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How to Fall Back Into the Zone

How to Fall Back Into the Zone

Restart Your Health And Make A Change Today

Summer is gone, and now Labor Day is a memory. With the kids back in school, it’s time for all of us to get back to a healthier routine. No kids? Perhaps it’s a good time to make your health a priority. While the children are learning it’s time for you to acquire some valuable knowledge that will enhance your health and improve your cognitive skills. It can happen fast and it’s easier than you think.

If you continue doing what you’ve been doing for the next year, how would that make you look and feel? Need some motivation to make a change? Think about your why. What’s the reason you want to make a change? Once you know that, let’s take it back to the basics of the Zone.

Refresh Of The Zone Diet

The foundation of the Zone is to control inflammation with your diet, supplementing with the OmegaRx 2 and one of our polyphenols. The best of the best according to Dr. Sears is the MaquiRx.

Consuming colorful non-starchy vegetables with a small portion of lean protein may not be too motivating or exciting until you understand what is happening at the cellular level.

What Is Inflammation?

Inflammation is not complicated. There are 2 types of inflammation. The first is classical inflammation associated with pain, that’s why you go to the doctor. The second type is chronic silent inflammation that lies below the perception of pain and goes unnoticed until you experience a chronic condition or end up in the emergency room.

Silent or Cellular Inflammation is Caused by Your Diet

Unfortunately, most of us have followed the government’s advice (USDA My Pyramid) that is high in carbohydrates (grains, pasta, high glycemic fruits; bananas, grapes, etc.) creating chronic inflammation reducing your lifespan.

If you had a visual image of how these foods injure your cells and blood vessels through silent inflammation you might think twice about consuming that donut, pizza, nacho platter, pasta, ice cream and processed food on a regular basis. This repeated injury at every meal is causing cellular inflammation that leads to chronic disease.

Limit Your Carbohydrate Consumption

Consuming too many carbs increases blood sugars that attach to certain proteins injuring the blood vessel wall. This repeated injury sets off the cycle of inflammation.Here’s a visual image of what happens at the cellular level when we consume too many carbohydrates or processed foods loaded with pro-inflammatory omega 6’s (vegetable oils, including organic cold-pressed soybean oil) instead of natural whole foods.

A diseased artery looks like someone rubbed it repeatedly using rough sandpaper over the skin several times a day until it becomes red, irritated and a blister or pimple begins to form. If you don’t change your diet those inflamed pimples begin to pop and your arteries form clots to heal the site. The artery becomes smaller and smaller and the final pimple bursts closing off the entire artery, and you slump over at your desk. Think of Tim Russert, the television journalist and moderator of Meet the Press, who collapsed at his desk at 1:30 pm and was pronounced dead at 2:33 pm.

Consider the Teachings of The Zone

As we savor that processed high carb meal we increase blood sugars and insulin levels that initiate inflammation causing disease. The solution – follow an anti-inflammatory diet like the Zone consuming lean proteins and 8 – 12 servings of colorful non-starchy vegetables. Reduce or eliminate processed foods and vegetable oils and supplement with a high-quality omega 3 and polyphenol such as OmegaRx 2 and MaquiRx.


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