There is a lot of attention surrounding brain enhancing supplements called nootropics. If you have ever seen the movie Limitless with Bradley Cooper, the drug he takes to essentially become superhuman is a nootropic. That pill is what most nootropics strive to be; a supplement or drug that looks to improve and optimize brain function. … Continue reading What is a Nootropic?
MCT oil has seen a sudden rise to fame as of late. It has been made most famous by Dave Asprey and the creation of Bulletproof Coffee. There are many scientific claims to the effects of MCT oil that far supersede the promised lasting energy and metabolism of Bulletproof Coffee. MCT has unique properties that … Continue reading What is MCT Oil?
Oh, Chondrus Crispis. Owner of perhaps the greatest name in the entire plant kingdom, Chondrus Crispis, better known as Irish Moss or Carrageen Moss, is making a comeback in the world of nutrition. Irish Moss had its first climb to fame during the Irish Famine in the 19th century. It was believed that this special … Continue reading What is Irish Moss?
What is Ghee? Much like Matcha, Ghee is hot right now. Ghee (pronounced like geek without the k) is also known as clarified butter. One of Ghee's most famous moments was in Season 2, Episode 13 of The Sopranos. Chef Artie Bucco tells Tony that Tony didn’t get food poisoning from his restaurant, “It’s clarified … Continue reading What is Ghee?
Matcha is hot right now. Like many health and nutrition buzzwords (intermittent fasting, Paleo, organic, CBD, MCT, etc.) Matcha is spreading like wildfire. Although it has seen a rise to the top as of late due to it's unique caffeine effects and its anti-oxidant properties, Matcha has been around for nearly a thousand years. If … Continue reading What Is Matcha?