Mayo Clinic Diet
Type of Diet:
High fat, low carbohydrate
Foods You Eat on this Diet Grapefruit-meat- and high fat foods like fried foods.
No complex carbohydrates are included in this diet.
Comments: Although it is called the "Mayo Clinic" diet,
this diet is not endorsed by the Mayo Clinic. This diet claims that
grapefruit has special properties that allow you to burn fat, and that
eating large amounts of fat will cause weight loss.
Can you keep it off on this type of diet?
Depending upon grapefruit to burn fat and eating until you are
stuffed is not a short term or a long term weight loss solution.
who love to eat grapefruit, meat and fatty foods might enjoy unlimited
amounts of these foods.
This diet is too limited in carbohydrates and may cause low energy,
and is based upon the unfounded notion that eating grapefruit burns
Safety and Health Issues
This diet is unbalanced nutritionally and encourages unhealthy food
choices and overeating.
foods and other fatty foods associated with heart disease and
cancer are encouraged
carbohydrates (the body's chief source of energy) are eliminated
on this diet.
large portions of food is not a good health practice
Diet Surf Recommendations-
Endorsed by the Mayo Clinic and not recommended by Diet Surf
Dietitians comments about the Mayo Clinic Diet
The Mayo Clinic Diet is typical of fad diets that use scientific
sounding names or famous people and places to promote a diet program.
It is unfortunate that these ploys fool so many people looking for