Nutrients

Vitamin B1

Last updated: January 13, 2017 Like other B-vitamins, vitamin B1 (thiamine) can bolster the immune system and reduce feelings of physical or mental stress. Most people in the west consume adequate quantities of vitamin B1 and, in some cases, up…
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Lithium Orotate

Lithium Orotate

Last updated: January 13, 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…
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Vitamin B12

Last updated: January 13, 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…
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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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Vitamin B6

Last updated: January 13, 2017 A deficiency of vitamin B6 can create negative cognitive consequences, such as poor mood, depression, and mental state [2]. Many people who are deficient in vitamin B6 are mid to late age, which increases the…
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Vitamin B5

Last updated: January 13, 2017 One of the primary roles for vitamin B5 is the formation of co-enzyme A (COA), which heavily regulates energy metabolism and mental stamina [1]. Another mechanism for vitamin B5 is acetylcholine synthesis. Studies suggest without…
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