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Keeping Up With ProZone – February 2019

Carol’s Corner  Happy New Year everyone.  It’s scary to think that it’s already halfway through February, but we’ve been enjoying such a lovely summer the time has just gone.   We spent almost 6 weeks at our beach place, apart from the odd trip home to pack parcels and sort a few things, during which we’ve enjoyed lovely walks on the beach for an hour early every morning.  I take bags and pick up rubbish on the beach which is mostly relatively clean. Apart from bits of plastic, rope, dirty nappies, and lolly papers, we also found several pairs of perfectly
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Keeping Up With ProZone – Christmas 2018

        From all of us here at ProZone, we’d like to wish you, your family and your friends a very Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! It’s hard to believe that it’s “that” time of the year again. It’s been a year full of ups and downs for me, so I’m looking forward to a break,and a fresh start in the New Year. I never worry about my nutrition, even over the holidays, as I always eat in the Zone. However, I understand Christmas can make it difficult for some to stay in the Zone, so I’ve included some tips
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Keeping Up With ProZone – November 2018

Carol’s Corner  Firstly, my apologies for being out of touch for so long.  My sister, Marion, died from an aggressive brain tumour after only 4 months.  I spent a considerable amount of that time with her in Australia where she had lived for 40 years.  She was my only sibling and we had worked together at Wellington hospital in the 1970’s, so it has been a very difficult time.  I was with her at the end which was relatively quick and peaceful, and she never suffered any pain.   Happy Anniversary to ProZone It is 20 years this month that
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Keeping Up With ProZone – August 2018

Carol’s Corner  Seeing this is ProZone’s 20 year anniversary, we are putting in some of our articles from past newsletters. As Rachel Hunter said in the infamous advertisement for hair products, “it won’t happen overnight, but it will happen”,  the same can be said for weight loss.  A lot of people are hung up on weight loss and weigh themselves religiously every morning, getting upset if they put on a few hundred grams and probably rewarding themselves by eating a bit more, as if they had lost a few hundred grams. We had a client who went from a size 16
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Keeping Up With ProZone – July 2018

  Carol’s Corner  Tree Planting Recently our Rotary club joined with Wellington City Council and some locals to plant 320 trees on Mt Victoria. We were lucky with the weather on a lovely Sunday morning. Rotary has a project to plant trees all around the world – at least one for every member of Rotary (over 1.3 million members). It was a very rewarding exercise, and afterwards we had a lovely shared barbecue cooked by the local neighbours. It was very easy to “Zone” the lunch, with lovely beef steak and magnificent salads – I just avoided the bread and potatoes.
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ProZone Protein Powder & Alternatives

Protein Powder There are all sorts of protein powders available out there.  At ProZone we pride ourselves on only selling top quality products. ProZone Protein powder now sports our lovely new branding thanks to the talented team at Creative Mouse Design.  ProZone Protein powder is purely casein based, lightly vanilla flavoured and slightly sweetened with stevia.  Calcium caseinate is digested more slowly than whey protein which makes it perfect for the Zone. It is ideal for use in smoothies, shakes and porridge and I add a scoop to the mixture when I make my yogurt which gives it a nice vanilla flavour.  $75
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Handy Hint: Water Drops

Water Drops I always start my day off every morning with a lemon squeezed in hot water. We recommend that our clients drink plenty of water but some people don’t like drinking plain water. If you want to add a bit of flavour to your water and don’t have any lemons available, you can buy water drops in various flavours including lemon lime and strawberry.  These are slightly sweetened with stevia and you only need a few drops in a glass to make it taste good.  You could also put it in hot water instead of tea for a change. They
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PureFit Bars

ProZone is very happy to announce it is now the New Zealand distributor of PureFit® bars.  Our first shipment has landed and is flying out the door. We have seven delicious flavours including the new Peanut Butter Toffee Crunch and I am happy to supply boxes mixed with all flavours or just your favourites if you specify them when you place your order. Go to our shop and order online now or, if you are in Wellington, pop into the office to collect them.  Please text or phone first to make sure that I am in the office. The bars are
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Health and Wellness Diary now available

ProZone, Wild Haggis and Move Well Live Well have collaborated on a new Health & Wellness diary. Each expert has put their wisdom into this diary to help you stay on track nutritionally, mentally & physically.  It is a logbook aimed at athletes but can be used by anybody who wants to make a change and be healthy and well.  It will help by keeping you accountable for your what you eat and your actions as well as giving practical advice about balancing food in the Zone and gentle movement to make you more flexible, stronger and aware of your body. Only $12 each available
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Fish Oil debate

Following the release last week of a study carried out by the University of Auckland Liggins Institute that found many fish oils on the market contain a third less omega-3 fatty acids than claimed on the label, I want to reassure my customers that the See Yourself Well (SYW) Omega-3 sold by ProZone is certified to the highest standards for fish oil quality in the world, the International Fish Oil Standard (IFOS) 5 star rating.  This is the highest quality IFOS rating whose certification guarantees the safety of SYW fish oil and assures you that you cannot get a higher
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BlockBuilder

I recently heard from a client who doesn’t live in Wellington and I hadn’t spoken to for several years.  She is a diabetic and has struggled to control it.  She finally decided to buy a BlockBuilder and this is her response: “Hello Carol, parcel arrived this morning…have had a good look at the Block Builder..,…and it seems to be completely idiot proof!!! I kick started myself Zoning 100% this Monday…yes, only on Day 3 as I write….blood sugars in normal range ALL day. Insulin doses lessened remarkably, losing 1kg a day so far, that can slow down, as I don’t
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“Healthy” Snack Bars

Consumer has tested and commented on 35 snack bars sold in New Zealand.  it quite rightly says that most are high in sugar and saturated fats and are unhealthy. Consumer used the new health star rating system which has been introduced by the government.  It is a label on the front of the pack which gives consumers an “at a glance” guide to the nutrition value of food with five stars being the healthiest and one star being the most unhealthy.  Nine of the 35 bars received 3 stars or more with only four bars gaining four stars or more.
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Supplement Specials

Some exciting specials on some of our top quality brand See Yourself Well products: CoQ10 for your heart health  now $30 (usually $38)   ORAC Premium High-Potency Liquid Multi-Vitamin & Mineral Supplement  now $55 (usually $65)   High Potency Formula Anti-oxidant, Multi-vitamin and Mineral Formula  now $37 (usually $45)   Specials available while stocks last.
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Krill Oil Special

All Krill oil is on special for $55, save $10 a bottle.  This product is up to its use by date but is perfectly safe to keep using. Krill oil is available with CLA which supports lean body mass and helps reduce fat or with Evening Primrose Oil which is especially formulated for women. Krill is a highly renewable resource with the annual catch being strictly regulated by the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR).  It contains a powerful antioxidant called Astaxanthin.  It may be beneficial in cardiovascular, immune, inflammatory and neurodegenerative diseases. Go to the shop
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Holiday Travel Tips

Zone bars are very handy to have on hand when travelling by car, bus, boat, plane or train. For bush walking or on other walks they are small and light to carry, provide good nutrition and help keep up energy levels, the only extra you need carry is water. Several years ago we easily did the Tongariro Crossing in 5 hours on just 1½ bars each for breakfast before setting out and 1 bar each for lunch on the walk. I also find it handy to keep one in my handbag for when I get peckish or everyone else is
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New Products

It is with great excitement that we announce the arrival of some new products from Nutratec in Canada who are our Fish Oil suppliers. SYW CoQ10                      supports cardiovascular health promotes physical energy & stamina fights free-radical damage throughout the body promotes immune & cellular health supports normal blood pressure levels helps reduce the normal signs of aging $38 for 60 capsules   SYW High Potency Formula is a unique blend of antioxidant nutrients, vitamins & minerals designed to provide protection from free radical damage caused by again in both men & women.  High Potency Formula also helps to enhance memory
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Two Exciting Specials!!

Two exciting specials available:   Granola Crunch PureFit Bars up to their use by date but still good to eat.  Only $40 a box while stocks last.   SYW Omega-3 Liquid half the strength of our regular liquid fish oil but the best value for money per dose at only $77 a bottle.   If you have never ordered from the shop before you need to register once and set up a Paypal account.  Just follow the instructions.
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“Healthy Drinks”

There was an article in the DomPost on Saturday about so-called healthy drinks.  It opens with “Fruit juices and smoothies represent a new risk to our health because of the amount of sugar the apparently healthy drinks contain”. While there is very little dispute over the amount of sugar and dangers in soft drinks it is enlightening that so called “healthy drinks” are finally being recognized for what they are.  A glass of freshly squeezed orange juice may contain up to 6 oranges or 12 blocks of carbohydrate.  I have had people come to see me who say “I have
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Protein Powder

ProZone Protein powder is made specifically for ProZone from casein , not whey, so is not involved in the scare over contaminated protein. Protein powder is a wonderful source of protein for making quick easy snacks/meals like smoothies and porridge.  ProZone protein is 91% pure protein and is still on special at $75 a kilo.  Go to the shop to order it now.
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Emergency Supplies

All the earthquakes in Wellington today make you think about being prepared for the “big one”.  How about putting some PureFit™ bars in your emergency kit?  They are a perfectly balanced ready meal, that don’t take up much room and won’t melt all for less than the price of a cup of coffee.  Go to the shop to order now.
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