In a 10-day program, Dr. McDougall and his team assist their patients in regaining their health. Within just a few days, many see a significant improvement in their diseases and are attributed to a nutritious diet, exercise and improving daily habits. By educating the participants and providing support through educational sessions, fitness classes and buffet-style meals focusing on plant-based foods.
Some of the common ailments that are treated with the Dr. McDougall Program include the following:
- Heart disease
- High cholesterol
Both Dr. John McDougall and his wife Mary are at the clinic every day, for almost every meal. Mary even takes the patients shopping at the markets and out for lunch at local restaurants during their stay. Their educational approach attributes to their 90% success rate and ensure that patients understand the basics of plant-based eating and how to carry it into their own lives once the program is complete.
The program is held at The Flamingo Resort & Spa and features first-class amenities at the resort including luxury rooms, tennis courts, fitness center and education center. Patients feel as if they are on a vacation and enjoy a peaceful setting that promotes their health and success as they transition to a a plant-based lifestyle.
Below is a video about their employee immersion program, however it is similar to the 10-day program offered by Dr. McDougall.