People Say Biotin Causes Weight Gain. Are They Onto Something?
As is so often the case with weight gain, the data surrounding the issue is complex. On one hand, excess B vitamin intake has been connected to obesity, and yet on the other, there’s evidence that biotin (which is part of the B vitamin complex) increases metabolism. So what gives—does biotin put pounds on, or […]Read More - 4 minute read
Do You Need a Dopamine Detox?
You refresh your Instagram feed. You check your email (again). You polish off a pint of ice cream. Netflix autoplays yet another episode. All of these stimuli give you quick hits of pleasure, but over time may leave you scatter-brained and stressed. That’s partly because your brain is getting flooded with dopamine. In case you […]Read More - 5 minute read
There’s a War on Seed Oils. Are They Actually Bad For You?
If you go down the rabbit hole of health content, it’s only a matter of time before you find shocking news about a product you probably have in your pantry: seed oil. These oils—made from plants like canola and corn—are cheap, versatile, and found everywhere from gourmet restaurants to fast food chains. They flew under […]Read More - 5 minute read
NMN Supplements Were Called the “Fountain of Youth.” Then the FDA Banned Them.
Look around and you’ll find all sorts of techniques people use to look and feel younger. But if you’re after more sustainable results, there’s one anti-aging product that’s sparking a global conversation: nicotinamide mononucleotide, or NMN.Read More - 5 minute read
My Supplement Formula: Justin Crawford
Welcome to “My Supplement Formula,” our interview series that explores how high achievers use nutrition to unlock their potential. Check in each month to get an exclusive look into the supplement routines of the world’s greatest athletes, artists, and entrepreneurs.Read More - 3 minute read
High Vitamin B12 Levels and Cancer: Is There a Link?
If you’ve heard rumblings about a potential link between vitamin B12 and cancer, you might be tempted to throw your supplements out the window. Not so fast, though—this is likely a matter of correlation, not causation.Read More - 5 minute read
My Supplement Formula: Sara Quiriconi
Welcome to “My Supplement Formula,” our interview series that explores how high achievers use nutrition to unlock their potential. Check in each month to get an exclusive look into the supplement routines of the world’s greatest athletes, artists, and entrepreneurs.Read More - 4 minute read
Zinc is a nutrient found in cells throughout the human body. It’s a trace mineral, which means the body needs very small amounts. Zinc is essential for more than 100 enzymes to carry out their function.Read More
Calcium is the most abundant mineral in the body. It’s most often associated with healthy bones and teeth, although it also plays an important role in blood clotting, helping muscles to contract, and regulating normal heart rhythms and nerve functions.Read More
Chromium is an essential mineral that the human body needs in trace amounts. Chromium enhances the action of insulin, the hormone that helps blood sugar enter cells so it can be used for energy. It is also involved in the breakdown and absorption of carbohydrate, proteins, and fats.Read More