Actionable Insights for Lifelong Metabolic Wellness

Vacations Can Help You Live Longer — Here’s Why

Like it or not, humans need rest. Every cell in your body is genetically programmed for activity and rest on a 24-hour circadian cycle, and no amount of “hacking” will keep you healthy if you deviate from that pattern for too long. Of course, we want to be productive! We need to earn an income…

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How to Leverage Sleep for Longevity

Everyone sleeps. It’s a basic need, like food, water, and movement, all of which are essential to life, health, and well-being. During sleep, your body focuses on recovery and repair, which requires a distinct metabolic state that is different from waking hours.  Unfortunately not everyone gets enough consistent, good-quality sleep. Impaired sleep, which dramatically increases…

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Does BMI Determine Longevity?

BMI, or body mass index, is at its core, a health-screening tool. With simple inputs of height and weight, this tool has been used for decades as a quick indicator of physical health and, importantly, risk of chronic disease. We know from data on people who live to be 100 or older that one of…

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A man bikes as a way to practice zone 2 exercise.

The Science Behind Zone 2 Exercise

We all know “exercise is good for us.” But when it comes to what kind of exercise to prioritize, advice runs the gamut. (There are a lot of options!) Fortunately, we have science to guide us. Exercise science research suggests that zone 2 exercise is one of the best forms of exercise you can do…

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The Science Behind Food Cravings

We’ve all felt them, and we’ve all given in to them at some point. But, despite their common occurrence, food cravings can be a tricky puzzle to solve. Do we, for example, acquiesce to the beckonings of the taco truck down the street? Or do we keep walking forward with a brave face, unscathed by…

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An Introduction to Mindful Eating

Many of us lead busy, fast-paced lives. As our endless to-do lists pile up, it can be hard to set aside time for a meal, let alone nurture a healthy relationship with food. Mindful eating — or the practice of being fully attentive to food and the eating experience as a whole — can be a…

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Zero 101

Whether you want to maintain a healthy weight, boost energy levels, or improve mental clarity, you’ve come to the right place. Zero has the science-backed tools and resources you need to form healthy habits, improve metabolic wellbeing, and extend your longevity.  Here’s what you need to know to get started. Getting Started As a new…

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Zero Fasting Is Now Zero Longevity Science

From the start, Zero has helped you tap into the power of fasting to improve your health and lengthen your life. As such, we wouldn’t blame you for thinking of us as “Zero Fasting” — particularly if you’ve followed us on social at @zerofasting. But we’ve heard from many of you — and we share…

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5 Practical Habits for Longevity

If you want to live longer, look no further than your daily habits. What (and when) we eat, how much we move, and the environment we surround ourselves in play critical roles in our overall longevity and quality of life. To extend your lifespan — and the amount of time you have to enjoy it…

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10 Ways Daily Movement Benefits You

We all know physical activity is important, but many of us struggle to get our daily dose of movement. In fact, according to a recent report by the CDC, as many as 25% of U.S. adults are not active enough to protect their health — in practical terms, that’s around 150 to 300 minutes of…

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