Zone Diet Plan
is the Zone Diet Plan?
Zone Diet is calculated meal plan based upon the following criteria:-
consideration is a person's gender, whether it be male or
person's Current level of daily activity.
current percentage of body fat.
zone diet is designed to include 30 percent of its calories from fat, 30 percent from protein and
40 percent from carbohydrates.
of your meals and snacks consumed during the day will follow this 30-30-40 ratio,
which causes your body to work within its peak performance 'zone' for maximum
weight loss and energy produced.
advantages of this diet.
achieve great weight loss with this system because of the low calorie intake.
At the same time you will be enjoying high protein foods like roasted
meats and beefsteaks.
a good version of this diet and it will include guided meal plans to steer
you into the 'zone.'
disadvantages of this diet.
1. Due to
the fact that this diet is very low in carbohydrates, your energy levels
can soon become depleted and you can feel quite tired.
This diet is also very low in fibre due to a very low starch level that
you would get from bread, pasta, and potatoes. Which in turn can deplete
some of your vitamins and minerals.
to work out how to calculate each meal or snack using the 30-30-40 ratio
can also be a time consuming task and often puts people off this kind of
long can you stay on this?
ever, providing that the plan has been worked out by a qualified nutritionist.
you can drink alcohol, in moderation of course.
Usually Caffeinated drinks are not permitted at all.
the planner usually consists of a variety of normal everyday
it is not, It relies quite highly on a variety of meats
the dietitians have to say about this diet:-
recommends an intake of fat, protein and carbohydrates in a ratio of
UK guidelines suggest that we should be
working towards a ratio of 15-35-50.
lot of folks have a difficult time trying to work out just what they should eat on this plan.
It is much better that you follow a plan where the calculations
have already been done for you by an expert.
author of this page about the Zone Diet Plan is Anthony George
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