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Lifestyle Tips

By Mary Perry, Zone Director of Clinical Trials

The Zone Diet is not a weight-loss program per se, but a clinically validated dietary system to reduce cellular inflammation throughout the body and in the process control hunger. To help get you started, we’ve created lifestyle tips article, as well as videos that teach you how to use the various Zone tools. From Summer eating, to how to keep a food journal, to making a Zone meal, to benefits of supplementation, our goal is to make your quest for better health as simple as possible.

Fats Explained-What Is Fat And Why Do We Need It?

 

Zone Recipes: What to Bring to a Cookout

Appetizer, main dish, side dish or dessert? We can help!

9 Tips To Avoid Weight-Loss Plateaus

 

You’ve been doing everything right; watching what you’ve been eating, getting your exercise in, even avoiding sweets and alcohol only to hop on.

What Are Carbohydrates?

 

When trying to lose weight carbohydrates are usually first on the list to be eliminated, but should they be avoided? Here we’ll breakdown what.

Hydration - What You Need To Know

 

We often hear about the importance of hydration as the warm temperatures set in or after prolonged physical activity, but this is one topic that.

The Importance of Breakfast

 

We’ve heard it time and time again that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but is that true? One of the biggest benefits to.

8 Healthy Salad Dressing Recipes

 

There’s nothing better on a fresh salad than a flavorful dressing. Homemade dressings enhance any dish you add them to and can be made in.

6 Easy Changes To Get Swimsuit-Ready

It’s time to shed some layers! With the warm temperatures setting in, we might be nervous to start shedding our clothes, but it won’t take a crash.

Mexican Food Survival Guide

 

Nachos, Margaritas, and Chips Oh My! Going out for Mexican food doesn't have to be a dieting nightmare. In fact, authentic Mexican cuisine is.

What to Eat Before a Workout or After

Having a pre or post workout snack doesn’t have to negate everything you’ve burned off during the course of your activity. In fact, having the.

Our Top Supermarket Picks

 

Not many of us have the luxury of spending hours in the grocery store going aisle to aisle. Here we’ve highlighted some of our top grocery finds.

Peak Performance: An Athletes Guide to Meal Timing

Fueling for performance requires knowing what foods to choose and when to have them. Dr. Sears has worked with elite athletes his entire.

High Protein Vegetables

Many of us have heard the importance of getting adequate protein at each meal due its role in keeping us full, but for those who are vegan,.

What 25 Grams of Protein Really Looks Like

A Zone meal should contain no more than 400 total calories to help stabilize blood sugar and minimize inflammation in the body.  Those 400.

Football Sunday Healthy Eating Tips

Next to Thanksgiving, Superbowl Sunday is the second most popular day to eat. Americans will consume about 1.3 billion chicken wings, 11.2 million.