The Zone diet does not conceive of food as a calorie vehicle (so does not count calories) but rather as a sort of drug that affects hormone levels and certain parts of the brain. The Zone diet program is principally concerned with the body's usage of these hormones and how macro nutrients affect the brain.
Zone diet delivery is a program in which three meals and two snacks are sent to a person's home for as many days as purchased. Composed of 40% carbohydrate, 30% fat and 30% protein, the meals are prepackaged with an id number so participants in the Zone diet system eat the right meal on the right day. The Zone diet program suggests that its Zone diet food is a healthy choice for individuals with high cholesterol and diabetes.
The Zone diet offers an internet updated newsletter, Zone diet recipes and special offers on Zone products. An internet Zone cook book is also available and teaches Zone diet participants who to prepare their own low carb, low sugar food.
Before considering any diet or exercise regiment, it is important to consult a doctor.