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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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What's the best diet chart/plan to reduce 7 to 8 kgs in a month or so..for someone who's 5'3 ..63 kgs?? Complete food chart..Does gm diet plan work??

What's the best diet chart/plan to reduce 7 to 8 kgs in a month or so..for someone who's 5'3 ..63 kgs?? Complete food chart..Does gm diet plan work??

Diet suggestions: AAKP.com Nutrition Counter is excellent. Eat low salt, no saturated fat, low cholesterol, 7 servings of colored fruit and vegetables daily. No bread, pasta, sugar. Only very lean animal protein (4 - 5 oz per day of fish, poultry, egg white best). No fried food. Don't smoke. Drink 3 liters unsugared fuid per day. Exercise twice daily. Aim for 1400 cal per day. 50 gm protein. No carb after 8 pm. ...Read more

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Best foods to take while trying to conceive or diet plan for conceiving.

Best foods to take while trying to conceive or diet plan for conceiving.

Balanced diet: The proper balance of fat, mostly vegetable, carbohydrates, complex type from fruits and proteins should do just fine. Avoid caffeine, alcohol and get a Folic Acid (1mg. Daily) supplement. Consult your physician for a complete list. ...Read more

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Please suggest me foods which are non-allergenic as well as low glycemic(both qualities together, e.G. Chicken) for a whole day diet plan.Please help.

Please suggest me foods which are non-allergenic as well as low glycemic(both qualities together, e.G. Chicken) for a whole day diet plan.Please help.

Individual needs: The most common foods causing sensitivities are wheat, corn, soy, eggs, dairy, peanuts, and tree nuts -- but you as an individual might react to any or none of these. A holistic or integrative physician can help you with a food elimination diet ; lab testing to learn your sensitivities. After this, a nutritionist will be able to help you develop a personalized food plan that works. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is there a specific diet / food plan that would be recommended for someone diagnosed with small airway disease / asthma? If so, what is it?

Is there a specific diet / food plan that would be recommended for someone diagnosed with small airway disease / asthma? If so, what is it?

Food's not the key: The stuff you see on the internet about this-or-that food or 'super-food' being very good/bad for this particular disease is almost all made up as entertainment. Eat sensibly and manage your disease carefully as your physician directs. ...Read more

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