MCTs (medium-chain triglycerides) are the key fat molecules found in coconut oil. MCTs are amazing sources of fuel for the body with many clinically studied health benefits.
In short, yes. There’s no hard and fast rule about who will experience symptoms associated with carb withdrawal (a.k.a. the “keto flu”), but it’s important to understand why it happens. In 1700, the average American was eating about five pounds of sugar per year. But by 1900, our sweet tooth was in full swing and […]
All calories are created equal, right? Wrong. This myth began in the 1930s when sugar companies started to realize that sugar was uniquely fattening. To counter this reality, Big Sugar began funding studies showing that people who gained weight did so simply because they were eating more calories than they burned off through exercise. But […]
Most people don’t realize that soda and fruit juice are equally fattening, but what’s even more surprising is the meteoric rise of soda in the United States. You’d never guess it by looking at the rows of the colorful two-liter plastic bottles on your grocery store’s shelves, but soft drinks got their start as a […]