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Zone Diet Frozen Meals
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
Yes: No doubt. (nutrients loss, chemicals involved in the process). ...Read more
Nothing magical: There's nothing magically added to a weight watcher's meal except they control the calories and portion size. Weight loss all comes down to calories in versus calories out. If you eat 10 frozen meals a day, it won't help. If you add a bunch of snacks in between and a soda or sugary drink, it won't help. But if this is included as part of an overall sensible diet, it can aid in weight loss. ...Read more
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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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: I'm not familiar with the frozen atkins meals. Most frozen meals are really not the best for you to consume. If you want to lose weight. The best way to do it is to learn how to eat for you. Find out what makes you fat. There's lots of great literature available. Gary taubes book is a good start.www.weighstation.net, you may contact our dietitian for some pointers. It's for free. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Non-diabetic, before meal blood sugar 90, 1hr peak 180, 2hr 140, 3hr 100. Am i safe from organ damage? Any lower carb diet would drop me to hypo zone.
Not so bad: If you mean like frozen vegetables-good idea, always in the house, don't wilt, go bad; plenty enough nutrition; much better than not eating it. If you mean like frozen entrees, less good; most are over salted, over fat, or not so tasty. Better to make your own in big enough portions and then freeze the extra for another meal or 2. ...Read more
Mark's Daily Apple: There are a lot of great sites on this topic but Mark's Daily Apple has some great articles and the recipes are really great as well. If you want a book recommendation I would recommend Gary Taubes "Why We Get Fat" first for a great foundation. Other great reads would be Grain Brain, Wheat Belly, Primal Blueprint, Deep Nutrition. Also watch Dr. Robert Lustig's Sugar: The Bitter Truth on youtube. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
About 30-40: It is recommended that our fat intake be 20-35% of our daily calorie intake--that translates into 45-75 grams of fat daily, depending on your total csalorie intake. So to follow a low fat diet you may consider about 30-40 grams of fat daily. To avoid gallbladder flare-ups I recommend avoiding cholesterol and fried foods ...Read more
It is: I use it in my practice for patients with gastrointestinal issues (in particular diarrhea predominant IBS) and my prediabetics to prevent progression to diabetes, and then my diabetic patients to prevent progression to requiring insulin shots, not to mention weight loss. Go for it. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I am an emdomorph on a kettogenic diet, the only carbs i hv in the week are 2 cheat meals per week, is this ok?
I need a good diet plan i just had a baby 8 months ago i'm 152 5'3 and want to be 135 i go to the gym 3x's a week what the best meal plan for me?
See below: Reduce your carbohydrates, increase your protein, drink plenty of water. Stay away from protein drinks.. You need to learn to eat correct.Cardio for 15 to 30 mins a day..See ww.Weighstation.Net for faq and diet plans that will help you..Read the newsletters for recipes see your md for follow up. ...Read more
Freezing is to mean turning liquid into solid form by lowering the temperature. Water begins to freeze at 32 degree f or 0 degree celsius. Freezing reduces the movement of the substance/object--solid. Also commonly used in daily communication--police says to a perpetraitor "freeze" and hopefully the bad boy/girl stays solid/still (just for fun :-)). Have ...Read more