How to Lose Up to 10 Pounds in 10 Weeks, According to the Mayo Clinic

This is one of the oldest healthy eating plans in the book, literally; the first Mayo Clinic Diet book was published 72 years ago, in 1949.

Seventy-two years indicates some serious staying power, and after investigating the diet, it’s easy to see why it has sustained. Ranked 5th best in diets overall by the US News and World Report, the Mayo Clinic Diet is largely based on healthy food consumption, portion control, and creating positive habits. Compared to some of the fad diets that have come and gone during the decades it’s been around, this eating plan is natural and manageable.

Here’s how the Mayo Clinic Diet works, and for even more weight loss tips, be sure to check out our list of 15 Underrated Weight Loss Tips That Actually Work.

To follow the Mayo Clinic Diet, start by familiarizing yourself with their “healthy weight

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Eat Beans to Lose Weight and Live Longer, Expert Says

A guiding light for many aspiring healthy eaters is the world’s Blue Zones, the small, outlier regions on the planet where people live much longer than expected lifespans. I’m talking about far-flung places like the Barbagia region of Sardinia, Italy; Ikaria, Greece; the Nicoya Peninsula of Costa Rica; and Okinawa, Japan, where women live the longest lifespans in the known world.

According to a new CNBC article by Dan Buettner, a National Geographic Fellow, longevity researcher, and author of The Blue Zones: Lessons for Living Longer from the People Who’ve Lived the Longest, there are several general dieting rules that basically all of these healthy people adhere to. They eat a ton of whole foods, for instance. They also eat lots of plants (upwards of 90%), plenty of olive oil, not too much meat or fish, and rarely any sugar. They consume plenty of water. But there’s a

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