What is Rotation Diet?

Category: Nutrition/Diets


Generic name: Diet modification

The Rotation Diet was created by Dr. Martin Katahn. It allows the person to take one week off each month. The theory is that dieters fail because they get bored eating the same foods day in and day out.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Fibromyalgia 1 0
Food allergy 1 1
Lactose intolerance 1 0
Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome 1 0
Non-celiac gluten intolerance 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Rotation Diet

Side effect Patients
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Rotation Diet.