Monthly Archive for: ‘July, 2018’

Cognitive Supplement Spotlight, Volume 5: Citicoline

    This is the fifth in a regular series on supplements which have been shown, through research and/or traditional use, to support cognitive function.  These supplements, along with prescription medications and other substances, are called nootropics.  As more and more Americans age and face challenges with memory and mental processing, we are looking for “magic pills” to build up

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How Much Should You Exercise to Lose Weight?

If you’ve been trying to lose weight JUST by exercising, and not cutting calories and/or carbs, you may have had success.  A recent study shows, however, that, in order to do so, you will have had to exercise a bit more than many are comfortable with.     A group of 31 overweight men and women were split into two groups:  one burned

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Cognitive Supplement Spotlight, Vol. 4: PQQ

PQQ, or Pyrroloquinoline Quinone, is a popular supplement which may at some point be considered another vitamin, or essential nutrient.  PQQ is naturally found in plant foods:  kiwi, parsley, cabbage, papaya and others, which deliver small amounts (fractions of the dose found in the supplement).     PQQ was discovered in 1979 by a member of the group which originally discovered

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