BDNF: Brain Derived Neurotrophic Factor Neurotrophins are a group of compounds that regulate brain growth, development, and repair. One of the most well-researched of these neurotrophins are BDNF (Brain Derived Neurotrophic Factor) which many scientists call “fertilizer for the brain”.
Introduction: Fact or Fad? Is the gluten scare a real health concern, or just another fad diet? Many say it is a fad. Some say that it is only dangerous if you have an intolerance or an allergy. Many people also
The Algaes: Sea Superfoods The Main Edible Algaes We are going to discuss all of the many types of sea veggies, and their benefits over the course of this article. The first major category is that of edible algaes. There are
Just want my favorite water bottle? Click here. Hydration is Key for Brain Health Don’t get me wrong, both food and water are both very important. However, if you stop eating you will be able to fast for a while.
The Title Says It All… Your blood sugar is important, and there are easy ways that you can monitor your blood sugar just like someone who is a diabetic would. You can also measure your blood ketone levels with a
The Protein Debate People are always worried about where they will get their next protein, and don’t get me wrong, protein is important. Amino acids are the building blocks of proteins and they do way more than just build more
What’s in a Superfood? Nowadays, everyone wants to call almost every food a superfood. So what is a superfood? We define a super food as having a very high nutrient to calorie ratio so basically there would be a lot of
The Human Genome Project Most of us have heard of the Human Genome Project that was created to examine the DNA, and genes of various human beings. They discovered about 22,300 protein coding genes, and they approximate that there are
The Beginning of a Health Revolution: Terry Wahls MD was diagnosed with a crippling case of Multiple Sclerosis, and even after 7 years of the best treatment modern medicine had to offer, her condition continued to worsen. She had to
Viagra For The Brain? There is a lot of talk nowadays about nootropics or “smart drugs” especially after the movie “Limitless”. “Limiteless” is a movie about a pill that makes everything you want to do easy. For some reason, every