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The Next Evolution of Zone Protein: Understanding How Zone Foods Work


Protein is an essential nutrient for human nutrition. However, getting adequate protein in the diet hasn’t always been easy.

The Importance of Polyphenols in Athletic Performance


Within every cell in our body are ancient bacterial fragments called mitochondria. Essentially, the role of mitochondria is to take the food we.

Healthy Aging with The Zone Diet


Within every cell lie the remnants of that ancient bacterial invasion the made multi-cellular life possible more than one billion years ago..

Maximize the Benefits From Your Fruits and Veggies


The research is very clear, the more fruits and vegetables you eat, the healthier and longer you live. But why? One clue is because they have.

What You Were Never Told About Milk


It’s no wonder that milk is our sole source of nutrition during the first 4 to 6 months of life when you look at what a nutritional powerhouse.

What Is the Ketogenic Diet and How Does It Compare to the Zone Diet?


Over the past few months we’ve received a number of inquiries regarding Dr. Sears’ stance on the Ketogenic Diet and how it relates to the Zone.

Understanding Zone Nutrition


The Zone is not some mystical place, but a real physiological state defined by very specific blood tests. Inside the Zone, you have maximum.

A Clear Fear of Aging: Loss of Sight


Americans are aging. So what is their greatest concern? Surprisingly, it is not loss of memory, cancer, heart disease, amputation, loss of.

Autism Research Shows Benefit of Omega-3 Fatty Acids


Autism can be one of the most challenging conditions that occurs in a family. Autism is a mental condition that begins in early childhood and is.