Happy Hearts

Valentine’s Day is almost 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…

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Top 4 Smart Swaps to Make this Thanksgiving

Let’s be real, sometimes we just need to give ourselves permission to go ham on a plate of turkey. If there’s anytime it’s appropriate to indulge, it’s Thanksgiving. And why not? Even regular fasters need plenty of food to stay healthy: we need fat to replenish and rebuild our cell membranes, we need amino acids…

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Coffee VS Green Tea

Sipping on your morning beverage? Here’s what you need to know about the respective benefits of having coffee or green tea during your fast. ☕️ Black Coffee: a fasting favorite for many. Known to help reduce hunger and increase energy, sipping on a cup of joe is a no-brainer for lots of Zero fasters. A…

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Hydration 101

Sure, you know hydration is important, but do you know how to hydrate properly for your unique needs? And do you know how to modify your hydration routine when fasting? Water is an essential nutrient—meaning it’s needed for a variety of functions throughout the body like temperature regulation, waste removal, protection of tissues and joints,…

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7 Simple Snack Swaps You Should Make

That’s right, we said the S word…snack. It’s a polarizing term, we know. Fasting is a tool used by many in the Zero community to avoid any type of mindless grazing outside of an eating window or dedicated meal, and that’s great! That being said, we have to acknowledge that no one’s eating behavior is…

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Optimizing Your Food Environment

With more time spent at home, the environment that we create in our kitchen and pantries is more important than ever. Willpower and motivation to make healthy nutrition choices can only go so far. At some point, we all become vulnerable to our environment and the easy, tempting choices that surround us. Hey, no one…

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Improving Your Sleep

Sleep is an incredibly powerful and essential function of life, providing an almost unlimited number of benefits ranging from maintaining the immune system, regulating metabolism/a healthy weight, cognitive function and reduction in chronic disease. However, with the current shifts in our daily lifestyle, it’s easy for sleep patterns to be disrupted. Many of us are…

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