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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.

Football Sunday Healthy Eating Tips To Stay In The Zone

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.

Fall Inspired Recipes

 

Our memory of summer has started to fade now that shorter days, longer nights, and cooler temps are here to stay. Take advantage of the season.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

8 Simple Pasta Meals

 

Have you ever had one of those weeks where you fly by the seat of your pants and Friday can’t come soon enough? Maybe this is your every week;.

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.

5 Kid-inspired Lunch Ideas for Everybody

September is a great month to start fresh on your health and fitness goals.  With summer vacations behind us and kids back to school, why not make.