Nutrition

What “They” Aren’t Telling You About Sugar Withdrawal

Key Takeaways Withdrawal symptoms occur when ceasing to take an addictive substance causes a marked change in brain chemistry. Research shows that while eating sugar is pleasurable, it doesn’t impact our physiology nearly as significantly as addictive drugs like cocaine and heroin, and doesn’t meet the scientific definition of an addictive substance. Accordingly, “sugar withdrawal” […]

Nutrition

Why MCT Oil Is Basically a Scam (According to Science)

Key Takeaways MCT oil is a kind of fat that many people consume to lose weight, stay in ketosis, and improve their cardiovascular health, exercise performance, and brain function. Research shows MCT oil can help boost ketone production slightly, but has no significant impact on weight loss, exercise performance, or brain function, and may worsen […]