The 12-Day McDougall Program is a life-saving online medical program that has been reversing and healing chronic illnesses for over 35 years through expert medical care, world-class education and whole food, starch-based nutrition.
100% online, the McDougall Program includes all education and medical care—as well as a full year of support from a dedicated Support Specialist. Once enrolled, you can schedule your first medical appointment with our Medical Director, Anthony Lim, MD, JD, to kickstart your health journey.
Here’s what’s possible with the 12-Day McDougall Program:
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Our medical director, Anthony Lim, MD, JD, will meet with you in a private one-on-one medical appointment. The two of you will review your bloodwork and discuss health goals and how you can reach them.
We can schedule additional time upon request for an added fee.
Attend live lectures on topics essential for your education presented by:
These lectures will cover chronic illnesses and diseases, nutrition, exercise, meal planning, overcoming emotional eating, behavioral change and much more. Learn everything you need to achieve optimal health and nutrition.
We’ll assign a dedicated Support Specialist to be your mentor throughout your time in the program and beyond. Your Specialist will meet with you each day of the program to answer any questions you have, challenges you’re facing and more. This is your time to discuss problems and progress.
The McDougall Program is an online medical program designed for lifelong changes. To ensure you meet your health goals, your dedicated Support Specialist will offer ongoing support with weekly and then monthly check-ins.
Ongoing support with your support specialists lasts for one full year following the program. Medical visits with Dr. Lim following the 12-day program are available for a fee.
Your discharge letter will summarize your time with us and include specific reasons why we’ve asked you to change your medications, as well as all other recommendations including dietary guidelines.
CHECK IN with your dedicated Support Specialist to discuss general wellness and any questions you have. This process just takes a few minutes and will be scheduled at a time that works for you.
MEET UP with fellow participants over breakfast and get to know each other.
Q&A with John McDougall, MD, and Mary McDougall. Get exclusive access to Dr. McDougall to ask questions about healing and reversing chronic illnesses and diseases, whole food, starch-based nutrition, how to make permanent changes to your lifestyle and more.
LECTURE | NUTRITION with Jeff Novick, MS, RDN, LDN. Learn how to read food labels, what to eat and not to eat to lose weight and product recommendations to successfully transition to a whole food, starch-based lifestyle.
CHAT | CONNECT with guest chefs and seasoned McDougallers who share their tips and best practices for ongoing success.
LECTURE | BEHAVIORAL CHANGE with Anthony Lim, MD, JD. Learn about the behavioral changes that lead to finally changing the way you eat—for good this time.
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Can’t wait to get started? There’s plenty to explore before the program begins.
First, you can review the free version of the 12-Day McDougall Program. This basic version will give you an idea of what we’ll discuss throughout our 12 days together. You can also write down questions ahead of time—ensuring you get the most out of the program.
Second, explore our educational blog! We offer articles about common health problems, foods you must add to your diet immediately and much more. There are also previous lectures and various interviews with Dr. McDougall.
Finally, browse our recipes! You’ll get a good idea of how much you can eat while on the McDougall Diet. If you find unfamiliar ingredients, there’s time to look them up and create questions to ask the McDougall team.
The 12-Day McDougall Program brings professional medical care right into your home. Our board-certified physicians, alongside the entire McDougall team, will empower you with real-world nutritional guidance, easy cooking demonstrations, practical exercise routines and compassionate psychological support as you begin healing from chronic diseases:
Learning from home will allow you to immediately apply what you’ve learned, practice in your own kitchen and get direct guidance from the McDougall team as questions arise. Home learning is the exact environment where you’ll be challenged in your everyday life, and we’ll be there with you every step of the way. We’re here to set you up for lasting success.
We limit attendance to 50 participants per program to provide the attention and support needed for these powerful changes to your lifestyle.
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In just 12 days, participants have experienced amazing changes in their lives:
You should expect the same transformational results. These benefits continue over the weeks, months and years that follow your time with us.
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We’ll teach and guide you through everything we’ve come to know and understand about the underlying causes of chronic illness and disease—and how to reverse them. Through education and compassionate care, we’ll provide the tools to make permanent positive changes to your health.
Now, more than ever, the McDougall Program can help you stay safe and healthy. Are you ready?
If you’d like someone to join you, please email us at email@example.com for information about our Friends & Family Offer. Please note this is only available to those who have already booked the 12-Day McDougall Program.
Questions? Here are the FAQs.
Do you have questions about whether a change in diet can reverse your ailment?
Book a 25-minute consultation with our medical director, Dr. Anthony Lim, to answer your general questions and determine if our program is right for you. If you decide to join the program, 100% of the consulting fee will go toward the program enrollment.
After completing the program, you’ll become a patient for life and we’ll be here for you to address any personal medical concerns when you need us.
Please provide 24-hour notice for changes or cancellations. No-shows or changes made within 24 hours of appointments are subject to a US$125 charge.
Note: We only provide general information during this initial consultation (before you become a patient) and not personal medical advice because we can legally only provide medical advice to our patients.
Janet feels more in control of herself and her choices and has more self-awareness.
Kathryn has more energy and stamina for doing things she loves to do.
Peggy said it’s never too late!