The Physiology of Fasting

The simple truth is every body responds to fasting a little differently. Genetics, health, lifestyle…all these things play a part. But for a healthy person embarking on a fasting journey, there’s a general timeline of events—a predictable set of metabolic responses as your fast stretches from hours into days. We’re breaking down that timeline here. […]

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35 Million Fasts and Counting

From zero to 35 million fasts completed—we couldn’t be more proud of the Zero crew for hitting this huge milestone with us. To celebrate the users who got us here, we’ve rolled up some other interesting stats. From where in the world you’re fasting to which fast protocol is your favorite, check out more below. […]

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When to Eat

The big debate for decades has mostly been around what we should be eating — vegan vs. high carb, low fat vs. Mediterranean, and so on — but arguably, an equally important question is when should we be eating? Does the time of day we eat have an impact on our health? How about the frequency of meals and […]

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Preparing for a Fast

After reading all about the excellent benefits that fasting provides, you’re finally ready to try it out yourself. You could gobble down all the junk food you anticipate you won’t be eating for your fasting window, but it’s better to prepare your body for optimum success even before you begin fasting. The magic of fasting happens when your body […]

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Nutrition Q+A

Our health and nutrition advisor, Nicole, is tackling the food questions you crave answers to. Nicole is a Registered Dietitian and Certified Nutrition Support Specialist who practices in the inpatient and the outpatient setting. She has years of experience in the prevention and treatment of chronic disease. In the outpatient setting, she works with patients […]

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Meet LaRonda | Zero User Spotlight

We’re chatting with Zero users around the world to learn more about their unique experiences and to share their stories with the rest of the Zero community. Our first stop: Jamaica—home to LaRonda Robinson. Great-grandmother of five and encourager of hundreds on social media, LaRonda knows all about the importance of positivity and human connection. […]

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Breaking your Fast

If you’ve embarked upon one of the many varieties of fasts — where you take in little or no food for a stretch of time — at some point you’ll eventually need to break your fast and begin eating again. […]

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