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Mayo Clinic Launches New Diet Program Focused On Weight Loss

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Just in time for New Years Resolutions season, the Mayo Clinic is launching the Mayo Clinic’s new diet nationwide. The diet uses “a medically supported, scientifically rigorous and proven approach” to help people lose weight.

The diet uses a new digital behavior change platform and was developed by a team of weight loss experts from the Mayo Clinic. The basis of eating is breaking unhealthy habits and adopting healthy habits.

“The New Mayo Clinic Diet combines a healthy weight loss program with an innovative digital platform,” said Dr. Donal Hensrud, medical director of the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program.

Individuals who enroll in the program can choose from meal plans and recipes approved by the Mayo Clinic. The organization claims the program is based on a weight loss solution that has been recognized by a number of sources including US News & World Report.

Other weight loss programs to consider

The Mayo Clinic’s plans range from $ 19.99 per month to $ 49.99 per month, which puts it in competition with the “big three” weight loss programs – Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig and Nutrisystem – which are all three popular with reviews at ConsumerAffairs.

“The new Weight Watchers program is very easy to follow,” Sandra, of Boyton Beach, Fla., Wrote in a ConsumerAffairs review. “I lost 20 pounds during the pandemic (when most people gained weight) and have never been hungry or starved.”

Maria, from Alpine, NJ, was sold on Jenny Craig when she learned that her consultant had lost 40 pounds on the diet. While some people complain about the nourishment provided by the diets, Maria is not one of them.

“I started with the Quick Results and loved some of the foods that I thought I hated,” Maria told us. “Their fish salad with tuna, broccoli and cheese potatoes, chicken fettuccine, chicken fajitas, egg and cheese and bacon, sun sandwich, which is an English muffin with egg white and Canadian bacon. were all delicious. ”

Tom, from West Covina, Calif., Has been on the Nutrisystem diet for five years. He also likes the meals provided by the system.

“I sign up for the Nutrisystem plan every January and February and lose about 20 pounds,” Tom wrote in a ConsumerAffairs review. “The food is convenient and the guides and the journal helped me create a routine.”

Overall, consumers who post reviews on ConsumerAffairs like all three systems in much the same way. On a 5-star system, Jenny Craig achieved an overall rating of 4.0; Weight Watchers and Nutrisystem received an average of 3.9 stars.

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