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Dean Ornish's Spectrum Diet

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Does It Allow for Dietary Restrictions or Preferences?

Yes. For example, it's easy to eat a vegetarian, vegan, or low-fat diet on this plan.

The plan isn't gluten-free, so if you're avoiding gluten, you would need to look for gluten-free foods.

What Else You Should Know

Cost: Most of the healthiest foods recommended are not expensive, though some, such as fish, can be costly.

Support: Join Ornish's free "Feel the Love" online community to get tips and recipes and connect with others who are following the plan. Free guided meditation videos are also available online.

WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by Michael Dansinger, MD on December 16, 2013
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