The ‘Zone Diet’ is a diet program with a ‘40:30:30’
plan for carbohydrates, fats and proteins respectively. Along with weight loss,
the other health benefits of Zone Diet include improved health, greater energy
and better mental clarity.
Zone Diet helps lose fat and increases wellness by reducing cellular
inflammation that is the underlying cause of weight gain, acceleration of
chronic disease, and also the reason behind decreased physical, emotional, and
mental performance. The catch phrase of the Zone Diet is that it uses food as
the drug for ailments..
Diet was developed by Dr. Barry Sears.He studied the hormonal effects of food
and their effect on cellular inflammation. The diet has plenty of celebrity
affiliations with Madonna, Demi Moore and Jennifer Aniston swearing by the
results of this diet plan. Therefore, this diet has turned many heads in the
Zone Diet aims at eating foods, which control the body’s insulin production.
This means that that the dieter can lose weight without having to skip any meal
or snack. Instead the dieters have to keep a close watch on the calorie
consumption while eating - a meal should not exceed 500 calories and a snack
should not exceed 100 calories.
Zone Diet encourages eating foods such as fresh vegetables, fruits, leafy green
vegetables, sufficient proteins, monounsaturated fats and eight glasses of