Deep Dive: the Brain

This third quarter of 2022, we’re deep diving into the brain, discussing important topics like memory support, stress, mood, learning, and more. We hope you’ll join us through our blog posts, emails, podcasts, videos and in-store as we share tips and also talk about the nutrients we all need to best serve our hard-working minds….

Brain Up With These Tips

Imagine being 90 (or 100) and having the sharp memory and cognitive skills of your younger self. It’s possible with a few lifestyle tweaks, some of which involve your taste buds. Yes, you can literally eat your way to a healthy brain. Genes and lifestyle Faulty genes can increase the risk of cognitive decline and…

10 Natural Ways to Transform Your Brain Health

When we think of staying healthy, most of us consider the importance of keeping our bodies fit, but we may not give our brain a second thought. Fortunately, there are plenty of simple things you can do to give your brain and mental faculties a boost. Drink up Did you know that the brain is…

Omega-3s and Brain Health

A diet high on fried foods, fast foods, high carbs, etc. and low on fish, leafy greens, vegetables, fruits, and complex carbs rich in fiber can lead to an imbalance of fats in the body, making the body high in bad fats and low in the fats that help the body with healthy inflammation response,…

Mind and Mood: Nutrients for Brain Health

A mind is a terrible thing to waste, especially when we have steps we can take to help keep our brains functioning as well as possible. A healthy diet, exercise, and stress management are just a few of the things we can do to help our brains. In these studies, certain nutrients also showed promise…

Memory Support: New Findings

The good news is, we are living longer. Along with longer lives, however, more of us will experience declines in cognitive function. The good news is many nutrients show promise in helping us retain our cognitive abilities. Here are some of the latest findings. Collagen hydrolysate increases brain nerve-signaling Earlier studies found the body quickly…

Be A Brainiac With These Nutrients

Even sitting still, your brain uses up around twenty percent of the calories your body burns. Healthy neurons need healthy cell walls and good blood flow to help the brain function at its best. The nutrients you give your brain through diet and supplements can make a big difference in how how well your memory…

Preserve More Than Your Eyes With These Nutrients

Lutein and zeaxanthin have long been recognized for their support of eye and vision health, but recent studies have also shown promise with these nutrients when it comes to brain health. Discover some of the latest research on nutrients for cognitive health, as well as food sources of these nutrients, in this report. More efficient…

Nutritional Supplement and Omega-3 Aid Cognition

According to the Centers for Disease Control, the number of people living with cognitive impairment in the United States is equal to twice the population for New York City. As more and more people live longer, the importance of keeping our brains working well increases. In these studies, nutritional supplements proved helpful in improving cognition…

Supplements Support A Clear Head

We are the nutrients we provide our body, whether through the food we eat or through the supplements we take. In these studies, nutrients improved brain function and also helped preserve brain size.  Lutein, zeaxanthin,  and the eye-brain connection To function well, the brain needs the same antioxidants present in the eye. In this follow-up…

5 Nutrients Your Brain Needs

The brain is particularly susceptible to free radical damage, and its nutrient requirements tend to increase as we age.  The following studies explored the potential benefits of vitamins A, C, and D, the omega-3 DHA, and GABA on brain health. Nutrients support memory and healthy brain function Green tea, memory, and triglycerides Doctors were interested…

Nutrients Help Kids Get Off To A Healthy Start

As we near the end of this month in which we honor mothers, it seems appropriate to look at two studies that considered the potential of supporting newborns’ health. Lutein In Moms and Babies The newborn brain needs lutein for healthy growth, and lutein also improves vision and protects the eyes in infants and adults. In…