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Zone Diet

Zone Diet

WHAT IS THE ZONE DIET®?

The Zone Diet® was developed by Dr. Barry Sears more than 30 years ago to reduce diet-induced inflammation.

The Zone Diet® will help you shed excess pounds and improve your mental and physical performance while living a more fulfilling life. The Zone Diet® is a life-long dietary program based on strong science to reduce diet-induced inflammation.


 

 

Are You Getting Enough Protein?

Are You Getting Enough Protein?

Protein was long thought to be a nutrient for body builders and gym buffs. While it plays a role in building and preserving muscle mass, its benefits are more vast ranging from weight loss and maintenance, to improved mood. Here you'll learn what protein is, which choices are favorable in the Zone, and how much to incorporate into your meals.
Your Holiday Survival Guide

Your Holiday Survival Guide

People tend to throw in the towel on healthy eating during the holidays. For some it may start as early as Halloween with all the tempting candy around, but for many the feasting starts around Thanksgiving and just carries through to the new year. With Thanksgiving in just a few days, we've come up with simple tips to help you survive this time of year. A few small tweaks can be the difference between gaining and losing this holiday season.
Simple Ways To Boost Your Mood As The Days Get Shorter

Simple Ways To Boost Your Mood As The Days Get Shorter

Not many of us groan at the opportunity to get an extra hour of sleep, but when the reality sets in that winter is coming and daylight is shortening it can be tough to adjust. Instead of devoting the next few months to catching up on Netflix, eating comfort foods and making holiday shopping your only activity until the New Year, follow these simple tips to boost your mood as the days get shorter.
Celebrating 20 Years of Zone Living

Celebrating 20 Years of Zone Living

When you make a commitment to make a lifestyle change you are putting yourself first. If you make the time and put in the effort you will see the results. Different people have different goals; some want to lose weight, feel better, or stay active. Everyone's goals and journey are different. Here is a Zone success story from individuals who started with the Zone more than 20 years ago. Find out what motivated them to start and why they never left.
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.