rice diet

rice di·et

a diet of rice, fruit, and sugar, plus vitamin and iron supplements, devised by Kempner to treat hypertension. In 2,000 calories, the diet contains 5 g or less of fat, about 20 g of protein, and not more than 150 mg of sodium.
Synonym(s): Kempner diet

rice diet

Etymology: Gk, oryza, rice, diaita, way of living
a diet consisting only of rice, fruit, fruit juices, and sugar, supplemented with vitamins and iron. Salt is forbidden. It is prescribed for the treatment of hypertension, chronic renal disease, and obesity. It should not be followed for any length of time, because the severe dietary restrictions may lead to nutritional deficiencies or imbalance. Also called Kempner rice-fruit diet.

rice diet

A high-carbohydrate, high-fibre, low-fat, low-sodium diet formulated in the 1940s by German-American physician W Kempner, consisting of unsalted rice, fruit, and limited amounts of fruit juices, tea, decaffeinated coffee and sugar. The diet was provided as part of a residential program which, coupled with exercise (walking, swimming), was used to manage cardiovascular disease, such as angina, congestive heart failure, high cholesterol, diabetes, hypertension, renal failure, obesity and vascular retinopathy.

rice di·et

(rīs dīĕt)
Regimen of rice, fruit, and sugar, plus vitamin and iron supplements, used to treat hypertension.

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