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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

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. However, certain clinically studied brain health […]

Study: EGCG May Alleviate Insulin Resistance and Cognitive Impairment

Study: EGCG May Alleviate Insulin Resistance and Cognitive Impairment

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 most consumed beverage in the […]

New Study: Dark Chocolate Reduces Stress & Inflammation

New Study: Dark Chocolate Reduces Stress & Inflammation

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 and food science from Loma Linda […]

Sitting Negatively Impacts Your Brain Health, Not Just Your Weight

Sitting Negatively Impacts Your Brain Health, Not Just Your Weight

Researchers from the University of California (UCLA) have discovered that adults that spend more time sitting in the day had greater thinning of the medial temporal lobe, the area of the brain that is important for making new memories. The Study The small study included […]

Did you know that Cocoa can actually benefit your health?

Did you know that Cocoa can actually benefit your health?

by Nicole Crane, B.S., NTP Chocolate is one of nature’s most powerful superfoods. But it’s benefits can be reversed when milk, cholesterol from milk solids and enormous amounts of refined sugars are added (i.e. the chocolate we all know and love!). What is Cocoa? Cocoa […]