People who are taking medications for diabetes, high blood pressure, cholesterol and other ailments will need to be monitored and have their medications adjusted accordingly. If your doctor/nurse practitioner is unfamiliar with the power of diet, please either print out some articles for them to read regarding your condition and/or refer them to our website.


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