No need to eat strange and miraculous ingredients to lose weight. Correctly uses Zone “medicine” the most important and most effective given to us by nature – food.
Zone diet principles
“It’s a healthy food diet, with a careful distribution of calories, 40% carbohydrate, 30% protein, 30% fat. “It is a diet so low in carbs (low carb), the assumption that they are necessary as an energy source, but be transformed by excess insulin in fat deposits”.
To enjoy the benefits of Zone diet is necessary to follow some simple rules:
1. Respect carbohydrate-protein-fat balance!
Each meal should contain a sufficient amount of carbohydrates (40%), an adequate amount of protein (30%) and a moderate amount of fat (30%).
2. Opt for natural, healthy food!
The key to a healthy life is the consumption of foods rich in nutrients: vitamins, minerals, fiber, etc.. This involves eating plenty of fruits and vegetables, fish, white meat and dairy products with less fat.
3. Share food needs throughout the day!
To have an enviable figure is necessary to go a balanced life in terms of food. Therefore three major meals and two snacks during the day. Take care of the amount of food you eat every day, portions should be small and dense.
4. Do sports!
No diet does not help you lose weight if not accompanied by movement and Zone diet is no exception. Procedure was successfully completed several Hollywood stars including Demi Moore and Sarah Jessica Parker, Renee Zellweger, Jennifer Aniston. Throughout the procedure, she practiced fitness and went to swim at least three times a week.
5. Consume 2.5 to 3 liters of water daily!
Who can follow it?
According to the expert is allowed to healthy people as well as patients with diabetes or cardiovascular disease, after preliminary investigation and control specialist. By eating low GI foods may be beneficial in preventing type 2 diabetes. Like any diet, should be customized according to weight, age, physical activity, as well as food preferences.