by Medindia Content Team on  August 8, 2005 at 6:03 PM General Health News
New Healthy Weight Program Makes Healthy Eating More Interesting
A new healthy eating book by the researchers from Mayo Clinic brings more choice in eating heath food and suggests ways to maintain a healthy regimen than go into any weight loss diets that restrict choices in food. Mayo Clinic Healthy Weight for EveryBody is the name of the report that talks of sustainable eating habits that help maintain the body weight.

Achieving and maintaining a healthy weight requires a long-term commitment to making lifestyle changes. However, it doesn't mean you can no longer eat well and enjoy living, explains the researchers. Mayo Clinic Healthy Weight for EveryBody provides the tools needed to get started. Based on their work with thousands of patients, Mayo Clinic physicians and dietitians have created a program to get you on your way to a healthy weight and a new life.

The Mayo Clinic Healthy Weight Food Pyramid -- An easy-to-use, full-color visual tool that helps guide your food choices, the pyramid is the foundation of a healthy-eating approach that's easy, filling, tasty -- even adventurous.

The Mayo Clinic Healthy Weight Program -- This step-by-step program launches you on your way to a healthy lifestyle with 12 weeks of menus, shopping lists and recipes. No longer do you need to restrict your diet to a limited category of food. Choose from such great tasting dishes as Braised Chicken with Mushrooms and Pearl Onions, Greek Salad with Feta Cheese and Kalamata Olives, and Chocolate Pudding Pie.

An Action Guide to Weight-Loss Barriers - is the guide that helps you identify your personal barriers to achieving and maintaining a healthy weight and provides practical solutions to get over the rough spots. Learn about how consistent daily activity, not just traditional exercise, can contribute to your healthy weight, said the researchers for the study.

Source: Newswise

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