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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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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How to Hack Sugar Cravings

What are some good substitutes for a sweet tooth? Asked By: Shaina P. If you are fighting a sweet tooth, rest assured you are not alone! Scientists are increasingly aware of the drug-like effects of sugar consumption that keep us coming back for more. Removing “added sugars” is a good place to start when trying…

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Responsible Fasting Pillars

At Zero, we consider fasting an essential, lifelong habit. Like brushing your teeth or dimming the lights before bed, it’s a practice that can help you manage your weight, better your health, and improve both your immediate and future quality of life.  We’re committed to making the fasting habit accessible and achievable by providing guidance,…

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Can You Do a 16:8 Fast Every Day?

Yes, you can! Daily 16:8 time-restricted feeding (TRF) is safe to practice as long as you are acquiring the energy and nutrition that you need within your eating window; 8-hours is typically more than enough time to consume your daily energy/nutrition requirements. Exceptions apply to those who require longer eating windows in order to comfortably…

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Does Exercise Amplify the Benefits of Fasting?

How does exercise impact the progression of a fast? Asked By: Elliot K. The more you exercise, the more fuel you burn, and different types of exercise prioritize different fuels. So the volume and intensity of your training will definitely impact the speed at which you move through your Fasting Zones.  The progression of fast…

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