In the Mail: Diet edition

The Mayo Clinic Diet: Eat Well, Enjoy Life, Lose Weight

Publishers Weekly

Just in time for New Year’s resolutions, experts from the Mayo Clinic present a well-rounded plan for dieting right. Editor-in-chief Donald Hensrud, chair of the Mayo Clinic’s Preventive and Occupational Medicine division, packs this straightforward guide with useful tips, concise lists, charts, and color photos. Eschewing fads and quick fixes, the diet sticks to an involved, long-term, but indisputable plan for those willing to make significant lifestyle changes. Part one, “Lose It,” includes a two-week intro program designed to result in six to 10 pounds of weight loss, provided readers take up five new habits, including eating breakfast and upping their intake of whole grains, while quitting five old habits, like eating in front of the TV. Part two, “Live It,” modifies those techniques to sustain one to two pounds of weight loss a week. Part three helps readers with immediate and long-term challenges like behavior modification and stress, as well as meal planning and eating out. Efficiently organized with convenient reference points, this is a worthy guide for any determined dieter.

The Mayo Clinic Diet Journal
From the Publisher

This is the first diet that Mayo Clinic has ever developed and endorsed!

This friendly companion helps you record your progress on The Mayo Clinic Diet. You record your activities, motivations, shopping lists and menus, and track your goals!

The Mayo Clinic Diet Journal is the essential companion to The Mayo Clinic Diet.

The Mayo Clinic Diet Journal includes:

• The Lose It! Quick-start section that helps you keep track as you add 5 habits, break 5 habits, and adopt 5 bonus habits.

• The Live It! Section of the Journal makes losing weight easier as you use this section to follow the Mayo Clinic Healthy Weight Pyramid, record your activity each day, and keep track of your goals.

Also included in this handy Journal are forms to create weekly shopping lists, menus, and places for notes to yourself. Each section includes space for you to reflect on your week, as well as to record your weight loss.

Losing weight with the Mayo Clinic Diet just got a little bit easier with help from The Mayo Clinic Diet Journal.

About the author

Kevin Holtsberry

I work in communications and public affairs. I try to squeeze in as much reading as I can while still spending time with my wife and two kids (and cheering on the Pittsburgh Steelers and Michigan Wolverines during football season – oh, and watching golf too).

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