Rebekah Harding

Staff Writer

Education: BA Journalism, Temple University
Expertise: Health and lifestyle

Rebekah Harding is a Health Writer at Hone Health’s editorial operation, The Edge. She is an experienced health and lifestyle writer with both digital and print bylines in Men’s HealthCosmopolitanYoga JournalGiddy, and more. In particular, she has a passion for covering all of the slightly taboo things you didn’t know you wanted to know.

When she’s not chatting with leading longevity experts, diving into emerging health research, or curating your favorite men’s hormone health newsletter, Level Up, you can find her binging messy TLC reality shows, trying all of the group fitness classes at her local gym, or skimming her obscenely large collection of magazines from around the globe.

About the Edge

The Edge is an editorial outlet from Hone Health that delivers science-backed, expert-driven content to help you live better for longer. Our content is powered by experienced health and lifestyle journalists and reviewed by members of our Advisory Board, who are notable experts in their respective disciplines, from urology and endocrinology to nutrition and fitness.

Latest From Rebekah Harding

The Worst Foods for Gut Health

Surprise—some of the top offenders lurk in healthy foods.

Is It True That Testosterone Makes You Horny?

Taking T could boost your libido if you have this common condition.

We Put the Two Most Popular Greens Powders Head-to-Head to You Don’t Have To

They share a few key benefits—and one major problem.

Should You Pick Up Bloom Greens on Your Next Grocery Run?

No pricey, online-only subscription needed.

Treating My Husband's Low Testosterone Saved Our Marriage

“I feel like we’re dating again.”

 You’ll Never Drink Clumpy Protein Again With These Shaker Bottles

No more accidental dry scooping.

A 76-Year-Old Ultrarunner Shares His Longevity Tips

“Save your money and your legs for retirement.”

9 Creatine-Rich Foods to Fuel Your Workouts

Hint: It’s not just in meat.

CBD Gummies for Men: Top Picks for Mood, Sleep, Energy, ED, and More

These discrete chews are another reason to ditch the vape.

Is Celtic Sea Salt a Fad or Superfood?

Pink Himalayan salt, prepare to be dethroned.

Are Gut Health Tests Actually Worth It?

Experts discern whether at-home microbiome kits are science-backed or just full of sh*t.

Could Muscle-Building Creatine Help You Lose Weight?

The supplement can improve your body composition—but it’s complicated.

A Dietitian Settles the Coke Zero vs. Diet Coke Debate Once and For All

You can taste the difference, but what exactly is different?

Pressure Points for Sleep to Knock You Out—In a Good Way

You can do this acupressure routine by yourself at home.

Boron Is the Testosterone-Boosting Supplement You Didn’t Know You Needed

If Huberman takes it, it’s gotta be good.

FDA to Ban Toxic Ingredient Lurking In Your Favorite Orange Soda

Brominated vegetable oil (BVO) makes citrus soft drinks tangy, but it may also wreak havoc on your thyroid.

How to Measure Your Penis (the Right Way)

Someone's lying, and we don't think it's the experts

How to Choose the Best Probiotics to Take With Antibiotics, According to an R.D.

Antibiotics can help you get over an infection, but your gut health might suffer.

The 10 Best Protein Bars for Weight Loss, Ranked by a Dietitian

Your snack stash just got better.

Deodorant for Your Balls: 13 Picks to Beat the Stench

Put down the cologne.

Is Functional Medicine Legit?

The alternative approach promises to fill gaps missed by mainstream medicine. But does it deliver?

Your Morning Coffee Could Help You Live to 100. Here’s How Longevity Experts Drink Theirs

You won’t catch them with a frappe.

Peter Attia’s Supplement List for Longevity Is Shockingly Reasonable

What the podcaster, author, and longevity doctor takes to prime his body for a longer lifespan and healthspan.

Our Honest Review of Primal Greens

This powder could be an AG1 dupe. But it shares one problem with its competitor.

Ozempic vs. Phentermine: Which Is Better for Weight Loss?

In a popularity contest, Ozempic wins. But it’s not your only option.

The First OTC Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM) Is Finally Here

The device is designed for people with type 2 diabetes, but now, you don’t need a prescription to get one of these handy wearables.

The Fasting-Mimicking Diet Has All the Benefits of IF—Without Limiting When You Can Eat

If traditional intermittent fasting is a struggle, FMD could be your key to a longer life.

The Biggest Mistake Biohackers Like Bryan Johnson Make

Bulking up your longevity protocol too fast could impact your health.

The FDA Just Banned 17 Peptide Treatments

The agency banned peptides from certain pharmacies, but others blazed past new regulations.

Is TRT Bad for Your Heart?

Contrave vs. Phentermine: Which Treatment is Better for Weight Loss?

It all depends on why you’re struggling to lose weight.

Why John Cena is Keeping TRT in His Back Pocket

There may be a link between testosterone and lifespan.

Is Testosterone Addictive? A Men’s Hormone Expert Explains the Risk

It depends on whether or not you use it correctly.

Why Celebrities Are Obsessed With Yerba Mate

This coffee alternative packs just as much caffeine, without the jitters.

The Secret to Kansas City Chiefs’ Super Bowl Win? Pilates.

This low-impact workout can prevent injury in people who play high-impact sports.

I’m a Urologist. These Are the 10 Foods I Eat for Prostate Health

A diet high in antioxidants, fiber, and minerals may lower your cancer risk.

What Does Eating 4,000 Calories a Day Look Like? Alan Ritchson Swears By This Trick

The actor says it’s all about the macros.

The Scandinavian Sleep Method Could Improve Your Sleep—And Your Relationship

Considering a sleep divorce? This easy bedroom tweak could solve your dilemma.

Is Living Like a Hunter-Gatherer the Secret to a Healthy Microbiome?

The Hadza tribe is virtually free of chronic illness. Their gut microbiome could hold the answer.

This Type of Pleasure-Based Meditation Could Reduce Stress and Improve PTSD

Orgasmic meditation isn’t just about climaxing.

Steal Mark Wahlberg’s Trick to Turn Your Tub Into a DIY Cold Plunge

Here’s how you can get the same benefits at home—just without room service.

7 Clear Signs Your Thyroid Medication Is Actually Working

Two thyroid experts explain what to expect from hyper- and hypothyroidism treatment.

Are Bryan Johnson’s New Supplements Worth the Splurge?

Experts have mixed feelings on the safety and efficacy of the biohacker’s Essential Capsules.

This Is the #1 Diet for Weight Loss and Heart Health, Says New Report

The Mediterranean diet may improve heart health, brain health, and weight management.

Peter Attia’s Bible on Living Longer

Attia’s book, Outlive, offers his tactics for improving your healthspan.

Does Ozempic Cause Muscles Loss?

You’ll shed pounds, but your gains in the gym may take a blow.

You’re Probably Deficient in This Essential Mineral

Signs of low magnesium are sneaky. But, ignoring them may impact your overall health and longevity.

TRT Helped This Performance Coach Push Through a Midlife Crisis

“I decided to pour some rocket fuel on my low energy problem.”

Stubborn Stomach Ache? An R.D. Swears by Tea for Digestion

Your grandma’s home remedies, backed by research.

I May Have Accidentally Squashed My Caffeine Habit With Px Coffee

And I’m not mad about it.

Does Jawzrsize Give You a Huberman-Level Jaw—or Is it a Looksmaxxing Flop?

The popular podcaster hasn't endorsed the device but that hasn't stopped fans from trying it.

Skip These 5 Inflammation-Causing Foods, Say Dietitians

Nutrition experts advise dialing back on how often you indulge in these eats.

The Exact Gear Longevity Expert Peter Attia Uses to Stay Fit

The longevity expert on all his favorite brands.

Microplastics Are Screwing With Your Sperm. Here’s What to Do About It

Reducing your exposure is easy—unless you’re a big fan of seafood.

TRT Won’t Increase Your Risk of This Cancer, New Study Reveals

New research suggests that it doesn’t—but you should stay on top of one key biomarker.

Five Expert-Backed Supplements To Help Men Lose Weight

There’s no magic weight loss pill, but these options could help you shed some pounds.

Does Smoking Increase Testosterone?

Put the lighter down. Now.

David Sinclair Got a $2,500 “Preventative” MRI. Here’s What It Revealed

For starters, the 53-year-old longevity expert’s prostate is in 20-something shape.

Eat These Foods to Last Longer In Bed

If you want more stamina in the sheets, fuel like you would for a workout.

If You’re Struggling to Lose Weight, Peptide Therapy Could Help

Ozempic isn’t the only option for a weight loss assist.

Why Dr. Carnivore Changed His Mind About Meat-Only Diets

The carnivore diet once piqued the interest of many in the biohacking community. Now, the biggest advocate is quitting for good.

Are Genetic Methylation Tests Actually Worth It?

This assessment may be able to tell you a lot about yourself, from your potential risk of chronic disease to your estimated biological age.

Alan Ritchson: TRT is My Ticket to Career Longevity

With his hormones in check, the 'Reacher' star says he’s game for another 15 years.

Trojan Released a Men’s Sexual Enhancement Supplement. Is It Legit?

Is this the natty T booster we’ve been waiting for?

4 Tools You Need in Your Emotional First Aid Kit, According to Psychologist Guy Winch

They don’t make Band-Aids for your brain, but these tips work even better.

You and Your Dog Could Soon Take the Same Drug For Longevity

Rapamycin is already FDA approved for humans. Now, clinical trials seek to prove its efficacy for your furry friend.

The Latest Longevity Test Is an Old-School DEXA Scan

BMI is out. DEXA is in.

The 8 Best Vitamin C Supplements to Boost Immunity, According to a Registered Dietician

Chances are you already have this immunity booster in your cabinet.

These Are the Hidden Signs of Poor Gut Health, According to MDs

Leaving these symptoms unchecked can harm your health in the long run.

Does Dairy Cause Inflammation? Your Final, Expert-Backed Answer

Your favorite ice cream could irritate your gut—but not for the reason you expect.

Over 50? A Registered Dietitian Weighs in on the Best Multivitamin for Longevity

Aging is linked to certain nutrient deficiencies, which can impact your healthspan.

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Uses TRT to Stay Swole at 69

RFK Jr.’s abs uniting America wasn’t on my 2024 bingo card.

I’m a Family Medicine Doctor. This is How Having a Micropenis Can Affect Your Fertility and Sex Life

“You need to make sure you find a relationship that is emotionally safe for you.”

The 7 Best Gut Health Books by Doctors Who Really Know Their Sh*t

Thousands of pages of recipes and microbiome protocols, straight from the experts.

I’m an Anti-Aging Specialist. I Take These Supplements to Prevent Dementia

Sidestep nutrient deficiencies that are closely tied to brain aging and a shorter healthspan.

Hate Winter? A Sun Lamp Is Way Cheaper Than Buying a Vacation House in Florida

Just 20 minutes of exposure could boost vitamin D levels—and your mood.

Married Men Have Lower Testosterone, According to Landmark Study

Scientists suspect marital stress is to blame.

Does Edging Increase Testosterone? The Final, Expert-Backed Answer

Can we stop taking anecdotal advice from Reddit now?

Here’s How to Heal Your Gut, According to a Functional Medicine Doctor

“You are what you eat, but you also are what your gut bacteria are eating.”

Why Am I Not Losing Weight on Ozempic?

Just because the pounds aren’t coming off, doesn’t mean you’re doing something wrong.

I’m a Psychotherapist. These Are All the Supplements I Take to Fight Seasonal Depression

Vitamin D is just one of the essentials you should have in your stack.

Is Ketamine-Assisted Psychotherapy the Cure for Tough to Treat Depression?

Ketamine might melt your mind…in a good way.

What Does the Vagus Nerve Have to Do With Testosterone?

Your cortisol levels and testosterone are closely tied.

What to Do if Ozempic Makes You Tired, According to Weight Loss Doctors

This rare side effect can get in the way of your fitness journey.

Can You Use Minoxidil For Beard Growth? We Asked a Hair Loss Expert

Lumberjack level facial hair, coming right up.

What Supplements Does David Sinclair Take?

Six supplements you can pick up now, and two meds to talk to your doc about.

How to Increase Penis Sensitivity, According to a Urologist

Loss of sensation can throw a wrench in your performance.

These Habits Are Literally Killing You, Says New Morbid Longevity Test

I’ve, once again, been schooled by a lifespan calculator.

Why Are Men Eating Ginger for Better Sex?

The medicinal root is so much more than a sore throat remedy.

Ask a Sleep Doctor: Is Six Hours of Sleep Enough?

Not getting enough sleep can shave years off your life, even if you never feel tired.

Five Folic Acid Benefits No Sane Man Can Ignore

Vitamin B9 may boost your fertility—and amp up your lifespan.

Can the Length of this Appendage Really Reveal Low T?

Get your mind out of the gutter. We mean your finger.

Six Foods to Heal Your Gut Microbiome, According to a Functional Medicine Doctor

Left unchecked, an unbalanced gut can lead to problems outside the bathroom.

The Three Supplements You Need for Bone Health, According to an Orthopedic Surgeon

Maintaining optimal bone health can increase your healthspan and lifespan.

The Easiest Way to Banish Intrusive Thoughts, According to a Psychologist

Everyone has them. Here’s how to deal with them.

Bryan Johnson Says He’s Now a ‘Genetically Enhanced Human’

He increased his follistatin levels with pricey injections.

3 Supplements Dr. Peter Attia Recommends For Your Brain

Plus, the brands he trusts the most.

Mouth Taping is the Crazy Sleep Trend You Should Actually Try

Mouth taping could promote better breathing habits and reduce snoring.

Leading Longevity Experts Say This Is the Best Way to Lose Weight

Your weight loss protocol can be so much more than calories in, calories out.

Liver King Is Back on ‘Roids

But this time, he’s doing it right.

The Single Biggest Longevity Factor You’re Probably Overlooking

Would you live in your parents’ basement to boost your lifespan?

How Andrew Huberman Gets the Biggest Benefits from Cold Therapy

You gotta get your face wet, fellas.

Exactly How Long Sildenafil Lasts, According to a Urologist

Plus, when to take the pill to avoid a mid-sex softy.

Blue Zones: Dan Buettner Explains Why People from Okinawa Live to 100

Add purple sweet potatoes to your grocery list, stat.

Can’t Focus? Try Andrew Huberman’s 60-Second Attention-Boosting Protocol

Staring off into space could actually help your attention span.

Does Chewing Gum Break a Fast? The Truth, Once and For All

If your goal is autophagy, put down the Double Bubble.

The Surprising Connection Between Low Testosterone and Cancer

In case you needed another good reason to check your hormones.

Tech CEO Bryan Johnson Uses Shockwave Therapy to ‘Rejuvenate’ His Penis

The treatment boosts blood flow, which is critical for healthy erections.

CBD for Erectile Dysfunction: Does It Really Work?

A urologist weighs in.

How Psychedelic Therapy Can Boost Your Healthspan, According to Longevity Experts

Why your next trip could be a legitimate medical treatment.

What Peter Attia Really Thinks About DNA Test Kits

Plus, which ones he’d recommend.

Layne Norton’s Supplement Stack Boosts Muscle Without the B.S.

You don’t need a pile of pills for a killer pump.

This Testosterone-Boosting Workout Could Cause ED

“There’s probably a lot of confused, or even distraught, people out there.”

Why Peter Attia Changed His Mind About Sauna Use for Longevity

“I used to be in the camp of, ‘Sauna feels great, but that’s probably about it.’”

Scientists May Have Accidentally Invented a Do-It-All Longevity Drug

What can’t Ozempic do?

Longevity Doctor Peter Attia Can Tell How Healthy You Really Are

Contrary to what people believe, a genetic test does not give you all the information.

One Longevity Expert Wants You to Get 100 Biomarker Tests Per Year. Stick to These 5 Instead

“I think there’s over-testing going on.”

Toxic Optimization: Your Longevity Protocol Shouldn’t Make Your Life Suck

Andrew Huberman Gets This Surprising Benefit From His Rucking Routine

In true King of Productivity fashion.

I Tried PEMF Therapy. Here’s How the Drug-Free Pain Management Solution Might Help You

What if you could ditch ibuprofen for good?

You Aren’t Imagining Things—Summer Penis is 100% Real

A urologist breaks down the phallic phenomenon.

The Absolute Worst Foods for Erectile Dysfunction

Your snacking habits could be killing your performance.

Can These 8 Habits Really Add Years to Your Life? Longevity Experts Weigh In

Add years to your life without subtracting cash from your wallet.

This Mindset Shift Is the Secret to Enhanced Performance. Here’s How to Master It

Turns out, stress might make you smarter.

The Era of Age-Reversing Medications is Here

Scientists haven’t found the Fountain of Youth yet, but these drugs are pretty darn close.

Why Testosterone Matters for Longevity

Having a T deficiency can cause more than symptoms. It can impact your lifespan.

Collagen for Men: Why You Should Add This Protein to Your Stack

This protein could help you look and feel great.

Sleeping Less Shortens Your Life. These Longevity Expert-Approved Sleep Hacks Can Help

No more late night doom scrolling.

Meditation, Matcha, and Sunlight: The Morning Routines of Longevity Experts

You’ll never hit snooze again.

Why Tech CEO Bryan Johnson Eats His Last Meal of the Day Before Noon

The reverse age-er might finish dinner before you’re awake.

Why Peter Attia Changed His Mind About 5 Popular Longevity Principles

2018 Attia is shaking his head.

Penile Atrophy Could Cause ED as You Age. Here’s How Longevity Experts Prevent It.

“Use it, or lose it.”

Wait, Do Steroids Make Your Penis Smaller?

Think twice before juicing.

Want to Live Longer? Nap in This Exact Position

Here’s your excuse to catch some daytime Z’s.

Here’s Why Online Testosterone Level and TRT Dosage Calculators Are a Scam

Plus how to actually determine your T levels.

How Longevity Experts Use Intermittent Fasting

Which expert's fasting schedule will reign supreme? That’s for you to decide.

Is Berberine Really “Natural Semaglutide”?

Dupe or dud? A dietitian weighs in.

Need More Zs? Try This Heat Exposure Protocol

There’s a reason a hot bath before bed is so popular.

I’m Considering a Vasectomy. Will It Lower My Testosterone?

Read this before going in for the big snip.

Green Your Sex Life With Natural Condoms

Nothing wrong with some good, clean fun.

Joe Rogan’s Supplement Stack Is as Controversial as His Opinions

What to pick up and what to pass on from the podcaster’s pill pile

Mark Wahlberg Uses This Intermittent Fasting Protocol to Torch Fat

His intense IF schedule might be the most relaxed part of his routine.

Peter Attia Just Busted These Longevity Myths

Spoiler: Your BMI could be B.S.

Wait, Is Porn Bad For You?

Read this before you hit unsubscribe from OnlyFans.

Billionaire Vampire-in-Training Injects Himself With Teenage Blood to Reverse Biological Age

His 17-year-old son is his newest recruit.

Sleeping Naked Increases Testosterone: Myth or Fact?

Snoozing in the buff won’t boost T, but these other benefits will make you want to go commando.

Here’s Why The Rock’s Depression Reveal Is So Important

Middle-aged men are an often overlooked group when it comes to mental health.

Semaglutide May Have A Longevity-Boosting Off-Label Use

The drug gives “Natural Killer Cells” a boost

Larry Wheels’ Gain-Boosting Supplement Stack is Surprisingly Beginner-Friendly

Sometimes less is more.

This Muscle-Building Breakfast Takes Just 90 Seconds to Prep

Overnight oats are healthier than sugary cereals and just as fast.

Yes, Beer Can Be Healthy. Here’s 11 With Surprising Benefits

Get buzzed without the guilt.

Your Plastic Water Bottle is Killing Your Sperm. Try These BPA-Free Options Instead

Hydration without the hormone-disrupting toxins.

This Online Quiz Told Me How Long I’ll Live

Could it replace the $400 bio age tests? Probably not.

Why Peter Attia Is Literally Counting the Days Until He Dies

His use of a life calendar is morbid, but effective

Disturbingly, The ‘Last of Us’ Fungus is Great for Boosting Testosterone

Don’t worry, it won’t zombify you.

4 Smart Things—And One Questionable Routine—Knocked A Decade Off David Sinclair’s Biological Age

And the list is surprisingly simple.

Morning Wood Stopping Your Stream? Try This

Watch your aim, though.

The Secrets Behind Shark Tank Daymond John’s Impressive Weight Loss

The People's Shark's new health habits are his latest power move.

Can This 30-Second Challenge Predict How Long You’ll Live?

Not really. But not passing it may be a sign that you’ll die sooner.

Can a TENS Unit Help Treat ED? You Might Want to Think Twice Before Electrocuting Your Penis

Sadly, your results might not be that shocking.

These Bodybuilding Vets Swear by TRT to Stay Swole in Retirement

This longevity-boosting treatment is a far cry from typical gear cycles.

The Real Reason Your Crotch is So Itchy—And How to Fix It

It’s probably not ants.

The Weird, Wild, and Not-So-Wonderful Dietary Habits of Billionaire Tech Bros

If this is their secret sauce, we don’t want it

Why You Can’t Get And Keep An Erection

Plus, how to get your prized appendage back to full strength.

I Almost Lost My Job Because of Low Testosterone

Starting treatment put me on track for a promotion.