Meet the Healthy Keto meal plan

A healthier version of the trendy ketogenic diet.

Developed by Mayo Clinic Diet dietitians, the Healthy Keto meal plan is a high-fat, low-carb eating plan that includes healthy fats and good-for-you ingredients. This style of eating can support weight loss, appetite control, and blood sugar management.

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The Mayo Clinic Diet’s approach to keto

The Healthy Keto meal plan is a 4-week meal plan that keeps net carbs at around 50 grams per day, while still providing fiber-rich foods to keep your gut, heart, and brain healthy and happy. 

  • Low in unhealthy saturated fats
  • High in healthy unsaturated fats
  • Full of fiber-rich veggies
  • Opts for lean protein choices
  • Antioxidant-packed berries are the fruit of choice
  • Includes a small amount of beans to support gut health

Easy low-carb recipes

Rather than loading up on bacon, butter, and cream, the Healthy Keto meal plan includes delicious recipes that deliver healthy fats from extra virgin olive oil, avocado, salmon, nuts, and seeds. 

Less restriction, more enjoyment.

This low-carb meal plan allows you to tap into the weight-loss benefits without feeling as restricted. You’ll be able to eat the foods you love and enjoy recipes that provide your body with the nutrition it needs to aid digestion and keep you feeling full for longer. 

Are you ready?
Less restriction, more enjoyment.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why does the Healthy Keto meal plan only restrict carbs to 50 grams net carbs a day?

For most people it can be hard to sustain a diet that limits carbohydrate-rich foods too drastically long-term. Aiming for 50 grams of net carbs a day means healthy carbohydrate-containing and nutrient-rich foods like berries, beans, and dairy products can be included in the eating plan.

Is the meal plan budget-friendly?

Yes, all of our meal plans are meant to be sustained in any lifestyle at any budget. 

Is the Healthy Keto meal plan suitable for vegetarians or vegans?

The Healthy Keto meal plan does include animal products. However, you always have the ability to swap meals to suit your taste preferences. 

Do I have to count calories?

No, the Mayo Clinic Diet is about making sure you’re getting enough of the foods that are right for you. We are not focused on calorie counting. 

Does the Healthy Keto meal plan include a grocery list?

Yes, all of the Mayo Clinic Diet meal plans come with a weekly grocery list that you can customize to cater for your family and needs. 

I have food intolerances or allergies, is the Healthy Keto meal plan suitable?

If you don’t like or can’t eat a particular meal, you have the ability to swap meals to suit your personal needs. 

Are there other meal plan options available besides the Healthy Keto meal plan?

Along with the Healthy Keto meal plan, the Mayo Clinic Diet offers six different meal plan options to choose from including the Original Mayo Clinic Diet, Simple, Mediterranean, Higher Protein, and Vegetarian. We also offer three gluten-free meal plans. So you can find the eating style that suits your lifestyle and preferences.