McDougall diet

McDougall diet

A vegan (strictly vegetarian) diet formulated by Dr John A McDougall, MD, that is low in fats, sugars and salt, high in fibre and complex carbohydrates, and has virtually no cholesterol. The McDougall diet is based on whole grains, whole grain flours, pasta, legumes, squash, root vegetables and is supplemented with fresh fruits and vegetables.

McDougall diet

Nutrition A strictly vegetarian diet with ↓ fat, sugar, salt, ↑ fiber, ↑ complex carbohydrates, low cholesterol. See Diet, Ornish regimen, Pritikin diet, Vegan.
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Five popular diets that have been studied for MS were discussed, including the paleolithic diet, the Mediterranean diet, the McDougall diet, the gluten free diet, and the Swank diet.