Fasting for Women: Everything You Need to Know

When it comes to health and nutrition, we can all agree on some core fundamentals: Eat whole foods, move your body, get sufficient sleep, and take time to unwind. However, the truth is that we’re all different and have different physiological needs — particularly between biological men and women. Take intermittent fasting, for example. While…

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What’s the “Best” Fasting Regimen for Weight Loss?

It’s true: Fasting and weight loss go hand in hand. In fact, a 2023 meta-analysis, which included nine randomized control trials, reported significantly more weight loss with time-restricted feeding (intermittent fasting) versus the non-intermittent fasting control group. With metabolic disease on the rise — recent statistics indicate that almost 100 million people, or over 40% of…

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Is Intermittent Fasting the Key to Longevity?

Everyone wants to live better, longer. The question is: How? Intermittent fasting has gained considerable attention in recent years for its many health benefits — but is it the key to healthy longevity? Let’s take a look at what a rapidly-growing field of research says about intermittent fasting for longevity. Does Intermittent Fasting Lead to…

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How to Prepare for Fasting: An In-Depth Guide

Fasting seems fairly simple, right? You eat, or you don’t eat. However, how you prepare for a fast can change your experience — both the way you feel during your fast, and what your body is accomplishing. Why Is Preparation for Fasting So Important? While there are many benefits of fasting, there are also several…

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The Difference Between Sleep and Restoration

Everyone knows it’s critical to get adequate sleep — your life depends on it! And while sleep is restorative, sleep by itself can’t fully counterbalance your waking hours of stress. That’s why Restoration is its own Pillar of Health, alongside Sleep, Nutrition, and Activity. Sleep and Restoration accomplish many of the same goals, but they…

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How to Build, Stack, and Integrate Healthy Habits

Habits are a huge part of daily life. In fact, research finds that between one third and one half of your actions every day are habitual. To ensure that your numerous existing habits are serving you — and to create new ones that will support your health for years to come — follow this guide to…

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Tom’s February Update

Back in December, when I was thinking about 2023, I thought this might be the year I finally nailed down a Restoration habit. I’ve never had success with meditation, but some of the other restorative practices our science team has surfaced sound more appealing; I thought I might try them out in January. Then, I…

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Don’t Let a Slip Turn into a Fall

Building a new, lasting habit is hard. A recent survey showed that more than half of people who set a New Year’s resolution fail to keep it for longer than a year. That may sound like you have a fifty-fifty chance of forming a habit that sticks, but with the right preparation, you can beat…

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