How I Reclaimed 20 Years & Lost 9 Pounds with InsideTracker

Yes, that title is accurate.  No, it’s not part of a cheap marketing gimmick or get-young-and-skinny scheme. I won’t be asking you to fork over cash for a bottle of dubious pills or useless bags of tea. But it did make you stop and look, right?  Whether we want to admit it or not, most of us care very much about the process of aging. Particularly, about how our bodies look and feel. There’s nothing wrong with caring about appearance if it means that looking healthy on the outside is reflective ...

Data Selfies that Matter – Cortisol, the Missing Ingredient with Sleep Trackers

The current market interest for sleep tracking devices is exploding, and that bodes well for the wearable manufacturers. Sleep tracking is nothing new, but it is growing because consumers are better educated on the value of sleep to the brain and body. But probably also because we are an affluent, self-centered society. We all want data selfies, not just selfies. And we want to know what we look like when we sleep, even if all we see is a bunch of numbers.

Whey Protein's Impact on Mood and Stress

We get a lot of questions about the uses of whey protein. As a result, we did some nitty-gritty research on how this protein can potentially impact levels of the 30 blood biomarkers that InsideTracker monitors. In this first blog post of a three-part series, we will explain research examining how the consumption of whey protein may be a valuable intervention in reducing chronic stress by regulating levels of cortisol and serotonin. Before we do that, we will define what chronic stress actually ...

Are you chronically stressed? You may be putting your health at risk!

  We all know what it feels like to be stressed. Whether you have trouble sleeping as a looming deadline approaches or your hands start to shake before a big athletic event, a little anxiety seems to be an inevitable part of life. However, stress that is left unchecked can cause a whole host of health problems that range from heart disease to obesity. The good news is that there are certain biomarkers that are relevant for people who are chronically stressed, so knowing your blood status can be ...
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