Zone Food Blocks – The Most Precise Way To Get You In The Zone
The Zone Diet is based upon having the right balance of three macronutrients – protein, carbohydrate, and fat – at every meal and snack. This allows you to reach the desired health benefits that come from being in the Zone. Zone Food Blocks are simply a measurement used to define how much of these macronutrients you should be eating throughout the day. Each Zone Food Block consists of one block of protein, one block of carbohydrate and one block of fat. To get the desired balance your goal should be to have a 1:1:1 ratio of protein, carbohydrate, and fat blocks at every meal and snack. The average female eats 11 blocks each day and the average male 14 blocks each day.
What Does One Block Look Like?
9 grams (total carbohydrate minus fiber)
1.5 grams (if you use animal protein at a meal)
or 3 grams of fat (if your protein source is vegetarian)