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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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,.

Gut Health Explained

 A trip down your local dairy aisle and you may be surprised to find the word prebiotic beginning to appear next to probiotic on several labels..

7 Tips to Form New Healthy Eating Habits

Making new habits or breaking old ones doesn’t happen overnight. According to the Huffington Post, it takes 66 days, and a whole lot of effort, to.

5 Facts about Carbs to Separate Truth from Fiction

Think you’re pretty knowledgeable when it comes to carbohydrates? You may be surprised about the misconceptions surrounding this nutrient. Let us.

9 Ways to Defy Aging

I can distinctly remember standing in the mirror on one of my birthdays and seeing my first signs of gray hair while still having blemishes on my.

Your Overeating Recovery Guide

Okay, so you went overboard. Really, really overboard. Like wishing you were wearing your waistband sweatpants type of overboard. We’ve all been.

5 Simple Ways to Boost Your Mood As the Days Get Shorter

 

As much as we enjoy the extra hour of sleep brought on by Daylight Savings ending, it's quickly followed by an “ugh” when you see the sun go.

5 Unexpected Tricks to Treat Yourself This October

Apple picking is a must in our household this time of year. There’s nothing like the crisp air and blue skies, the rows upon rows of apple-filled.

4 Weird Vegetables, and How to Eat Them

Take a stroll down your local produce aisle or farmer's market and you’d think summer was in full swing with the abundance of offerings from.