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The Zone Diet?

The Zone Diet was created over a decade ago by Dr. Barry Sears. He was concerned about his family history of heart disease, and determined that what you eat, and how you eat it, can prevent heart disease and diabetes. The Zone diet was published as a book, and became popular with Celebrities as well as other fitness-conscious people.

Following the Zone Diet may not be simple (that's why we created FormulaZone - but it's powerful. It not only helps you lose those extra pounds, it also works well to help you stay fit and healthy.

40-30-30 Balanced Nutrition

40-30-30

Zone Diet Science

The Zone diet is based on a simple principle of getting your calories from each meal in the right balance. The Zone diet advocates 40% of your calories come from low glycemic carbohydrates, 30% from protein, and 30% from fat. While that may seem complicated, we've made following The Zone Diet simple. Not only do you have many tools at your fingertips, we also give you over 3,580 Zone Diet Recipes to choose from.

Zone Diet Benefits

The Zone diet has a long list of benefits. Here's just a few:

The Zone Diet on FormulaZone

We love the Zone Diet. We've been fans for over sixteen years now. And The Zone Diet has made it much easier for us to maintain a fit, healthy lifestyle. So, we created FormulaZone to make it easy to follow the Zone Diet, and decided to share it with you.

Following the Zone Diet

Ever read the nutritional label on a food, like the one below?

Nutrition Facts

1 Servings per container

Serving size 1 bar (55g)

  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories 210
  • % Daily Value*
  • Total Fat 6g 9%
  • Saturated Fat 3.5g 18%
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 5mg 2%
  • Sodium 150mg 6%
  • Potassium 190mg 5%
  • Total Carbohydrate 23g 8%
  • Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
  • Sugars 14g
  • Includes 10g Added Sugars 20%
  • Protein 15g
Total Fat 6g Total Carbohydrate 23g Protein 16g

Carbohydrates

23 grams of carbs

x 4 calories per gram

= 92 carb calories

÷ 210 total calories

=45%calories from carbs

Carb Target:40%

Protein

15 grams of protein

x 4 calories per gram

= 60 protein calories

÷ 210 total calories

=29%calories from protein

Protein Target:30%

Fat

6 grams of fat

x 9 calories per gram

= 54 fat calories

÷ 210 total calories

=26%calories from fat

Fat Target:30%

FormulaZone has this information for literally thousands of ingredients. And, for thousands of recipes.

Which makes it easy for you to use the Zone Recipe Builder to create your own Zone Diet recipes. When you use the recipe builder, you see a running total of the nutritional balance, the calorie count, and even a warning if your recipe is in danger of becoming high glycemic.

This makes it super easy to play with your recipe (yes, we let you play with your food!) Quickly see "what if", choosing ingredients, side dishes, even desserts until you've created a fully balanced meal.

FREE ZONE PROFILE

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