Fasting, COVID, and Vaccines: Everything you Need to Know

By: Rich LaFountain A lot of people have been asking us about how fasting might intersect with COVID-19 risk, infection, and the vaccine. In this brief article we’re hoping to provide some evidence-based clarity so you can make informed decisions for your fasting practice.  Fasting and COVID-19 Infection The COVID-19 pandemic has had immense impact…

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When Should I Start my Fasting Timer?

When should I start the fast timer? I want to press ‘go’ straight after eating. But it feels like a bit of a cheat to start the fast timer on a full stomach! Asked by: Lindsay G This is a great question, and the answer is yes! Your fast starts as soon as you swallow…

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I Want to Try Intermittent Fasting. Where Do I Start?

I’m new to fasting. I want to start tomorrow. How do I do that? Asked by: Mara R. First, a warm welcome to Mara! We are so excited for you to kick off your fasting journey with us.  Fasting is a practice that can improve with time, and it’s a good idea to start slow….

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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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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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2021: The Year of Whole Body Health

Let’s face it, 2020 was no one’s year. But a new beginning is right around the corner, so we’re setting our sights on a month filled with Challenges, prizes, and (most importantly) metabolic health! New Ways to Challenge Yourself We’ve lined up four unique Challenges for you to take part in this month—all of which…

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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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Join the 2nd Annual Halloween Group Fast!

If Halloween has you howling for sweets, consider joining our 2nd annual Halloween Group Fast to make navigating the challenging food environments a little less scary. Whether you want to ghost candy entirely, or simply be a master in moderation, this group fast is for you. How to Join Start your timer after your last…

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