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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
.

Updates
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.

Accommodations

All residential patients will have to make arrangements to stay at a nearby hotel in Altamonte Springs, FL. Below are a number of hotels that are all very close by, ranging from 2 blocks away to less than one and a half miles away. The names, addresses, telephone, and fax numbers are given as well as prices that they have agreed to when staying for 4 weeks. You are free to stay at any place you choose, and those listed below have been personally evaluated and found to be acceptable.

  hotels  |  Car Rental

Hotels:

  1. Embassy Suites: $89/night
    225 Shorecrest Dr.
    Altamonte Springs, FL 32701
    Telephone: 407-834-2400
    Fax: 407-834-2117
    -Great walking path around lake
    -Near lots of activities, shops, and mall
    -Free wireless internet
    Embassy Suites in Altamonte Springs website

  2. Homestead Studio Suites: $38-$42/night (for 1 month or weekly stay, respectively)
    302 Northlake Blvd
    Altamonte Springs, FL 32701
    Telephone: 407-332-9300
    Fax: 407-332-9330
    -Best value
    -Very nice, fully-equipped suites
    -Wireless internet ($5 one time fee)
    Homestead Studio Suites in Altamonte Springs website

  3. Spring Hill Suites: $109/night
    205 W. State Road 436
    Altamonte Springs, FL 32714
    Telephone: 407-865-6400
    Fax: 407-865-6773
    -Very good accommodations
    -Free internet
    -Walking distance to Rice Diet Center
    Spring Hill Suites in Altamonte Springs website

  4. Clarion Inn: Rates to be determined (refer to Clarion website)
    230 W. State Road 436
    Altamonte Springs, FL 32714
    Telephone: 407-862-4455
    Fax: 407-682-5982
    -New suites are very nice
    -Walking distance to Rice Diet Center
    -Internet access
    Clarion Inn in Altamonte Springs website

  5. Hilton (Altamonte Springs): $99/night
    350 S. Northlake Blvd
    Altamonte Springs, FL 32701
    Telephone: 407-830-1985
    Fax: 407-331-2911
    -Internet access and other standard amenities
    Hilton in Altamonte Springs website

  6. Residence Inn (Marriott): $99/night
    270 Douglas Ave
    Altamonte Springs, FL 32714
    Telephone: 407-788-7991
    Fax: 407-869-5468
    -2 blocks walking distance to Rice Diet Center
    -Totally renovated
    -Free in-room high speed internet access
    Residence Inn in Altamonte Springs website

  7. Hampton Inn: $77/night
    151 North Douglas Ave
    Altamonte Springs, FL 32714
    Telephone: 407-869-9000
    Fax: 407-788-6746
    -5 blocks walking distance to Rice Diet Center
    -Free high-speed internet
    Hampton Inn in Altamonte Springs website

  8. Ramada Inn: Rates to be determined (see Ramada website, link below)
    150 Douglas Ave
    Altamonte Springs, Fl 32714
    Telephone: 407-862-8200
    -Walking distance to Rice Diet Center
    -Business Center
    -Free High Speed Internet
    -Gym/Fitness Center
    -Facilities Pool
    Ramada Inn Website

  9. Candlewood Suites
    644 Raymond Ave
    Altamonte Springs, FL 32701
    Telephone: 407-767-5757
    This hotel has suites that are studio and 1 bedroom units. It is quiet, caters to business clientele, and boasts free laundry machines and exercise facilities on premises. It is under half a mile from the Rice House.
    Candlewood Suites Website

Car Rentals:

Car rental is recommended either at the airport or after arriving at your hotel. There are several car rental companies that we list below. You will need to personally make those arrangements. Some of the hotels have van service to take you within a 3 mile radius as their availability permits.

Rental rates may vary based on length of the rental and any discount eligibility you may have, i.e. AAA, AARP, Corporate, Military, etc.  Below are companies that are located just outside the airport (all have transportation from the airport to the car rental facility) and with offices in Altamonte Springs.

THE ONLY CAR RENTAL COMPANY ON PREMISES AT THE AIRPORT & WITH A VERY CONVENIENT CLOSE LOCATION IN ALTAMONTE SPRINGS TO RICE DIET CENTER:

BUDGET RENT A CAR – 1-800-527-0700
AT THE AIRPORT *ON PREMISES, NO SHUTTLE NEEDED*
Fill out paperwork at Baggage Claim area, then take Walkway on the 2nd level
OR
Altamonte Springs
Hilton Orlando North

350 South Northlake Boulevard
Altamonte Springs, FL 32701
407-767-8559

CAR RENTAL COMPANY PROVIDING TRANSPORTATION TO THEIR OFF-SITE AIRPORT LOCATION (10 MINUTE RIDE) & ALTAMONTE SPRINGS LOCATION:

AVIS – 1-800-557-6689
Orlando Intl Airport
1 Airport Blvd., Orlando, FL 32827
407-825-3700
OR
Altamonte Springs – 2 miles from 32714 location
403 E Altamonte Dr, Altamonte Springs, FL 32701
407-767-0380

BELOW ARE CAR RENTAL COMPANIES THAT PROVIDE TRANSPORTATION TO THEIR OFF-SITE AIRPORT LOCATION (10 MINUTE RIDE):

NATIONAL CAR RENTAL 1-800-227-7368 (1-800-CAR-RENT)
Orlando Intl Airport  Orlando, FL 32827
407-855-4170
NO ALTAMONTE SPRINGS LOCATION

HERTZ RENT A CAR - 1-800-654-3131
5601 Butler National Drive, Orlando, FL 32827
407-859-8400
No Altamonte Springs location

DOLLAR RENT A CAR
9201 Airport Blvd., Orlando, FL 32827
407-583-8000