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The Rice Diet Benefit:
 - Health Preservation
 - Disease Prevention
 - Disease Reversal
 - Weight Reduction

For a glimpse at what the rice diet can do for you, read the
Dallas Walker Story,  or watch our Testimonials

January 13, 2018

We are no longer accepting new patients.

October 19, 2013

"Swallowing problems may be the symptom of something more serious" article featured in Life Magazine of Lake Mary.

March 2, 2013
"Sudden chest pain?" article featured in City Magazine.
City Magazine

February 23, 2013
Updates to stories in testimonials: Watch here.

December 30, 2012
"Living to be 100 - It's Doable" article featured in Life Magazine of Lake Mary.

December 27, 2012
Updates to stories in testimonials: Watch here.

December 20, 2012
"GERD...the reason we get heartburn" article featured in City Magazine.
City Magazine

October 12, 2012
New Testimonials: Watch here.

September 29, 2012
"Beat Obesity by Living a Healthy Lifestyle" article featured in City Magazine.
City Magazine

August 18, 2012
See our new video for tips on how to stay healthy when dining out.Tips for staying healthy when dining out

October 1, 2011
The Rice Diet Book
The Rice Diet of Central Florida Book Lose Weight, Get Healthy & Be Happy is now available for online purchase at The Rice Diet Book website.

August 21, 2011
Rice Diet of Central Florida Book Lose Weigh, Get Healthy and Be Happy Now Available
April 9, 2011
Watch our channel on youtube

March 20, 2011
New batch of testimonials added to website. Check them out to see new and continuing stories.

January 8, 2011
Congratulations to each Ricer that attained ideal weight during 2010, now you must maintain in 2011.

October 18, 2010
Abstracts published in the American Journal Gastroenterology and Poster presented at the national GI meetings in San Antonio, Texas.

July 20, 2010
First Ricer to lose 95 lbs in 9 months.

July 18, 2010
Rice Diet helps GERD in obese patients, abstract accepted to national gastroenterology meeting for October 2010.

June 30, 2010
2 abstracts submitted to the American College of Gastroenterology for the National meeting in October 2010.

March 27, 2010
Dramatic graphic results of blood pressure and blood sugar normalization.

February 6, 2010
6 month results of the Rice Diet:  2 people lose over 70 lbs each. Hypertension, diabetes, arthritis reversed.

November 28, 2009
Data results of the first 8 weeks of the Rice Diet program. Click here for more details.

September 23, 2009
Watch our testimonials to see our success stories. Click here.

September 16, 2009
Data results on the first 4 week session a great success! Click here for more details.

August 4, 2009
The Rice Diet of Central Florida began the first group sessions. Congratulations!

May 25, 2009
The Rice Diet will be administered and medically supervised by Dr. Douglas Sprung, as an extension of the dietary management of obesity and other medical illnesses, provided through the Gastroenterology Group.

Welcome to the Rice Diet
of Central Florida

a medically supervised program of the Gastroenterology Group

Update: We are no longer accepting new patients.

The Rice Diet is a medically supervised weight loss and lifestyle program that can attain rapid weight loss within 4 weeks and allow you to become the person you aspire to be. Some of the benefits associated with the program include:

  • Increase in energy
  • Feeling physically better
  • Sleeping better
  • Better self image
  • And, most importantly, a healthier you

(see About the Diet)

The Rice Diet is for the prevention and treatment of obesity, heart disease, hypertension, elevated triglycerides and cholesterol, coronary artery disease, diabetes, renal insufficiency, sleep apnea, and symptoms of osteoarthritis.

The program is conducted at the Rice Diet Center, a part of the Gastroenterology Group in Altamonte Springs, Florida. All courses, exercises, and lectures will take place at the Rice Diet Center. Out of town patients may stay at one of the nearby hotels located within minutes of the center, some within walking distance.

Explore our site to learn about our program and begin the lifestyle that will lead you to better health and a brighter future.

Douglas Jay Sprung MD

Telephone: 407-261-0000
Fax: 407-261-1000



The information contained on this website is not intended to be authoritative or replace professional medical advice. Dr. Sprung and staff specifically disclaim any and all liability arising directly or indirectly from the use or application of any information contained on this website. The information herein provided in this website is an informational guide to the Rice Diet, and it is not information to be applied at home or outside of the actual program setting. Medical diagnosis will only be done in the office, and all appointments must be verified by phone or email before you can consider an appointment scheduled.