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The Galveston Diet

Galveston Diet

by Mary Claire Haver, MD

Your Body Is Changing. What Worked Before, Doesn't Seem To Be Working Anymore.

We Understand Because It Happened To Us Too...

The Galveston Diet is an anti-inflammatory nutrition program and community designed for those in perimenopause, menopause, and beyond.
Science Based program

with tools to support you!

3-pillar approach to nutrition

that addresses perimenopausal
and menopausal symptoms

Over 75,000 Students

and counting!

Welcome to your future with the Galveston Diet

The first program created by a female OBGYN physician, for women in menopause, just like her.
Here you’ll find support, resources, and tools to help you create sustainable changes that allow you to feel better, even as you get older!

Supplement Your Journey

Supplements that fill in the gaps in your nutrition, and support your body to heal itself.
You don’t need ALL of the supplements when you’re eating well…You need the RIGHT supplements.

Track your nutrition for better results with the Cronometer App.

What Our Satisfied
Students Have to Say

"The Weight Just Started Falling Off. It Seemed Too Easy."
I found your program on Facebook back in April or May of 2020 and got serious with it right away. I was diagnosed with PCOS in my early 20’s and have struggled with weight since high school. I tried everything with some success but nothing lasting. I always gained
Paula C.
"Thank You Dr. Haver. Thanks For Helping Me Find Me."
I have been on the Galveston “Diet” since January 20th, 2020. I found it through Facebook and I was hesitant at first. Often when we reach “over 50”, we’ve tried our traditional methods for losing weight, counting calories, eating less, and upping our exercise, but all these methods I
Janice S.
"You Have Changed Things For Me, I Don’t Want to Give Up!"
I just wanted to take a moment to reach out and thank you for coming into my life when you did. I’m 44, perimenopausal, have Celiac disease, depression, chronic idiopathic urticaria, and to top it all off… excess weight. I was following the same “eat less, exercise more” that
Heather R.
"Thank You Dr. Haver For Inspiring Me and Coaching Me to a Healthier Life"
I started your program last May. I have been at least 40-50lbs overweight my entire life. I’m turning 50 this year and decided it was time to be healthy. I found your program online and cannot believe the changes I’ve seen since doing The Galveston Diet. 55lbs lost, down
Sandra S.
"That Stubborn “Middle Expansion” is Finally Reversing"
MY husband (he has diabetes with oral meds only, but they’ve had to be increased way too much), and I have been on the Galveston Diet for precisely two months. He has lost 14 pounds. I have lost 13 pounds, AND…..he JUST got his A1C done this morning (the
Suzanne J.
"Could Not Get Off The Extra Belly Weight"
Girl, you have changed my life! I’ve never been obese but just could not get off the extra belly weight after my hysterectomy at 32 years old. I’m now 60 and feel better than I’ve ever felt about my body. (Although COVID almost did me in mentally and physically.
Lesia M.
"I am down 80+ pounds and feel fabulous"
3 yrs ago, I had my “moment.” I had an “oh my” pregnancy at 40 and allowed myself to eat everything. I then convinced myself that I needed carbs in my life to maintain my milk supply. I then vowed that I would love myself and embrace my chubbs.
Courtney M.
"I feel so healthy eating the way your program has taught me."
I’m 59 years old and have been doing your program for approximately six weeks, and I am so happy with it! Not only have I lost 12 pounds so far, but I have also noticed that my hips no longer ache after driving or sitting for an extended period.
Laurie Z
"I love the program. It is the “new me.”"
I have finally found a program that has made me feel amazing (releasing unwanted weight, decreasing body pain, increase in energy—all while feeling satisfied and no more emotional binge eating. I am a 55-year-old, menopausal woman with a very stressful job as a military mental health nurse. I welcomed
Cheryl M
"Finally lost my baby weight from 29 years ago!"
I started IF last October, joined your January private group, and that’s when the weight loss kicked into high gear. By the time of the Feb pic, when my gym was doing a challenge that prompted me to take pics, I was down 10 and feeling amazing! Bottomed out
Laura J.
"TGD is my New Life Habit"
I have always been quite healthy, very active, and maintained a healthy weight. In 2010 I had a total hysterectomy at age 40. (At age 27, I had an ovary and 37 polyp cysts removed.) I did not take any hormone replacement at all. 8 months after hysterectomy, I
Anna S.
"I Have Lost 48 Pounds Since April"
Hello, my name is Tori, and I am from Jerseyville, IL. I have been overweight most of my adult life, and I just turned 50. There has been lots of tragedy in my life the last several years, so needless to say, and I turned to DONUTS. I lost
Tori D.

"The Diet to Watch in 2022"

Adapted by Mary Claire Haver, M.D., an OB-GYN who has launched an official diet plan and some free services online, the Galveston Diet aids weight management in a roundabout way by addressing hormonal imbalances and other root menopausal issues. It’s among a group of solutions for women that are largely unknown to those searching for this exact solution, Fischer says. “It’s a diet to watch, but more importantly, it’s part of a category that is definitely one to watch,” she adds.


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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the program start & finish?

The Galveston Diet is a completely self-paced online course – you decide when you start and when you finish once your membership begins.

How long do I have access to the program?

As long as your membership is active, you will have unlimited access to the courses – across any and all devices you own.

Can I try the program before I become a member?

Our mission at The Galveston Diet has been to encourage our students to create sustainable, healthy habits and reframe their mindsets to help increase their longevity, but this takes time, and we are here to support your every move. However, we realize that there may be some hesitation to jump in. We are so confident that you will love being a member that we want to extend a 7-day money-back guarantee. If you decide within the 1st 7-days that this program is not for you, then please email to cancel your membership. No questions asked.

Are you struggling with middle-age weight gain?

Conventional weight-loss wisdom for women in menopause doesn’t work. I found out the hard way. Two things happened: I started undergoing the changes associated with menopause, and my brother died. Through my grief process, I gained about 20 pounds.

I had always been fit but I had stopped working out and my nutrition was upended. It was a perfect storm that blew my health and self-esteem off course. I tried to navigate my way back to my “happy weight” with the very same advice I had prescribed my patients for years: “eat less, work out more.” Like them, I was suddenly embroiled in a vicious cycle of calorie restriction and cardio that didn’t budge the stubborn pounds. I was left feeling zapped, demoralized, and frustrated. It was humbling to discover what I had been taught in medical school was wrong. That rude awakening inspired me to take a deep dive into the science behind hormonal weight gain and not emerge until I could confidently declare I had a long-sought solution for this very underserved community.

End The Vicious Cycle Of Calorie Restriction

I can’t tell you the joy and relief I experienced when I was able to confidently give women an evidence-based program that actually works! We deserve to have the necessary science to make decisions about how to properly take care of ourselves, and our bodies. Menopause can now be more of a shift for our bodies and not such a life-altering time that we are expected to simply accept.

In 2017, I carefully distilled the complex concepts from my research to easily digestible nuggets and tested them with resounding success. My goal wasn’t for women to shrink in size but to empower them so they might thrive. Not only were women losing inches and gaining muscle mass–they were sleeping better, had decreased hot flashes, and banished brain-fog. I cracked the code so menopause doesn’t have to derail women from their dynamic lives and healthy, energetic bodies. Because the peer reviewed science behind nutrition, intermittent fasting, and the hormonal factors of menopausal weight gain are ever evolving, so is The Galveston Diet. I am with you on this health journey and am unwavering in my commitment to bringing you the most up-to-date information so you are living fully with confidence and vitality. It is time for women to invest in their most precious commodity, their health.

"I believe that real change takes time. Success is not achieved overnight. Step by step, you can make nutritional changes to lose weight, have more energy, decrease brain fog, and increase overall well being. We are here to support you on that journey."

-Mary Claire Haver, MD

Meet the founder,
Mary Claire Haver, MD

Dr. Mary Claire Haver is a passionate women’s health advocate. She developed an innovative solution to help women in menopause lose weight, burn fat, and feel more confident in their skin.

The Galveston Diet cuts through fat-shaming and diet fads, empowering members to understand the science behind anti-inflammatory nutrition.

Dr. Haver is a wife, mom, physician, and entrepreneur. She wears many hats and she knows you do too. That is why she created a program that works with your busy life and is sustainable for life!

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Determine your relative degree of inflammation per your nutritional choices.

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