Welcome to the Rice Diet of Central Florida website. The majority of questions that you may have will be answered as you explore the website. This diet is designed to allow you to lose weight and attain improved health. The Rice Diet provides for prevention and treatment of obesity, hypertension, diabetes, heart disease, sleep apnea, kidney insufficiency, and osteoarthritis. While no diet is easy, we strive to make the dieting process as exciting as possible. Knowledge imparts power that you can use to control your desires and help to make you successful with this diet. Providing an understanding of how and why this diet works is part of our goal. In the end, what we want is for you to succeed. That includes losing weight, making exercise a part of your regular life activities, reducing the use of medications when possible, and becoming a better, fitter, and healthier you .The essential triad at the core of this program is diet, exercise, and education. With time, dedication, and persistence, you will hopefully be able to make the complete metamorphosis into the person you really want to be.