Archive for the ‘Brain Health’ Category

Taking a Fish Oil Supplement? Quality Matters

You may have heard that you should be taking a fish oil supplement. However, not all fish oil is the same! Use these tips to ensure you are taking a high quality fish oil supplement.

Omega-3 DHA and Phosphatidylserine: Two Are Better Than One

Omega 3 fish oil (DHA) and phosphatidylserine (PS) are two types of fat needed for brain function and structure. Both are important for brain health, but when combined the effects are compounded.

Magnesium: A Notable Mineral Essential for Life

The list of activities that magnesium is involved with is like the Who’s Who of elite physiology. Discover why magnesium is one mineral you don’t want to be lacking.

Gluten Intolerance: What Does It Look Like?

Gluten consumption can change gut permeability in all people. Bone loss, headaches, balance problems, thyroid disorders, skin problems and hair loss can be related with gluten intolerance.

Grumpy and Exhausted? Support Your Mitochondria, Brain, Adrenals

Fatigue that doesn’t improve with a good night’s rest? Our society might value a 70-hour work week but our bodies do not. Learn how to recover from vital exhaustion and unrelenting fatigue.

Common Sleep Meds Highly Addictive

A class of drugs called Benzodiazepines, also called downers, are approved for insomnia, anxiety, and more. Benzos have proven to be very addictive and should be used with caution.

Glymphatics: Keeping the Brain’s Waste Removal System Healthy

Your brain has a built-in system to remove toxins and trash while you sleep called the glymphatic system. Malfunctions in this system are linked to Alzheimer’s, impaired cognitive function, and more.

Make Sure Your Kids Get Enough Omega-3 DHA

The brain is one of the fattiest organs in the body, so it is especially important to make sure your children are eating the right types of fats to make their brains happy.

Serotonin Linked with Mood, Sleep, Gut Heath, Thyroid, and More

Serotonin impacts many areas of health, yet remains mysterious. Keep your gut health and nutritional status optimal to balance serotonin in the brain and body.

The Many Health Benefits of Resveratrol

Interest in resveratrol took off when it was discovered to be the active component in red wine that is thought to be the secret to the “French Paradox”. Discover the other secrets of resveratrol.