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Polyphenols

Collection of our Polyphenol Blogs

Sue Knorr

Polyphenols | 1 min read

Burn Fat Faster

Now that the Covid-19 epidemic seems to be slowing down, we must conte...

Cocoa Polyphenol Blog Roundup

Chocolate ranks pretty high on people's sweet list and the fact that i...

Polyphenols | 3 min read

Cocoa Benefits: 5 Things You May Not Know

We often hear about the benefits of eating chocolate but do you know w...

Polyphenols Quick Tips | 4 min read

Herbs and Spices: What to Know

Most of us don't think to incorporate herbs and spices into all of our...

From Cacao to CacaoRx

Just like you, we think its important that you know what you’re puttin...

Polyphenols | 4 min read

Cocoa Benefits Q and A

Dr. Sears answers some of the top questions we receive about our new C...

Polyphenols | 3 min read

Polyphenols: Key Features to Look at When Supplementing

This week we are introducing the newest members of our polyphenol line...

Pesticides - Organic vs Conventional

More and more Americans are incorporating organic foods into their reg...

Polyphenols Zone Diet | 4 min read

Dr. Sears' Polyphenol Q & A

Dr. Sears answers some of the top questions we receive about polypheno...

Elle Q&A with Dr. Barry  Sears

Here's a glimpse at the questions Dr. Barry Sears was recently asked f...

The Three R’s of the Zone by Dr. Barry Sears

After writing about the Zone for more than 20 years, I am still consta...

What Are Polyphenols and How Much You Need

Polyphenols are produced by plants to offer them protection from the s...

What Are Nightshade Vegetables and Should You Avoid Them?

It seems that no food is off limits from being put on the restricted l...

Zone Pro-Resolution Nutrition

I am still constantly asked the question “What is the Zone?”.  First, ...

Hydration - What You Need To Know

We often hear about the importance of hydration as the warm temperatur...

What to Eat Before a Workout or After

Having a pre or post workout snack doesn’t have to negate everything y...

Insulin Resistance and Weight Loss

Carbohydrates are often villainized as the culprit for our weight gain...

Our Top Supermarket Picks

Not many of us have the luxury of spending hours in the grocery store ...

High Protein Vegetables

Many of us have heard the importance of getting adequate protein at ea...

The Importance of Polyphenols in Athletic Performance

 Within every cell in our body are ancient bacterial fragments called ...

How to Fall Back Into the Zone

Summer is gone, and now Labor Day is a memory. With the kids back in s...

Natural Ways to Boost Your Polyphenol Intake

Are you craving more color and variety in your meals? You're in luck. ...

Healthy Aging with The Zone Diet

 Within every cell lie the remnants of that ancient bacterial invasion...

Gut Health Explained

Atrip down your local dairy aisle and you may be surprised to find the...

Maximize the Benefits From Your Fruits and Veggies

 The research is very clear, the more fruits and vegetables you eat, t...

Comparison of Medical Diets: Zone vs. DASH vs. Joslin

Doctors often tell their patients to follow a strict medical diet to h...

7 Visible Signs of Aging and How The Zone Can Help

How we choose to nourish our body on the inside will strongly affect h...

Understanding Zone Nutrition

The Zone is not some mystical place, but a real physiological state de...

Benefits of Booze—Debunked

  Alcohol health claims are misleading. Get the real story on how alco...

7 Tips to Form New Healthy Eating Habits

Making new habits or breaking old ones doesn’t happen overnight. Accor...

Live Your Life to Its Fullest in the Zone

Wellness is a lifelong commitment.  It begins in the womb and goes thr...

5 Facts about Carbs to Separate Truth from Fiction

Think you’re pretty knowledgeable when it comes to carbohydrates? You ...

Longevity Declines as Healthcare Expenditures Rise

Current health costs in America account for nearly 18% of our total do...

How To Reverse the Health Effects of Sleep Deprivation

  Without enough sleep, you’ll be left with impaired memory and cognit...

9 Ways to Defy Aging

I can distinctly remember standing in the mirror on one of my birthday...

Your Overeating Recovery Guide

Okay, so you went overboard. Really, really overboard. Like wishing yo...

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 Sav...

5 Unexpected Tricks to Treat Yourself This October

Apple picking is a must in our household this time of year. There’s no...

The Zone Diet As a Way of Life

The Zone is not some mystical place or some clever marketing term, but...

How to Start Your Baby on Solids In The Zone

  For many moms, the prospect of starting your baby on solids can be e...

See the Big Picture: Blind Men, Nutrition & Elephants

In today’s nutritional world of super-foods, magic diets, and dietary ...

4 Weird Vegetables, and How to Eat Them

Take a stroll down your local produce aisle or farmer's market and you...

Sunscreen May Actually Be Dangerous

When summer approaches, one of the first things you do is hunt down yo...

Bringing The Zone to Italy

Dr. Sears has been on a two-week tour of Italy with speaking engagemen...

Polyphenols | 2 min read

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall… Olive Oil’s the Best of All

  Olive oils can be traced back thousands of years in the Mediterranea...

Is Alzheimer’s in Your Future?

  Dr. Sears reveals clues on how to reduce the likelihood of Alzheimer...

Personalized Wellness Is All About You

We hear a lot about personalized medicine, and less about personalized...

An Alien World, Right in Your Gut

At the beginnings of modern medicine some 2,500 years ago, Hippocrates...

Olive Oil: The Good, the Bad & the Ugly

Olive oil can be considered the first nutrition supplement since its f...

8 Ways To Get Healthier, Right Now

Spring will be here before you know it. Now is the time to begin shedd...

A Slippery Subject: Fish Oil and Alzheimer’s

A recent study published in JAMA indicated that eating more fish appea...

Tips to Stay in the Zone – All Year Long

  Learn how to become leaner, healthier, and happier with the Zone Die...

The Zone Diet After 20 Years – What's New?

In recent radio interviews, I am often asked, “Has anything changed ab...

7 Fall Vegetables that Pack a Nutritional Punch

Fall is a great time of year to expand your palate with a variety of n...

6 Steps to Get You in the Zone in 24-Hours

Getting into the Zone doesn't have to be difficult. In fact, here are ...

5 Easy Breakfasts to Start Your Day Right

Many of us are creatures of habit when it comes to our breakfast routi...

Metabolic Syndrome and Zone's First Daughter

  There are many scary risks during pregnancy. The scariest can be the...

Snapshot of a Day in the Zone

  It’s the close of a gorgeous Saturday afternoon in May. I’ve procras...

What Are the Colors of the Zone?

Fruits and vegetables pack a nutrient punch, but the key to their nutr...

The Zone Cruise in Review, 2015 (Pt. 1 of 2)

  Western Caribbean - March 15-22: Unfortunately, the Old Farmers’ Alm...

Polyphenols | 1 min read

Maqui Fields Forever

  Dr. Sears was doing his best Indiana Jones imitation when he recentl...

Zone-Sponsored Athlete Races Here, There and Everywhere

  I am finally settled into my temporary home in Australia, putting in...

Zone Products Give Olympian the Edge

  While training for the 2012 Olympic Trials, I was in Florida on a tr...

Polyphenols Zone Diet | 1 min read

Have You Had Your Greens Today?

  Kale, lettuce, mustard greens, Swiss chard, arugula, turnip greens, ...

How to Manage Brain Trauma with Omega-3 Fish Oil

Since the recent story on CNN (“He’s going to be better than he was be...

Anti-Aging Made Easy

Anti-aging diets have been around since the 15th century, starting wit...

What is Cellular Inflammation?

  People (including virtually all physicians) are constantly confused ...

The Key To A Healthy Gut

Most people think all you need for a healthy gut is to consume bacteri...

What You Haven't Been Told About Cholesterol

 One of the great marketing successes of the pharmaceutical industry h...

Is There An Obesity Gene?

When I first heard about the discovery of a potential obesity gene on ...

Fish Oil and Impact on Fat Loss

 I have often said, it takes fat to burn fat. As I describe in my book...

New Food Trends May Be Dysfunctional

As our obesity epidemic gets worse and the general health of Americans...

The No-Guilt Story On Chocolate

 Chocolate is big business, generating about $50 billion in annual wor...

How Polyphenols Make Probiotics Work Better

Today we hear a lot about probiotics, especially when popular yogurts ...

Pass The Polyphenols

Considering that virtually nothing was written about the health benefi...

Reduce Diabetes Risk by Drinking Coffee

One of the great controversies in nutrition is the role of coffee and ...

Try The Team Approach To Nutrition

One of the problems with nutrition is that it is too complex for simpl...

The Secret Of Blueberries: It’s The Dephinidins

We continually hear about the benefits of fruits and vegetables for be...

Omega-3s May Reduce Breast Cancer Risk

The list just keeps growing for the benefits of omega-3 fatty acids an...

Eat Chocolate To Lower Heart Attack Risk

You couldn’t walk into a pharmacy like CVS or Walgreen’s over the past...

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