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Medical Term:

Ornish reversal diet

Pronunciation: or'nish


a diet designed by Dean Ornish, who has evidence that it will reverse coronary artery disease. It consists of 10% of calories from fat (mostly polyunsaturated or monounsaturated, with 5 mg cholesterol per day), 70–75% from carbohydrate, and 15–20% from protein.

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