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Lithium Orotate

Lithium Orotate

Last updated: March 15, 2017 While the effects of lithium for those with bipolar disorder seem well-known, healthy adults can see plenty of benefits. Studies suggest supplemental lithium can increase grey matter in the brain [2]. Other evidence suggests lithium can…
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Vitamin B12

Last updated: March 21, 2017 Most notably, studies have shown that vitamin B12 aids in neuroprotection by reducing neurotoxicity [1]. For elderly individuals, it is even more important for preventing cognitive decline and neurodegenerative diseases [2]. Other benefits include memory benefits,…
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5-HTP

Often 5-HTP is used to fight depression and it is involved in increased happiness and mood. Many people take a stack of L-tyrosine and 5-HTP to improve their mood and reduce feelings of anxiety, but current evidence of this is…
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Piperine

Last updated: June 11, 2018 Piperine does little by itself, but is specifically well-known and used because it inhibits specific enzymes that detoxify the body and slow the glucuronidation process [1]. This translates to increased absorption of certain nutrients such…
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Vitamin C

Last updated: January 13, 2017 Beyond marginal benefits for the common cold, vitamin C can increase blood flow [2], increase oxidation (as an antioxidant) [3], and decreases feelings of fatigue [4]. For the brain, vitamin C is involved in many…
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Curcumin

Curcumin

Derived from turmeric, the curcumin compound is bright yellow and has well-researched and lasting results combating cancer and Alzheimer’s disease [2]. The compound is also useful for cognitive enhancement specifically for the elderly [3]. Increased neurogenesis in the hippocampus region…
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