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What Does Organic Really Mean?

What Does Organic Really Mean?

Consumer interest in ingredient profiles, how products are grown, how far they’ve traveled and sustainability has led to an increased demand for organic foods. While organic foods are lower in pesticide residues, the question often arises as to whether they are nutritionally better than foods grown using conventional methods. Here we’ll tell you what you need to know.
Fat Explained - What Is Fat and Why Do We Need It

Fat Explained - What Is Fat and Why Do We Need It

Of the three macronutrients; protein, carbohydrates and fat, fat is a major source of energy for the body. Fat sends signals to the brain saying you are full and satisfied. When you have the right amount of fat, balanced with protein and low glycemic carbohydrates, it helps minimize hunger and fatigue for up to 4-5 hours. Staying in the Zone is easy. Check out our latest blog that breaks down everything you need to know about fat, and see how much Dr. Sears recommends in the Zone.
How-To: Avoid Weight-Loss Plateaus

How-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 the scale and see it’s not budging. Don’t let this be the turning point when you give up and revert back to old habits. Weight-loss plateaus happen to the best of us, but before you let frustration set in it may only take a few tweaks to kickstart your weight loss again.