Doctors often tell their patients to follow a strict medical diet to help treat existing conditions. Two well-known diets are the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) and the Joslin Diabetes Foundation diet. Here we compare both of these medically validated dietary programs to The Zone Diet®. Both The Zone Diet and the Joslin dietary recommendations have… Read more »
How we choose to nourish our body on the inside will strongly affect how we appear on the outside. The visible signs of aging are often the first ones we’ll experience before we actually feel the physical effects of getting older. Here we’ll talk about the most common signs of aging, what is happening under… Read more »
by Lisa Zeigel So you want to have fun this summer and don’t want to spend your free time exercising? Newsflash: there are many activities you can participate in to help you stay fit while enjoying the summer! Here are our tips for having fun and staying fit! 1. Find a Fitness Trail or Parcourse Looking… Read more »
by Kristin Sears What do scorching temperatures, no school, and a slower workload all have in common? They’re all great reasons to book a much-needed vacation. But while the prospect of travel sounds alluring, the jet lag associated with it is not. You can, however, minimize the effects of jet lag so you can maximize… Read more »
Elite athletes live in a world of constant inflammation by choice. It comes from the intensity of the training needed to be the “best of the best”. However, the inflammation caused by that intense training increases the amount of time needed for recovery so that they can go out and train again. Perhaps no other… Read more »
That’s right. These delicious little berries are rich in polyphenols which are known for their antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and anti-aging benefits. We’re sharing a few of our favorite Zone-friendly strawberry recipes to try this summer and a few tips to help you and your family pick out the best berries at your local farm or grocery… Read more »
After much travel, Dr. Barry Sears celebrated his 70th birthday with family, friends and colleagues! If you were to look at his travel schedule and recent speaking engagements, you might just think he found the fountain of youth. Ask him his secret and he would tell you that he is defying his genes using the… Read more »
Nobody needs an excuse to eat chocolate – especially when studies validate its health benefits. It tastes like a win-win for chocolate lovers. The health benefits of chocolate have been known for more than a thousand years. More recent studies link its consumption to improved cardiovascular health, increased cognition and even anti-aging benefits.
Two primary reasons people do not exercise are lack of time and not having access to facilities. Businesses can help make this easy be enabling wellness start in the workplace, and by making participation easy. Here’s how you can benefit, and get a program started in your workplace.
Here are four benefits of being in the Zone, beyond losing weight, to reinvigorate your efforts all year long, including: slowing the aging process, eliminating hunger and fatigue, obtaining more focus and energy, and minimizing the risk of diabetes.