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Mayo Clinic Diet Overview

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 MAYO CLINIC DIET OVERVIEW

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Mayo Clinic Diet

Goal: Weight loss.

Resembles these U.S. News-rated diets: Volumetrics Diet, DASH Diet

The claim of this diet is that you will  shed 6 to 10 pounds in two weeks and continue losing 1 to 2 pounds weekly until you’ve hit your goal weight.

The theory:

You recalibrate your eating habits, breaking bad ones and replacing them with good ones with the help of the Mayo Clinic’s unique food pyramid.

The pyramid emphasizes fruits, veggies, and whole grains. In general, these foods have low energy density, meaning you can eat more but take in fewer calories. Think of it this way: For about the same amount of calories you could have a quarter of a Snicker’s bar or about two cups of broccoli.

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Fitness Drive TLC Diet

TLC Diet Overview

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 TLC DIET OVERVIEW

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Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes, or TLC Diet

Goal: Cutting high cholesterol.

Resembles these U.S. News-rated diets: Ornish Diet, DASH Diet

The claim of this diet is that you will  lower your “bad” LDL cholesterol by 8 to 10 percent in six weeks.

The theory:

The theory behind this diet is cutting back drastically on fat, particularly saturated fat. The concept is that Saturated fat (think fatty meat, whole-milk dairy, and fried foods) bumps up bad cholesterol, which increases the risk of heart attack and stroke. Along with strictly limiting daily dietary cholesterol intake and getting more fiber, can help people manage high cholesterol, often without medication. Created by the National Institutes of Health’s National Cholesterol Education Program, the Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes Diet (TLC) is endorsed by the American Heart Association as a heart-healthy regimen that can reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.

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Fitness Drive DASH Diet

DASH Diet Overview

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DASH DIET OVERVIEW

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DASH Diet

Goal: Preventing and lowering high blood pressure (hypertension)

Resembles these U.S. News-rated diets: TLC Diet,Mediterranean Diet, Mayo Clinic Diet, Vegetarian Diet

As we all know, a healthy eating pattern is key to reducing high blood pressure

The theory:

The theory behind this diet is that nutrients like potassium, calcium, protein, and fiber are crucial to regulating blood pressure. These are found in fruits, veggies, whole grains, lean protein and low-fat dairy. A good idea in this diet is to stay away from sweets and red meats that are high in fat and calories as well as cutting back on your salt content.

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Food Is Key

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Many people think that you have to go on some sort of strange or crazy diet to lose weight. We have heard all of them out there and they are not easy to make ourselves follow – low carb, juicing, etc. We have developed things in life that are the hardest to break – habits. Regardless of what it is, it seems to be hard to change and it should be. We develop habits based on what we “feel” we want. If I like to get a massage its because I have determined it “feels” nice and I don’t have to get punched in the face to know that would not feel good (please don’t go get punched in the face to see if I’m telling the truth). The same goes with what we eat. We eat because we feel hungry and depending on how hungry we feel determines how much we eat.

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