Posts Tagged ‘Zone’

What Foods Can You Eat on The Zone Diet?

What Should I Eat? First and Foremost, while what you eat in The Zone is very important, there is no “list” of foods that you can and cannot eat in The Zone. Each food is a judgement based on important criteria. Not only the Zone, but many nutrition resources advocate balanced nutrition. The body seems… Read the Full Article

Temptation, Thinking Beyond “Diet”, and Walking the Walk

Temptation Sometimes the temptation is just too great. Maybe it’s the power lunch with the out of town team, or the volunteer potluck lunch at the school, and you just can’t or don’t want to say NO to the homemade Au Grautin Potato and Ham casserole or the catered Dim Sum. Once you are in… Read the Full Article

How Omega-6 Fats Fit in The Zone

Fats are an important part of the Zone diet. The question is, which fats are preferred and how much of each is recommended? This article will help dispel some of these concerns. The typical Western diet contains a ratio of 20:1 Omega-6 oils to Omega-3 oils. The ideal diet should consist of a ratio of… Read the Full Article

How Do Carbs fit in The Zone?

Everywhere you turn these days, carbs are the buzz word. What exactly are carbs and what role do they play in nutrition? How do they factor into Zone nutrition? This article will help demystify carbs and explain how they fit into the Zone. Carbohydrates are a macronutrient the body uses for fuel. Not too far… Read the Full Article

Sleep and The Zone Connection

Scientists still are not exactly sure what goes on during sleep, however, research is revealing that what we assume is a time of tranquil and blissful rest is anything but for the brain. Sleep is now considered a critical factor in wellness, and even survival. The body takes this time to repair and rebuild itself,… Read the Full Article

Denial

Facing our shortcomings is often a hard thing to do. Many of us make excuses for the prediciments we create. In the case of obesity there are many responses to the often cruel and hurtful comments that others make. It’s a glandular problem. It’s hereditary. It runs in the family. I am a stress eater…. Read the Full Article

An Incredible Journey

In March of 2003 I embarked upon a journey. When I began it, I had no idea where it would lead me. You see I have been down the same road before many times. It started with a book entitled A Week in the Zone. As I continued down the road I visited FormulaZone.com. These… Read the Full Article

Debunking The Zone Diet

Have you ever attended a “diet” seminar? FormulaZone recently attended one presented by a dietician with respectable credentials. We were drawn to the seminar by the flyer that was sent to us, suggesting that this seminar would answer all of our questions about The Zone, Atkins, South Beach, Weight Watchers, and other popular diets. Over… Read the Full Article

The Good, The Bad, and The Results (part 2)

Following a Diet can be hard. In this three part article, we will discuss the Good, the Bad, and the Results of following a Zone diet. The first installment covered The Good parts of eating in the Zone – what makes The Zone Diet a good diet to follow compared to other programs out there…. Read the Full Article

The Good, The Bad, and The Results

Following a Diet can be hard. In this three part article, we will discuss the Good, the Bad, and the Results of following a Zone diet. This first installment will cover The Good: what makes The Zone Diet a good diet to follow compared to other programs out there. In the next installment, we take an honest, hard look at… Read the Full Article