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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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Mood has a great deal to do with cognition and memory and both memory and mood are both tied closely to the monoaminergic system. This includes the monoaminergic (or catecholamine) neurotransmitters. Monoamines help to transmit neuronal transmisions in the nervous system and are a vital part of the brain’s metabolism as well as being intricately linked to various emotional states.

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Mood disturbances, depression and anxiety are a prevalent problem in our society. For many, these conditions may feel limiting and in fact there are actually demonstrable issues with cognition, confidence and other factors that anxiety and depression will definitely contribute to. Some estimate that around 10% of the population have some mild to moderate mood disturbances. For those with severe

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