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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

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Diet (Definition)

Diet is a four letter word implying temporary measures with few good permanent results. I believe instead in 'healthy lifestyle changes' that may produce results more slowly ...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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What is a good diet menu?

What is a good diet menu?

ADA Diet: The american diabetic association has wonderful resources. They use 'food exchanges' to monitor calorie intake. In my 20+ years of practice I have found weight watchers produces the best long term outcomes for my patients using a 'points symstem'. We all struggle with this: even doctors! ...Read more

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I need a fluid restricted diet menu from morning to evening?

I need a fluid restricted diet menu from morning to evening?

Measure every drink: Just need to measure each and every drink and limit the total intake to amount of fluid restriction. Depending upon the condition requiring fluid restriction, it is better to restrict salt as well. It is not usually necessary to look at water content of every solid food but need to watch for fruits like watermelon. ...Read more

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What is a good sample diet menu if you have gastroparesis?

What is a good sample diet menu if you have gastroparesis?

Low fiber: Small frequent meals of low fiber consistency. Avoid a lot of roughage, such as salad and fresh fruit. Vegetables should be cooked, not raw. ...Read more

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Can you give me an example of a diet menu to regulate period ?

Birth control: See your physician and they can prescribe birth control which regulates periods beautifully. You do not have to be sexually active to go on birth control. As far as diet make sure to eat a well balanced and healthy diet. Drink plenty of fluids about 8 glasses of water a day. Get 7-8 hours of sleep per day and regular exercise. Also take a multivitamin every morning. ...Read more

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I need to learn how to control my appetite, but have no time for extensive diet and menu planning. Any quick tips?

I need to learn how to control my appetite, but have no time for extensive diet and menu planning. Any quick tips?

Control: Eat more fruits and veggies. Avoid red meats, all fast food and only eat complex carbs. With all of this portion control needs to be instituted as well. ...Read more

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What are the foods needs to avoid to keep control blood sugar level and please give me diet menu?

What are the foods needs to avoid to keep control blood sugar level and please give me diet menu?

Avoid eating sweets: Foods with high sugar in them are to be avoided. If you can exercise daily and bring your weight to the normal range for your height, you will lower your blood sugar. Eat less and exercise more, besides avoiding sweet foods and sweet drinks. ...Read more