“We want weight loss, but we don’t want people to lose any lean mass. Especially if they’re adults.” —Don Layman
A quick search for “hangover prevention” will send you down a rabbit hole of advice. While staying hydrated and not drinking too much are obvious solutions, there’s a new hangover pill called Myrkl that’s garnering much attention. In this article, you’ll find out exactly what is in these pills, whether they might actually work (or not), and potential downsides.
“A calorie is a calorie” seems like a simple and obvious statement. But do different macronutrients vary in their ability to drive obesity? A recent study by Dr. Kevin Hall and colleagues provides new clues – and likely new fodder for debate.
For vitamin D supplementation to have any effect relative to placebo, it needs to be increasing the body’s supply of vitamin D, and if it doesn’t, then the treatment and placebo groups are effectively identical. So did the researchers achieve a difference in vitamin D levels over the course of the study?
“The reason I call it “The Second Brain” is that, like the brain in the head, the nervous system of the gut is able to function and control reflexes and behavior independently of any influence from the brain or spinal cord.” —Michael Gershon