Struggling with school work? Yawning in the office? Not making the most out of your retirement?
Every cell in our body needs nutrients to function properly, to keep the organs healthy and maintain a strong immune system – and that includes the brain
Alzheimers and Dementia: We read continually about the rise in the incidence of these debilitating conditions, and we can attribute some of this to the aging population. However we can take a few simple steps to improve our mental faculties and prevent the onset of these conditions
Omega 3 Fatty Acids: We’re recommended to eat 2 portions of oily fish per week, but why is it so good for us? It contains Omega 3 DHA and EPA Fatty Acids, which are essential for the nervous system and learning behaviour, and is often referred to as “brain food”. These fats also support a healthy heart, good circulation and healthy cholesterol levels. In one study, men who consumed salmon twice a week had a 70% less likelihood of cardiac arrest than those who ate less or no fish at all
Probiotic E505: Recent research has shown clear improvement in mental function of Alzheimer’s sufferers with the use of Probiotics. Why? We know that Alzheimer’s is an inflammatory condition and we also know that changes in gut bacteria enhance inflammation. Disruption in gut bacteria could therefore logically hasten brain degeneration in Alzheimer’s sufferers
Magnesium: Optimum levels help improve memory and reduce symptoms of Alzheimers. Levels of magnesium within the brain are invariably lower in sufferers of Alzheimers. Magnesium is involved in 300 metabolic processes in the body yet 80% of Brits are considered deficient in this essential mineral
Zinc & Copper are both known to help Alzheimer’s disease. Research has shown that 80% of sufferers showed improvement in memory, understanding and communication with optimum zinc levels. Low copper levels were found to increase the progression of Alzheimer’s. Copper helps stabilise the harmful substances that are known to damage neurons
Antioxidants: High levels of toxicity in the body are known to affect brain function, especially when those levels are caused by heavy metals. Foodstate antioxidants bind to these toxins and get them out of the body