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Old 08-02-2007, 07:06 PM   #1
Mike Griffith
Member Mike Griffith is offline
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Denver  Colorado
Posts: 81
I just saw this on the Zone website and thought it might be of some help for those getting started or who think the blocks and measuring too confusing.

Zone meals without measuring
For those who think ithe Zone is too confusing, this chart shows it really is as simple as 1-2-3! With a little practice and desire on your part, the Zone concepts of balance and moderation quickly become automatic and the benefits immediate. In no time, what you put on your plate will be as automatic as looking both ways to cross the street.

1. A typical protein serving fits in the palm of your hand and is no thicker. For most females, this equals 3 oz. of protein, and for most males 4 oz. (Zone snacks usually contain 1 oz. pf protein for both women and men). At first a kitchen scale may be useful to measure the protein which you can soon eyeball at home, restaurants, or on the go.

2. Fill the remainder of your plate with vegetables and some fruits.

3. Don't forget to add a small amount of monounsaturated fat (i.e. olive oil).
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