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A Week in the Zone

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A national bestseller for more than three years in hardcover, The Zone has introduced millions of people worldwide to a breakthrough approach to dieting based on Novel Prize–winning scientific research. Treating food as the most powerful drug available, The Zone plan shows how food, when used unwisely, can be toxic. Used wisely however, it will take anyone into the Zone, a ...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published March 1st 2000 by Avon
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Chuck Engelhardt
Jul 25, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
“No one can honestly believe that Americans are healthier today than they were 20 years ago.” Dr. Barry Sears.

Anyone who knows me can testify that I am no health nut. I enjoy ice cream way too much, and have been known to over indulge in fatty foods like hamburgers, hot dogs, and potato chips. With that said, I am taking steps (baby steps) toward healthier decisions, virtually all fast food is in my past, I have switched my beverage choices to include less diet pop (that’s diet soda for you from
Jan 10, 2010 rated it it was amazing
changed my body and my life.
Apr 23, 2009 rated it it was ok
Shelves: non-fiction
This food plan is all about insulin and keeping your insulin production 'in the zone.' Dr. Sears claims - and cites research - that insulin is the culprit in weight gain and fat 'maintenance' and in many of the more serious health problems, like heart disease. I was kind of excited by this theory - at first. This is NOT a high protein diet and I am surprised that it calls it a low-carb diet on the cover, because it is actually high carb, since he counts the carbs in fruits and veggies and what t ...more
Vesa Ollilainen
Aug 19, 2016 rated it really liked it
Luin kirjan suomalaisen kännöksen: Zoneviikko. Opus on kansantajuisesti kirjoitettu niin, että zone-dieetin periaatteet ja käytännön ohjeet tulevat selkeästi ilmi. Itse asiassa kirjailija ei puhu dieetistä vaan pikemminkin elämäntavasta. Hän panottaa myös, ettei tarvitse olla tiukkapipoinen, vaan kun lipsumista on tapahtunut, "elämäntapaa" voidaan taas jatkaa. Hän tuo myös sen selvästi esille, että kysymys ei ole proteiinidieetistä, kuten Atkinsilla, vaan kullakin aterialla on rasvaa, proteiinia ...more
Another great read to help you understand your body, how you body works and what you can do to get your body to do what you want. The recipes are okay in this book but after you learn the concepts you can easily change your favorite recipes and make them zoned. I love zoned recipes because you feel satisfied for hours and you don't have the urges to snack all the time.
Thelawgoddess Turner
Nov 30, 2009 rated it did not like it
Recommended to Thelawgoddess by: John Frieh
A friend sent this to me as a source for nutrition information with regards to changing one's diet. I found it slightly useful, but I did not pay much heed to the actual "Zone" diet itself. Some of the information did supplement other reading and research I have been doing, but the book consists largely of recipes and information pertinent to the Zone diet.
Oct 23, 2008 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: everyone
Recommended to Loree by: Joshual Rosenthal
Dr. Sears dietary theories focus on low-carbohydrates to lose weight makes some reasonable recommendations. A sensible diet. His focus on disease prevention, blood sugar and insulin control and increasing longevity are worth considering.
Apr 01, 2011 rated it really liked it
Started, and finished today. Apparently THIS is how I am going to add back carbs into my diet after being without for 10 days. It makes sense.
May 08, 2012 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2012
Una manera sana y fácil de cambiar tu vida, con una regla básica de proteínas, carbohidratos y grasas ;)
Jonas Stephan Johnson
May 17, 2017 rated it it was amazing
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Good day all well this is i faith a good book through chronic hunger god blees really.
Sep 02, 2011 rated it really liked it
very useful
Jan 21, 2010 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: dad
The easy read on principles of the Zone diet
Feb 05, 2008 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I am at my best when I follow this plan.
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