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Exercise during pregnancy benefits your child’s health through epigenetics

Expecting? Physical activity protects your growing baby from acquiring the harmful effects of parental obesity and stress.

7 safety tips for practicing extended fasting

How long should your extended fasts be, how often should you do them, what precautions should you take?

Is it a good idea to combine intermittent fasting and exercise?

Exercising before breakfast may help you burn more fat, though it may not make you lose more weight.

The hospital is still the safest place to deliver your baby

What new research says about the risks of giving birth at home, at a birthing center, or at the hospital.

The 5 Stages of Intermittent Fasting

From ketosis to autophagy to growth hormone production, learn more about the five stages of intermittent fasting with the LIFE Fasting Tracker!

What’s the deal with diet and cancer immunotherapy?

A healthy gut microbiome, achieved through proper diet, can increase the efficacy of cancer immunotherapies.

If you have struggled with mental health during the pandemic, you are not alone

COVID-19 increased anxiety and depression in low-income families, children, and parents.

How eating foods high in antioxidants can help with weight loss

Broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables can protect your DNA from damage, lower inflammation, and prevent overeating.

Fasting is key for lowering blood pressure with a healthy diet

A prolonged fast might ‘prime’ the gut to regrow healthy bacteria after refeeding, which reduces hypertension.

Too stressed for sex? The mind-body connection and the stress-sex response

Mindfulness can relieve stress and improve sex drive in both men and women.

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