Zone Diet

The Zone diet is a diet popularized in books by Barry Sears. It advocates “hormonal thinking” instead of caloric thinking as an approach to eating. It is not a weight-loss “diet” (though it can be used quite successfully for that purpose); rather it is a way of eating the intake of food that produces the

South Beach Diet

The South Beach diet, developed by Miami, Florida-area cardiologist Arthur Agatston, emphasizes the consumption of “good carbs” and “good fats.” Dr. Agatston developed this diet for his cardiac patients based upon his study of scientific dieting research. The diet first appeared in a book of the same name published by Rodale Press.The South Beach diet

Sonoma Diet

The Sonoma Diet emphasizes food enjoyment, focusing on 10 nutrient-rich power foods. With a nutrition and culinary background, author Connie Guttersen, Ph.D., R.D., focuses on portion control, balance and flavor. A registered dietitian, culinary professional and nutrition consultant to the Culinary Institute of America, Connie Guttersen spent 10 years counseling patients in weight management. In