Category Archives: Brain Health

An important thing to remember about nootropic supplements, or any type of supplement really, is that they are after all just that, supplements. In other words, they aren’t meant to take the place of the fundamentals of a healthy lifestyle like aerobic exercise and a general fitness regimen, good sleep hygiene and a proper diet. Those familiar with supplements like

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Is there magic in mushrooms?  Maybe when it comes to their nootropic qualities.

Nootropic supplements are neuro-enhancing substances that improve the mental performance or brain health of an individual. Based on its loose definition, any supplement or substance that boosts cognitive performance, contains exceptionally low levels of toxicity and is suitable for long term usage may be categorized as a nootropic supplement.

One such example

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So, you’re exercising regularly, maintaining proper nutrition through healthy eating, maybe even a pre-workout or other supplement formula in the mix, but you’re still just not seeing the gains you’re looking for. There’s a possibility that the secret could lie in the Adrenal System. It’s possible that stress and other factors could be blocking your progress.

Stress kills, they say, but

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You are what you eat, is a very old saying, but in the case of the brain what it is made of and the quality of what you eat are very closely tied. The brain is the body’s control center and as such is one of the most energy demanding of all organs and systems. The gray matter in the

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The brain is the central processing unit for the entire body as well as the seat of consciousness. As such, it is an incredibly sophisticated organ that manages to translate electrical impulses and chemical reactions into the vast array of human experience, behavior and cognition. The brain contains literally billions of neurons, or “brain cells.” Neurons communicate with each other

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The process of turning food into energy is vital to survival. Metabolism, therefore, is one of the most basic and important functions. The brain, by the way, is the central processing unit for the entire body. As a result, it is one of the most energy demanding of all physical systems.

During the process of extracting energy via ATP through metabolism

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There are several groups of nootropic supplements. The intent of this list is to provide a big picture of the different types of nootropic supplements across their various categories.  Some newer research nootropics are not on this list due to their limited availability and lack of research.

1. Adaptogen List

Adaptogens are a list of herbs that may help with the body’s

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Alpha GPC and Citicoline for mood

Choline is not only an essential nutrient for the body and brain, but vitally important if you are supplementing with cholinergics like the racetams.  Citicoline and Alpha GPC are considered two of the most popular and effective of choline sources with which to supplement. One

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Well, it is yet another year and another new list of the top nootropics has been released, the top nootropics in 2017. This list has been carefully created by Peak Nootropics staff based on the data from our top selling products as well as from external trends we have observed. Like in previous years, efficacy, tolerability and price are the

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Guest Post from: NootropicsUniversity.com

Disclaimer: These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA.  The supplement under discussion is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

Mucuna Pruriens Benefits, Dosage and Side Effects

Mucuna Pruriens is a powerful herbal and nootropic supplement that is taken mainly for getting the “L-Dopa” from the plant, and for increasing the supply of

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