Posts Tagged ‘Diet’

Sugar Part 2: The Many Names for Sugar Hiding on Labels and in Our Foods

Sugar consumption has grown exponentially in the last 40 years. The average American eats 22 teaspoons of added sugar each day. This adds 350 calories a day. Replacing water, drinks of choice for many people are soft drinks, fancy “coffee drinks”, energy drinks and fruit juices and fruit drinks. Kids are driven to eating sweetened… Read the Full Article

Sugar! Part 1 Some facts

DID YOU KNOW: ->That table sugar (sucrose) is a disaccharide made from a blend of fructose and glucose? ->Glucose and fructose are metabolized differently? Glucose is the main fuel for the body. Insulin responds to glucose in the bloodstream. Fructose is metabolized by the liver and is treated more like a fat. Guess what High… 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

Making Your New Years Resolution Stick

Happy New Year! Hooray for the new year, and all of the hope and happiness that it promises to bring. We hope that last year was wonderful for you, and the new year is even better. Many of us make promises to ourselves at the beginning of each year. The typical New Year Resolution. If… 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 3)

We’ve covered what makes it easy to follow a Zone Diet in the first installment of this three part article. We discussed what many of the complaints are about trying to stay in The Zone in the second installment. In this installment we will discuss some of the real life results that FormulaZone members have… Read the Full Article

Getting Started with The Zone

Six Simple Steps to Success One of the most common complaints about the Zone Diet is that it is complicated, and hard to get started. We have assembled a “getting started” checklist of things to do in order to get started easily, and to make the diet as easy as possible! So start now. That’s… Read the Full Article