It seems as though everything becomes extreme in today’s world. From the Atkins diet to intermittent fasting, a lot of valid ideas are perverted into cult-like exclusionary fads with little to no compromise. One such trend that appears to never quite fade out entirely is the perception that carbohydrates are overwhelmingly and without differentiation “bad.”
From a young age, many of us are told that sleep is important—though typically without any scientific evidence, thanks mom—while simultaneously being woken up for school (and then work) at 6am. It’s a confusing dynamic that often becomes neglected as we grow up, start to be overwhelmed by school, social interaction, and eventually, a demanding job.