Acetyl-L-Carnitine (ALCAR): Benefits, Dosage, Sources, and Side Effects

Acetyl-L-Carnitine (ALCAR): Benefits, Dosage, Sources, and Side Effects

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Posted on August 06, 2018 at 01:55 AM

Acetyl-l-carnitine is an amino acid produced naturally by the body that helps with the creation of energy. It can also be obtained from animal proteins. The amino acid is a type of the micronutrient L-carnitine, a derivative of lysine. To get ALCAR, an acetyl group (-COCH3) is added to L-carnitine. ALCAR is one of the […]

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Lion’s Mane Mushroom: Benefits, Dosage, Powder, Stacking, and Risks

Lion’s Mane Mushroom: Benefits, Dosage, Powder, Stacking, and Risks

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Posted on August 05, 2018 at 15:10 PM

Summary: Lion’s Mane Mushroom Lion’s mane is a mushroom commonly found on the trunks of hardwood trees. Unlike other mushrooms, it doesn’t have a cap and stem; instead, it has flowing, teeth-like spines. For hundreds of years, the mushroom has been used by the Chinese to treat diseases of the spleen, stomach, kidneys, liver, and […]

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Uridine monophosphate (UMP): Everything You Need to Know

Uridine monophosphate (UMP): Everything You Need to Know

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Posted on May 16, 2018 at 00:30 AM

Uridine is a nucleoside. Nucleosides are glycosysalamines – nucleotides devoid of a phosphate group. They are comprised of a nucleobase and a five-carbon sugar (deoxyribose or ribose). On the other hand, nucleotides are comprised of a nucleobase, a five-carbon sugar, and at least one phosphate group. Uridine is one of the five nucleosides that form […]

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Methylcobalamin (Methyl-B12 Vitamin) Overview, Benefits, and Sources

Methylcobalamin (Methyl-B12 Vitamin) Overview, Benefits, and Sources

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Posted on March 11, 2018 at 00:26 AM

Overview Vitamin B12, methylcobalamin, is one of the essential vitamins. It is needed to protect RNA and DNA, to stimulate serotonin production, to protect brain cells and nerve cells, to support energy and immune function, and to improve mood. Methylcobalamin is one type of Methyl-B12. There are 5 types of vitamin B12: cobalamin methylcobalamin cyanocobalamin adenosylcobalamin […]

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Liquid Lecithin (Soy and Sunflower)

Liquid Lecithin (Soy and Sunflower)

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Posted on January 29, 2018 at 01:02 AM

Lecithin is a fatty material naturally found in all living cell membranes within animal and plant cells. In both animal and plant cells, it’s the most plentiful phospholipid, constituting about half of total phospholipid content. In human beings, Lecithin is a vital part of HDL cholesterol and it’s the major phospholipid in plasma. Lecithin is […]

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Citicoline (CDP Choline) vs. Alpha-GPC Review: Usage, Dosage, Effects of Both

Citicoline (CDP Choline) vs. Alpha-GPC Review: Usage, Dosage, Effects of Both

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Posted on October 22, 2017 at 19:47 PM

When it comes to smart drugs—also known as brain supplements or nootropics—there’s no doubt you want to find use the best combination of brain-optimizing ingredients. But that requires informed decision-making, which naturally necessitates some research. There is a lot of confusion surrounding CDP choline (citicoline) and Alpha GPC. What are they really, what are the differences, […]

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Brain Enhancement and Brain Enhancing Supplements

Brain Enhancement and Brain Enhancing Supplements

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Posted on September 30, 2017 at 20:31 PM

Just imagine that you could take a capsule to perform at a higher productivity level. Imagine that just one or two pills each day could unlock your potential and make your brain work more effectively. Seems far fetched, right? Surprisingly, it might not be. Some people view brain enhancing supplements as controversial. Some say they […]

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The Nootropic (Brain) Power of Green Tea

The Nootropic (Brain) Power of Green Tea

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Posted on August 28, 2017 at 23:48 PM

Green tea gets a whole lot of press time. Whether it’s an article stating that the drink is a scam, or an article saying that it can instantly cure cancer, we see green tea everywhere. And while the conclusive body of evidence concerning the refreshing beverage is growing, we do know that it has some […]

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Intermittent Fasting Effects on Your Brain: Can It Boost Cognitive Performance?

Intermittent Fasting Effects on Your Brain: Can It Boost Cognitive Performance?

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Posted on August 20, 2017 at 00:47 AM

People decide to fast for a number of reasons. Some want to reduce their weight, some want to attain a higher level of focus, and some still might do it for religious reasons. No matter the reason, fasting can have a profound effect on the body and specifically the brain. Intermittent fasting is a particularly […]

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Brain Plasticity: How to Strengthen Your Brain

Brain Plasticity: How to Strengthen Your Brain

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Posted on August 13, 2017 at 22:52 PM

Neuroscience is one of the most popular scientific fields today. Exciting new research just keeps coming in. We are beginning to find out just how powerful the mind really is. While the age-old focus of the brain’s ability to control the body is still important, we are now learning about how the brain controls itself. […]

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