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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.

Food Journaling and Weight Loss

 

You might be surprised to learn that one of your biggest assets when it comes to weight loss or weight maintenance is as simple as having a pen.

Three Hormones That Could Be Impacting Your Weight

Many of the problems that prevent us from reaching our weight loss goals are due to hormonal imbalance. If you are careful about your food.

Intermittent Fasting vs The Zone Diet

 

Abstaining from food and beverage, other than water, for a period of time (a.k.a fasting) has been used since the beginning of time out of.

What Does a Day In the Zone Look Like?

 

A Zone meal is about 40% low-glycemic load carbohydrates, 30% low-fat protein, and 30% fat (primarily monounsaturated fat). It's the balance of.

Cookout Menu Ideas and Survival Tips

 

Summer cookouts can be one of the hardest eating events to navigate since they tend to go on for several hours. Rather than having 3 things to.

Pesticides - Organic vs Conventional

 

More and more Americans are incorporating organic foods into their regular purchasing habits. Organic foods make up almost 6% of food sales in.

Farmers Markets - The Flavors of Summer

 

For those of us who enjoy fresh foods, you can’t beat what summer has to offer. The wide availability of great-tasting produce and fresh herbs.

What Are Polyphenols and How Much You Need

 

Polyphenols are produced by plants to offer them protection from the suns radiation and to help defend against disease. They protect us in a.

What Are Nightshade Vegetables and Should You Avoid Them?

 

It seems that no food is off limits from being put on the restricted list and this includes a group of plants call nightshades. Nightshades are.

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

 

 

Guide to Fat

 

In the early 90s dietary fat was considered a “villain” and carbohydrates were the “heroine”. The thinking was that by lowering.

Zone Recipes: What to Bring to a Cookout

Ahhhhhhh Summer! The long cold days of winter are a distant memory at this point. Calendars are filled with vacation plans, social engagements.

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.