The First McDougall Introductory Weekend
Don’t Miss the Next Event!
Sixty people traveled – some more than 3500
miles – from as far away as
Georgia, and Pennsylvania – to
the excitement of the McDougall Program during the weekend of
January 23 to 25, 2004.
Possibly the biggest surprise for them was to have John and Mary McDougall
with them all weekend – why would the McDougalls miss the fun, the
pleasure of meeting nice people, and the great meals?
The dessert table was the most popular, with
chocolate brownies, Soy Dream ice cream, carrot cake, and apple crisp with
vanilla cream sauce. However, no one got dessert until they finished
their minestrone soup, lasagna, salad, sweet potatoes, and salad on Friday
evening; and their mashed potatoes, portobello mushrooms, stuffing, green
beans, salad, and stuffed mushrooms on Saturday evening.
For lunch on Saturday they enjoyed soup,
pizzas and pasta salads; and Sunday lunch was delicious burgers, chili,
and grain and bean salads. Even the children who attended loved the
of the lecture material was new to attendees. Most people had heard other
lectures by John and Mary before – so they knew they were going to be well
entertained and educated. However, the most pleasant surprise was Dr.
Doug Lisle (a doctor of psychology with an important message and a
fabulous sense of humor). His three lectures on the “Pleasure Trap” gave
participants a clear understanding of why they have been making
destructive choices at the dinner table. Our dietitian, Jill Nussinow,
presented two outstanding food demonstrations on the basics of the
McDougall Diet. Her delicious samples left many people too full to
Overall, the weekend was such a big success
that most people commented they would be attending the next Alumni Weekend
on May 14,15,and 16, and the next Introductory Weekend on July 9,10, and
11 – there is so much to learn and enjoy. Plus, where else can you get
such an inexpensive weekend in
California? You might have paid this much for one night’s room only at
a similar resort.
Don’t Delay! You can get started on a
better, trimmer life with the McDougall Program by joining us for a 10-day
live-in program with medical care by Dr. McDougall. Dates (2004):
February 6-15, March 12-21, April 23 to May 2, June 11-20, and August
Or an Introductory Weekend:
to 11, 2004.
Then once you are an alumnus, join us for an
May 14-16, 2004.
For prices and more information visit
www.drmcdougall.com or call