John McDougall, M.D.

John McDougall, M.D.
John McDougall, M.D., is medical director of the McDougall Program, a 10-day residential program located in Santa Rosa, California. Dr. McDougall uses a low-fat, starch-based diet that results in dramatic health benefits and can reverse serious illness, such as heart disease, without drugs. He is co-author of The Starch Solution, McDougall Quick and Easy, and author of The McDougall Program and many other books. Visit DrMcDougall.com for more information.

The Smoke and Mirrors Behind Wheat Belly and Grain Brain

The Smoke and Mirrors behind Wheat Belly and Grain Brain

The Atkins Diet lives on in the current bestselling books Wheat Belly by William Davis, MD and Grain Brain by David Perlmutter, MD. Robert Atkins, MD, creator of the Atkins Diet, was upfront with his …



Who Should Take Cholesterol-lowering Statins? Everyone or No One?

Who Should Take Cholesterol-lowering Statins? Everyone or No One?

Should cholesterol-lowering statins be added to our drinking water in order to prevent atherosclerosis, like fluoride is added to prevent tooth decay? Some medical doctors and scientists have recommended this public health measure because heart …



Angelina Jolie’s Double Mastectomy—People Are Desperate for Change

Angelina Jolie’s Double Mastectomy—People Are Desperate for Change

I have no intention of criticizing the famous actress, Angelina Jolie, for her decision to have both breasts removed in an effort to improve her chances for a longer life. (National headlines on May 15, …



Diet, Children, and the Future

Diet, Children, and the Future

Once weaned, children are just like small adults when it comes to nutrition. Starches (potatoes, corn, rice, sweet potatoes, beans, etc.) must provide the bulk of their calories in order for them to thrive. Meat …



The Paleo Diet Is Uncivilized (And Unhealthy and Untrue)

The Paleo Diet Is Uncivilized (And Unhealthy and Untrue)

Low-carbohydrate (low-carb) diets are fueling the destruction of human health and our planet Earth. “Low-carbohydrate” means a diet high in animal foods and low in plant foods. Only plants synthesize carbohydrates (sugars). The body parts …



The Multiple Sclerosis and Diet Saga

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Note from the Editor: Earlier this week, Jack Osbourne, reality T.V. personality and son of singer Ozzy Osbourne, revealed that he has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS). Below is an article from John McDougall, …