Tapping Into Ancestral Hunger, Part 4: Top Hacks for the Weekend Wind Down

Do you carefully count calories throughout the week, only to find all of your hard work reversed once the weekend comes?  If this sounds familiar, the Weekend Wind Down may be right for you.  Although intermittent fasting (IF) during the weekend can be challenging, it can also help keep your waistline in check (…especially if Saturdays and Sundays have become synonymous with overindulgence!).  In this final segment of a four-part series on IF, we give a rundown of the Weekend Wind Down and ...

Tapping Into Ancestral Hunger, Part 3: Top Hacks for the Breakfast Skip

  Like many others, I have been a faithful breakfast eater my whole life. The idea of starting the day off on an empty stomach seemed not only unconventional – and almost sacrilegious – but also entirely unfulfilling. Despite all of this, the promising science behind intermittent fasting and passionate testimonials of converted breakfast skippers convinced me to forego breakfast for 21 days. In part 3 of this series on IF, I’ll share my experience with the Breakfast Skip and why I now have ...

Tapping Into Ancestral Hunger, Part 2: Top Hacks for the 24 Hour Fast

Believe me when I say that the first time I heard of purposefully foregoing food for an entire day, I was more than apprehensive. (I can recall one other time that I’ve done this in my life, and that was after a very regretful trip to the buffet!) After actually fasting for 24 hours, I was pleasantly surprised by both the results of the fast as well as by myself. In part 2 of this blog series on intermittent fasting (IF), we will present the basics of the 24 hour fast, hacks to help you ...

Tapping Into Ancestral Hunger: Your Personal Roadmap to Fat Loss Success

In part one of a four-part blog series, I will present the basics on Intermittent Fasting (IF), what its merits are, and provide a summary of three practical IF methods. In parts two, three and four, I will detail the pros and cons of each method and document our top hacks for IF in the real world, and show how InsideTracker can be a valuable tool in monitoring your progress.

Tired of Being Tired: How I Optimized My Iron Levels

Last week, I shared some important information on how to maximize iron absorption and ferritin levels. However, I want to emphasize that InsideTracker is not solely a package of blanket recommendations to fix non-optimal biomarker levels; it is a lifestyle tool that provides a highly individualized experience to help you carve your own path to health and wellness. Below, I highlight some of the changes that I made to get my iron levels optimized and to win the fight on fatigue. While some of ...

The Myth of the Nutrition Facts Label – Iron Absorption Debunked

Iron is a trace mineral that is required by our body. It plays an important role in the formation of healthy red blood cells, helps transport oxygen in blood and deliver it to muscles, and makes up a crucial component of our muscle tissue.1 Iron-deficiency is also the most common nutritional deficiency worldwide, and can result in a variety of health concerns, such as fatigue and anemia, if left untreated.2 Because iron is vital to our body, fitness, and overall well-being, the InsideTracker ...

Top 10 Healthy Fast Food Meals

On the road or in a bind for time, and fast food is all that's available? Fear not! We've compiled a list of 10 of the top fast food options, ensuring that all of your hard work and healthful eating habits do not go to waste.

Dive Deep into The Mediterranean Diet

  The Mediterranean diet is based on the traditional diet of people living along the Mediterranean coast (in countries such as Crete, Greece, and southern Italy). In contrast to the typical American diet, the Mediterranean diet emphasizes plant-based foods and monounsaturated (good/healthy) fat. Researchers have found that deaths from chronic disease, such as heart disease and cancer, are significantly reduced among people who followed this heart-healthy eating plan. By limiting unhealthy fats, ...
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