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What is the definition or description of: zone diet?

What is the definition or description of: zone diet?

Low carb diet: The Zone diet became popular in the mid-90s as an early low carb diet. Dr Barry Sears, a biochemist, developed the diet. It was summarized in a number of his books on it. The first was aptly entitled 'The Zone Diet'. His popular summary of how to shop for the diet: stay at the outer perimeter of the supermarket and avoid the aisles, became an oft paraphrased recommendation. ...Read more

Dr. Arthur Heller
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Diet (Definition)

Refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more


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Is anyone on the zone diet home delivery system and losing a lot?

Is anyone on the zone diet home delivery system and losing a lot?

Consult OB/GYN doc: I don't know anybody of using this diet, but I know the concept. I would be concerned if your are losing a lot of weight during your pregnancy. I would consult obstetrician to be sure that everything is ok with a fetus and get the ultrasound. You can use home delivery system if it's completely a normal pregnancy. ...Read more

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I'm a female 19 5'5 and weigh 110lbs. To maintain weight with no/little excercise what diet works. Moderate diet, zone diet, low fat/carb diet? Help!

I'm a female 19 5'5 and weigh 110lbs. To maintain weight with no/little excercise what diet works. Moderate diet, zone diet, low fat/carb diet? Help!

Diet: Diet is a key in weight control but when you are so close to ideal body weight you need some exercise to maintain metabolic rate and muscle mass. Otherwise your body will simply slow metabolic rate and you will not feel or perform well and may not lose weight. More lean muscle burns more calories and makes it easier to keep weight off. If you don't build muscle you may add fat when gaining. ...Read more

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Want list of food food you can eat on a diet?

Want list of food food you can eat on a diet?

Forget diet: Forget the concept of diet foods. You will be setting yourself up. As a bariatric surgeon who looks at people that are successful at losing weight and more importantly keeping it off, concentrate on changing your eating habits. Reduce the sweets but don't fully eliminate. Increase vegetables and less fast food. Don't forget to include exercise regimen, any kind including walking. ...Read more

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What's a list of healthy foods to eat when I'm on a diet?

What's a list of healthy foods to eat when I'm on a diet?

See below: Any fresh fruit, any fresh vegetable, any legume or bean, any whole grain that isn't processed. Lean cuts of meat, chicken and turkey without the skin. Eggs and low fat dairy products. Healthy fish include salmon, fresh tuna, mackerel, and sardines. Nuts (unsalted) are also healthy. ...Read more

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Hi I need a list of carbs to know what foods cut in my diet thanks?

Hi I need a list of carbs to know what foods cut in my diet thanks?

Google carbohydrates: Carbohydrates are good sources of energy, but they are easy to overdo! Healthy carbohydrates include whole grain bread and cereals like oatmeal. Less healthy carbs include cakes, cookies, candy - you get the point: sugar is a carbohydrate! alcohol is a carbohydrate. You may want to limit your carbs to the healthier ones and try to reduce your intake of sugary junk food. Good luck. ...Read more

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Wanted to know where can I find a list of foods that someone can have on a renal diet?

Wanted to know where can I find a list of foods that someone can have on a renal diet?

Kidney. Org: There are many websites where you can find that information. The national kidney foundation at www. Kidney. Org has a section on diet for kidney disease. You can also check out davita. Com and talk to your nephrologist about dietary recommendations! ...Read more

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Could you give me some examples of low roughage foods and then a list of clear liquid diet foods?

Could you give me some examples of low roughage foods and then a list of clear liquid diet foods?

Ok......: You cannot stay on a clear liquid diet for enough time to have it lower weight. You CAN increase water/flavored water at the expense of less food (like rehydrating after exercise) and that is reasonable.
http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/healthy-lifestyle/nutrition-and-healthy-eating/in-depth/low-fiber-diet/art-20048511 ...Read more

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Are pickles on the Atkins diet list of unlimited foods to eat?

Are pickles on the Atkins diet list of unlimited foods to eat?

Check web-site: I don't have info on the atkins diet, since I don't find it of any use. Check w/a registered dietitian and get support from weight watchers or other quality programs. Eat less and exercise more. It's the only way. ...Read more

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Where can I find shopping list for foods for weight loss diet?

Where can I find shopping list for foods for weight loss diet?

GO TO THE: Vegetables, whole grains and fruit aisles at your local grocery store. Add a good, low fat protein source and you are done shopping! ...Read more

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What is a recommended diet including supplements for managing scoliosis, and the pain? Would love a list of foods to eat to help in grocery shopping

What is a recommended diet including supplements for managing scoliosis, and the pain? Would love a list of foods to eat to help in grocery shopping

Multivitamins: While there is no specific diet for scoliosis, a multivitamin would provide the appropriate supplement to a diet rich in fruits, vegetables & calcium sources. Your doctor should check that calcium, manganese, vitamin D and vitamin C and E levels are normal. Hence a multivitamin recommendation. Next weight bearing exercise such as walking up to 10000 steps, light jogging, aerobic ex or a class are wise ...Read more

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Wanted to know where can I find a list of foods for a low carb, low fat diet?

Wanted to know where can I find a list of foods for a low carb, low fat diet?

See below: I would suggest you to go to our website, www. Weighstation. Net. For a list of recipes and other helps when it comes to low-carb dieting. Low-fat diet works because you lower your caloric intake. That's about it. However, low-carb dieting has been shown to lower the inflammatory response of carbohydrates and fat. Much of this information can be gotten from dr. Eric westman textbook on obesity. ...Read more

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What are high oxalate containing foods one can avoid to reduce calcium oxalate stones in my kidneys? Plz send me list to avoid such food in my diet

What are high oxalate containing foods one can avoid to reduce calcium oxalate stones in my kidneys? Plz send me list to avoid such food in my diet

Oxalate: Although many foods contain oxalate, only nine foods are believed to increase importantly in the urine and then promote kidney stone formation. They are: beets, spinach, rhubarb, strawberries, nuts, chocolate, tea, wheat bran, and all dry beans (fresh, canned, or cooked), excluding lima and green beans. It is best to avoid these foods. Drinking 3 to 4 liters per day of fluid is essential. ...Read more

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My friend had high fat low carb diet and omit wheat, rice, sugar oat and all other cereals from food list. Is it safe? M indian n can"t forego wheat.

My friend had high fat low carb diet and omit wheat, rice, sugar oat and all other cereals from food list. Is it safe? M indian n can"t forego wheat.

Fad diet: This "pop" diet -- despite the elaborate "scientific theory" presented by its proponents -- probably works like most of the other diet fads by limiting food choices. It's your friend's business; I trust this person will use appropriate, cost-effective supplements as needed if it's too restrictive. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Nutrition (Definition)

Nutrition is the synergistic combination of nutrients found in food and water that allows the human body to perform all essential ...Read more