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Keeping Up With ProZone – June 2021

Carol’s Corner The Zone vs. Alternative Diets   There is a lot of interest in alternative diets such as paleo & keto (which used to be called the Atkins diet). The other one that many people are intrigued by is intermittent fasting, either the 5/2 diet or variations on that such as the one below that Kevin tried. Kevin and I first started eating in the Zone about 24 years ago. The science behind eating this way, as developed by Dr. Barry Sears, made a lot of sense to us and we both ended up with very positive benefits. Kevin

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Obesity Epidemic

There was an excellent article in the DomPost on Monday (April 6) outlining how obesity is now a bigger problem than hunger in the world.  This is a terrifying scenario and has serious consequences for the global economy. According to the Global Burden of Disease Study published in the Lancet nearly 30 percent of the world’s population is overweight or obese.  That is nearly two and a half times more than the number of people who are undernourished.  It is estimated that if the current trend continues, that almost half of the world’s population will be overweight by 2030. The burden on the

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Hi Carol I’m on day 6 of The Zone and feeling soooooo much better than I was. I’m having berries / low fat milk / almonds / protein powder smoothies for breakfast.  1/2 zone bar for each of my three snacks (they are SO yummy).  Fish, a ton of salad veges, avocado / black olives for my lunch and evening meals.  It’s all really easy and I’m never hungry and I’ve already lost that tired / heavy / bloated feeling.  Henry (the dog) is getting longer brisker walks too. I must say that I got a shock when I read

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When Weight Loss Stops

Weight loss can be tricky.  Sometimes, even when you’re doing all the right things, weight loss can come to a screeching halt.   This can happen for a number of reasons, but, more often than not, it’s comes down to something that requires a serious lifestyle change to fix. Here are 5 of the most common, yet not-so-obvious reasons you’re not losing weight, plus some tried-and-true.   1. You’re Stressed “Stress is the silent killer.” This is especially true when it comes to weight loss. Stress releases cortisol (often simply referred to as “the stress hormone”)—and in today’s society, excessively high

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