Science Archive

Glycogen 101

Improperly managed glycogen is one of the leading reasons people ‘fail’ at weight loss. Glycogen plays a vital role in your journey, since it basically acts as the fuel-tank for your workouts and daily energy. And, if not properly managed, can result in feelings of ...Read More

What EXACTLY are Sugar-Alcohols?

Sugar-alcohols (or “polyols”) are one of those really weird food items that are difficult to classify — and there’s a lot of confusion about whether or not they “count” towards our calorie and carb goals. Good news though — you’re about to become an ...Read More

Artificial Sweeteners: Yay or nay?

Most of the “extreme” diets out there will tell you to cut out artificial sweeteners from your diet, completely. Especially Sucralose and Aspartame. It may not be completely necessary for weight loss. But here’s what we know, based on the research that’s been done. ...Read More