A Big-time Neuroscientist Threatened to Sue When I Asked About His Side Business

Kolé Life Foods doesn’t really stand out at first glance. These days, lots of companies are trying to ride the wave of popular interest in neuro-everything, and Kolé, a Baltimore-based supplement manufacturer, is no exception. The company’s four “tonics” offer a variety of benefits, its website claims: one “is designed to support alertness, focus, healthy memory and brain performance, [and] energy,” for example, while another “promote[s] restful sleep and pleasant dreams.” An image of synapses lighting up adorns the homepage, and the drinks are described as “Science based tonics promoting a healthy brain.” Kolé’s various claims haven’t been proven, according to experts Science of Us spoke with. Legally speaking, they don’t need to have been: Supplements are very lightly regulated by the Food and Drug Administration. Since these products are,…


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