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7 Ways to Improve Memory

7 Ways to Improve Memory As a society, we have a quest for increased performance, learning and memory.  In fact, our ability to remember and use the information we are learning is a powerful form of currency.    This article will dive into the major neurotransmitter responsible for memory and highlight 7 ways to improve memory. […]

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5 Benefits of a Healing Diet

5 Benefits of a Healing Diet: One of the major lifestyle influences that we control to impact our risk of developing chronic disease is the food we consume. Countries with poor dietary habits have higher morbidity and mortality rates. These deaths are linked to the higher prevalence of stroke, diabetes, specific cancer types, heart disease, […]

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5 Ways To Measure Ketones In Your Body

5 Ways to Measure Ketones In Your Body A ketogenic diet is a very low carbohydrate, moderate protein and high fat based nutrition plan.  A ketogenic diet trains the individual’s metabolism to run off of fatty acids or ketone bodies.  This is called fat adapted, when the body has adapted to run off of fatty […]

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Are You Struggling with an Endorphin Deficiency?

Struggling with an Endorphin Deficiency? Endorphins are feel good neurochemicals that give us a state of euphoria and provide a mechanism of pain relief.  These molecules interact with the opioid receptors where they block pain receptors. Endorphins are an amazing part of our bodies survival mechanisms.  They are what allows human beings to perform at […]

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Boost Up Dopamine for Motivation and Focus

Dopamine For Motivation and Focus Dopamine (dopa) has been called the “motivation molecule,” as it helps provide the drive and focus needed to get stuff done.  Dopamine is also involved with the “pleasure system” of the brain and functions to create a feeling of enjoyment and a sense of reward in order to motivate performance. […]

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How To Use Essential Oils For Brain Health

This article was written by my good friend Dr. Eric L. Zielinski who is in expert in essential oils. How To Use Essential Oils For Brain Health It has been said that someone will develop Alzheimer’s disease every 66 seconds in the United States. (1) When you combine the other forms of dementia, the global prevalence is […]

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Is Your Brain Making Enough GABA?

Is Your Brain Making Enough GABA? GABA (Gamma-AminoButyric Acid) is an inhibitory neurotransmitter that has a calming and relaxing effect in the brain.  It acts like the brakes in a car, to where it slows down and/or stops brain activity on an as-needed basis to help us function better. When we are low in this […]

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Do You Have Low Serotonin Levels?

Do You Have Low Serotonin Levels? It is all too common in our society to deal with a serotonin deficiency.  Serotonin helps us to feel good.  It has been called by many the “happy molecule” for its role in helping to create a positive mood.  This article will help you discover if you have lower […]

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10 Natural Ways to Get Rid of Headaches

10 Natural Ways to Get Rid of Headaches Headaches are not only triggered by loud music but more commonly from stressors of everyday life. Maybe you have a work deadline and you feel overwhelmed or perhaps the way your in-laws try to help around the home offering their advice has your head feeling as if […]

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Can You Think Like Leonardo Da Vinci?

Can You Think Like Leonardo Da Vinci? Leonardo da Vinci was a true Renaissance man and had one of the most well developed brains on the planet.  He was an accomplished scientist, mathematician, engineer, anatomist, painter, sculptor, inventor, botanist, musician, writer and botanist. Acclaimed author, Michael Gelb, wrote the profound book called “How to Think Like […]

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Warning Signs of a B12 Deficiency

Warning Signs of a B12 Deficiency: One of the most critical but overlooked vitamins in the world is vitamin B12.  Vitamin B12 is involved in the metabolism of every cell of the body.  It is crucial for processes such as DNA synthesis and energy production (1).  B12 deficiencies are a hidden epidemic in our society.  […]

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3 Life Changing Health Benefits of Ashwagandha

3 Health Benefits of Ashwagandha Life in the 21st century is full of stress in the form of emotional setbacks, environmental toxins, physical trauma & poor nutrition.  This stress depletes the body of critical nutrients and causes oxidation of various cellular elements.  Ashwagandha is an adaptogenic herb that helps the body successfully adapt to stressful […]

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