The Zone Diet

>> Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Created by Dr Barry Sears,Ph.D., The Zone diet focus on insulin control.Nutrients are consumed at percentage of 40 percent carb,30 percent protein and 30 percent fat each day.There is no induction phase,however you may eventually add more fat once you have reached your target weight to prevent you from losing any more.

Sample Diet Daily

Breakfast: Four eggs with one yolk,a 1/2 grape fruit and a cup of black coffee or tea without sugar
Lunch : Lean chicken breast cooked in olive oil,one cup of broccoli and salad with balsamic vinegar and olive dressing.
Dinner : Salmon,one cup of asparagus and a salad with balsamic vinegar and olive dressing.

You can learn more about these diets by visiting your local book store.You might not want to go all out and jump into one of these low carb diets,but it could not hurt to make your snacks lower
in carb many food companies now make snacks specifically for those looking for low carb option.Just check out some of the companies that make these goodies in the side bar within this article.


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