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What are GMOs?

What are GMOs?

October is “Non GMO Month” and we want to celebrate it with you! Throughout the month, we’ll be taking the time to look at what GMOs are, where they are found and how to avoid them in your food. We’ll call out food, supplement and personal care products that have been verified as non-GMO by the nonGMO project and pass on resources of where to learn more. As always, we hope you come away with greater knowledge about the food choices you all have and what to look for if you want to avoid GMOs in your food.
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.