Area of Expertise
Nutrition and disease prevention
Physical activity and exercise
Clinical preventive medicine
General Internal medicine
Dr. Hensrud is a specialist in nutrition and weight management at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota with more than 20 years’ experience. He is an associate professor of nutrition and preventive medicine at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and the medical director of the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program. For more than 10 years, Dr. Hensrud also served as medical director of the Mayo Clinic Executive Health Program. Dr. Hensrud is a fellow of the American College of Physicians and The Obesity Society. He writes and lectures widely on lifestyle- and nutrition-related topics and has authored and helped publish several books including the New York Times bestseller, The Mayo Clinic Diet, 2nd Edition, The Mayo Clinic Diet Journal, 2nd Edition, The Mayo Clinic Diabetes Diet, 2nd Edition, The Mayo Clinic Diabetes Diet Journal, 2nd Edition, and The Mayo Clinic Kid’s Cookbook.