Meet the Mediterranean meal plan

One of the healthiest ways you can eat.

The world’s most well-studied eating pattern, the Mediterranean diet comes with many health benefits — from improving heart and brain health, to lowering the risk of diabetes and certain cancers.

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The Mayo Clinic Diet makes it easy to put the Mediterranean diet into practice

The Mayo Clinic Diet Mediterranean meal plan is a 6-week meal plan that includes delicious recipes featuring fish, nuts, legumes and unlimited vegetables and fruits. This meal plan tastes great, promotes heart health, and provides an opportunity to eat more plant foods without totally giving up meat.

  • Makes plant foods the hero on your plate
  • Healthy fats your heart loves
  • Many meatless meals
  • More fish and beans
  • Plenty of meal prep tips
  • Weekly grocery lists

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A plant-based meal plan that’s good for you and the planet.

Delicious and easy recipes that help you eat well, lose weight, and improve your health... without needing to move to Southern Europe!

Focus on food, not counting calories.

The Mediterranean meal plan incorporates all the staple ingredients of the Mediterranean diet that are associated with good health and weight loss. This whole foods-based eating plan encourages consuming unlimited vegetables and fruits, along with whole grains, lean proteins, healthy fats, and limiting red meat and sugar.

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Focus on food, not counting calories.

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Rated a "Best Diet for Diabetes"

Which program is right for you?

Whether you're looking for a healthy weight-loss plan or considering weight-loss medication, discover which of our world-leading solutions is best for you.

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Frequently asked questions

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.

Is the meal plan budget-friendly?

Yes, all of our meal plans are meant to be sustained in any lifestyle at any budget. Our Simple meal plan is the most cost-effective, so it is a great place to start if you're on a tight budget.

Is the Mediterranean meal plan suitable for vegetarians or vegans?

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

Does the Mediterranean 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 Mediterranean 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 Mediterranean meal plan?

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