How Fasting Helps One ICU Doctor Stay Focused and Alert

By Hafsa Abdulla as told to Allison Goldstein “It’s not a diet, it’s a lifestyle.” Meet Hafsa My name is Hafsa Abdulla, and I am 31 years old. I’m originally from Bahrain, a little island in the Middle East, and I’m currently completing a fellowship in pulmonary and critical care in Detroit, Michigan. I’ve always…

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How our New CEO Lost 55 Pounds

By Tom Conrad, as told to Allison Goldstein My name is Tom Conrad, and I am 52 years old. I split my time between New York City and Sonoma, CA, and I am Big Sky Health’s new CEO. Heaviest Weight: 229 lbs Current Weight: 171 lbs As far back as elementary school, I was conscious…

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Meet Marguerite

Say hello to this month’s Zero Hero, Marguerite Palombella. A long-time Zero community member, she balances work, motherhood, a ketogenic diet, and a 23:1 fasting routine…phew! Her stance is ‘zero excuses’ when it comes to prioritizing her health and wellness goals—whether she’s pushing her kids in the stroller to get her steps in or strategically…

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After Realizing My Weight Put Me At Risk For COVID Complications, I Started Intermittent Fasting and Lost 115 Pounds

By Duane Pretzer, as told to Emily Shiffer Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/if_motivation_duane/  My name is Duane Pretzer, and I am 48 years old. I am from Warren, Michigan, and I work in Corporate Security Management. At 46, I weighed 300 pounds when I began intermittent fasting with Zero in February 2020. But truthfully, I had been larger…

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Meet Sari

“After struggling with chronic pain and infertility, I started a ketogenic diet combined with fasting and lost 70 pounds in 9 months.” By Sari Mah, as told to Emily Shiffer Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sari_cooking_keto/ My name is Sari Mah, and I am 36 years old. I live in Hurricane, West Virginia, and I am a Certified Nurse…

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