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Your Blood-Brain Barrier: How Obesity Impacts Learning and Memory

Your Blood-Brain Barrier: How Obesity Impacts Learning and Memory

Photo by Ursula Spaulding on Unsplash According to scientists from the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, obesity can break down our protective blood-brain barrier resulting in problems with learning and memory. This study is published in the Journal of Neuroscience. What is the […]

NADH – The *New* Health Trend (That We’ve Utilized For Years)

NADH – The *New* Health Trend (That We’ve Utilized For Years)

Photo by SmartTribes Institute Aging is inevitable. We are all looking for that magic switch to slow down aging, boost energy levels, and keep your memory sharp. Unfortunately,  that switch does not exist. The good news is that we have science on our side, specifically […]

All About Cognition: Superior Nutrients For Your Brain Health Needs

All About Cognition: Superior Nutrients For Your Brain Health Needs

Photo by Alina Grubnyak on Unsplash Cognition is a mental action that allows the acquiring of knowledge and understanding. These actions include reasoning, attention, memory and processing. As we age, cognitive decline can settle in, causing impairment, especially in those 65 years old and older. […]

Study: EGCG May Alleviate Insulin Resistance and Cognitive Impairment

Study: EGCG May Alleviate Insulin Resistance and Cognitive Impairment

Photo by Rawpixel on Unsplash A new study involving mice, suggests that EGCG (epigallocatechin-3-gallate), the most abundant catechin and biologically active component in green tea, could alleviate high-fat and high-fructose (HFFD)-induced insulin resistance and cognitive impairment. What is EGCG? After water, green tea is the […]

New Study: Dark Chocolate Reduces Stress & Inflammation

New Study: Dark Chocolate Reduces Stress & Inflammation

Photo by Charisse Kenion on Unsplash Two new studies show that dark chocolate reduces stress and inflammation, while improving memory, immunity, and mood. Let’s get snackin’! Lee S. Berk, DrPH, associate dean of research affairs, School of Allied Health Professions and a researcher in psychoneuroimmunology […]

The Power of Sleep and How it Recharges the Body

The Power of Sleep and How it Recharges the Body

Photo by Jacob Townsend on Unsplash A good nights sleep is the key to all things healthy; everything from your focus to your digestion is impacted by your sleep routine. With our busy schedules, its hard to get the rest that helps us feel refreshed, […]