Does Diet Soda Break Your Fast?

If something has zero calories, it must be ok to consume during your fasting window, right? Unfortunately for you diet soda lovers, that’s false! Calories aren’t the only fast-breaking culprits—other ingredients in these fizzy beverages can derail your fasting goals. Most diet sodas contain artificial sweeteners (e.g., aspartame, sucralose, saccharin and Ace-K), which have mixed…

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Which Sweeteners Break Your Fast?

Fasting can be tricky for anyone with a sweet tooth. For the extremely strict amongst us who want to get as much out of their fast as possible, it’s likely best to avoid sweeteners all together. Yes, even the ones without any calories.  But for those who have a specific goal in mind for their…

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Happy Heart Day

Valentine’s Day is upon us, but instead of diving into a heart-shaped box of chocolates (maybe later), we’re digging into some health science on the symbolic organ of the hour—your heart!  If your heart’s about to be overflowing with love, you’d better make sure it’s up for the challenge. So what exactly makes a healthy…

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Ultimate Healthy Habits Grand Prize Giveaway

Enter to win our healthy habits Grand Prize! Here’s what it includes: One ME OOLER Sleep System to improve your sleep One Oura ring to track your sleep One pair of Xero Shoes to help you stay on the move A signed copy of James Clear’s book, Atomic Habits A year’s supply of ketogenic-certified bars…

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Fitness and Fasting Q+A

When we think about building healthy habits, it’s normal for one of your first thoughts to be about hitting the gym. But as you’re building a fasting practice, is it safe and/or possible to keep working out? The short answer is likely yes. However, you shared lots of other questions with us on this topic,…

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Share Your #FastBreaker

There’s no better feeling than that first bite of food post-fast, so it made sense to make sharing that moment of joy even easier. Starting today, after ending a fast, you’ll have the option to share your #FastBreaker with the world (and show off info about the fast you just completed). Check out the steps…

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Nutrition in the New Year | Fast Breakers

You’re watching your timer, the seconds slowly ticking by, the circle inching closer to closed. Your fast is nearing its end and logically, you’re fantasizing over daydreams of french fries and apple pies. The moment arrives: your timer turns green and… what do you do? What you choose for your #FastBreaker meal is arguably your…

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What to Eat Before a Fast

We’re focused on “healthy habits” rather than resolutions in 2020. In addition to repetition (Start Your Timer Every Day!), another key to healthy habit forming is setting yourself up for success. Make your habit as easy, comfortable, and as drama-free as possible, and you’re more likely to repeat it. Since a successful fast often has…

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You Are What You Eat—Even While Sleeping

Written by Oura in partnership with Zero How you eat impacts how you sleep more than most people realize. Late night meals can affect the time it takes for you to fall asleep, your sleep efficiency, and how much REM or deep sleep you get. The reason is more evolution than strictly biology—it goes way…

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Start Your Year, Start Your Timer

It’s the time of year when millions decide to recommit to their health. The time when gym membership signups skyrocket, new diet plans are Googled, and sugar becomes a dirty word. While we’re all about a focus on health, we don’t think it should be limited to unrealistic plans that are focused on one month…

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