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Dr. Sears' Blog

Insulin Resistance and Weight Loss

 

Carbohydrates are often villainized as the culprit for our weight gain, but it’s more complex than this.  It is constantly elevated levels of.

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.

Live Your Life to Its Fullest in the Zone

 

Wellness is a lifelong commitment.  It begins in the womb and goes through the continuum of life. The most important factor you have to maintain.

Anyone Can Have Insulin Resistance

 

We think of insulin resistance as only being associated with diabetes. It is true that 100% of both diabetics and pre-diabetics (i.e., those.

Why We Get Fat (In All the Wrong Places) As We Age

 

Of all the questions about aging, inquiries about putting on weight as you get older is one of the most commonly asked. A typical answer from.

Our Brains Control Why We Eat – But You’re Much Smarter

 

Do you ever eat a big meal and feel stuffed, yet still put down a dessert high in fat and sugar? Do you ever over-eat to the point that you need.

See the Big Picture: Blind Men, Nutrition & Elephants

 

In today’s nutritional world of super-foods, magic diets, and dietary villains, everyone seems to be an expert on obesity. In reality, these.

Gaining it Back: The Science behind The Biggest Loser’s Failure

 

An article recently appeared in Obesity Journal that suggest that the future of America’s health is in danger. The article, which followed.

The Real Key for Reversing Diabetes

 

If you've been told you have Type 2 Diabetes, chances are, you were also told that you had better get used to it, and that it will be a.

Back to the Future of Dieting

 

A few weeks ago, I was reading about the experimental confirmation that gravitational waves predicted by Einstein more than 100 years earlier.

One of the Few Diet Books I Would Ever Recommend

 

I very rarely recommend diet books because most of them are either rewrites of my basic ideas presented in The Zone (1) more than 20 years ago.

Academic Food Fight

 

Remember the days of the Miller Light commercials with various ex-athletes screaming “Less Filling” versus “Tastes Great” at each other..

Harvard Closer to Zone Diet Alignment After 20 Years

 

The recent article by Smith et al in the 2015 issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition tried to answer the question of primary.

The Way Diets Are Rated Is Flawed

 

Sometimes I just have to roll my eyes when I hear about nutritional experts rating diets. The reason is that apparently none of the “experts”.