National Fasting February reminds us that our metabolic health underlies many of the diseases we associate with aging, from diabetes to cancer to Alzheimer's disease. Improve your metabolic health by fasting for at least 12 hours on a regular basis this month.

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How to Practice Intermittent Fasting Safely

No matter what style of intermittent fasting you are currently pursuing or considering, learn to fast safely by talking to your physician and tuning into your body.

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A Physician’s Journey to Health through Intermittent Fasting

Since 2017, Dr. Cecily Anne Clark-Ganheart, MD has lost over 55 pounds and improved almost every biomarker related to insulin resistance with intermittent fasting. Follow her story.

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5 Human Fasting Studies with Dr. Mark Mattson

Want to know more about the impacts of intermittent fasting in humans? Start with these five studies.

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Are you a late-night eater? Fasting could help.

Fasting Diet Feeds from our Deep Evolutionary Past

Jordan broke his late-night eating habits to bring us a new perspective on fasting: Our bodies evolved to work best on intermittent periods of fasting and feeding.

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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!

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What to Expect on a 5-Day Prolonged Fast

Learn what to expect from a multi-day fast with the LifeOmic team.

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Ketones May Activate Stress-Busting Genes in the Brain

Ketone bodies produced during fasting and exercise don't just provide energy to the brain, they may also alter gene expression to reduce inflammation and stress.

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Intermittent fasting to prevent diabetes-related blindness?

Do you struggle with high blood sugar? Intermittent fasting could help prevent complications of diabetes including eye disease.

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What’s the Deal with Fasting and Cancer Therapy?

Precision nutrition interventions for cancer are on the rise. Intermittent fasting may protect normal cells from the toxic side effects of cancer therapy.

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This Body’s On Fire: Intermittent Fasting for Weight Loss and More

Learn how to harness intermittent fasting for weight loss and other health benefits with this blog post guide.

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