EAU CLAIRE, Wis. — The Mayo Clinic Diet was ranked No. 1 for Best Commercial Diet in U.S. News & World Report’s recent 2016 Best Diet rankings.
U.S. News and World Report ranked diets according to how easy it is to follow, ability to produce short- and long-term weight loss, nutritional completeness, safety, and potential for preventing and managing diabetes and heart disease.
The Mayo Clinic Diet is offered through Weight Management Services at Mayo Clinic Health System. Classes are offered in Bloomer, Eau Claire, Menomonie, Osseo and Rice Lake.
The program focuses on long-term weight management and teaches individuals how to make healthy eating a lifelong habit. It is ideal for those looking to lose 10 to 40 pounds. The diet is based on research and clinical experience.
The diet consists of two phases: Lose it and Live It. The Lose It stage is a two-week phase that jumpstarts weight loss by focusing on lifestyle habits. Participants add five healthy habits, break five unhealthy habits and incorporate 30 minutes of physical activity every day. The Live It phase is the lifelong approach. Participants learn more about food choices, portion sizes, menu planning and sticking to healthy habits.
Individuals also can purchase “The Mayo Clinic Diet” book for $26 at the online Mayo Clinic Store at store.mayoclinic.com.
Call Weight Management Services at 715-838-6731 for more information and for class starting dates.
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Mayo Clinic Health System consists of clinics, hospitals and other facilities that serve the health care needs of people in 60 communities in Georgia, Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin. The community-based providers, paired with the resources and expertise of Mayo Clinic, enable patients in the region to receive the highest-quality health care close to home.