Want to raise your child’s IQ?! Research shows that kids think faster, concentrate longer, and consolidate more information with optimal intake of vitamins and minerals. Learn my simple, 3-step nutritional strategy to give your child a mental boost!
“Even in America, one of the best-fed nations on the planet, nutritional deficiencies are remarkably common. We have access to a virtually unlimited number of calories, BUT vitamins, minerals, accessory nutrients, and healthful fats are far harder to come by in our modern food supply.” – Dr. Kyl Smith, Pioneer in the World of Natural Medicine.
Stress interferes with memory functions and, over time, causes deterioration in memory systems. The herb Rhodiola rosea strengthens memory and cognition, in part, by improving resistance to physical and emotional stress.
Babies require abundant intake of Omega-3 fatty acids DHA and EPA in order to build the best possible nervous system. Unfortunately, women who are pregnant or nursing have been given mixed messages about fish consumption during pregnancy. A recent study sheds light on the issue.
According to the latest estimate by the Alzheimer’s Association, over 5 million older Americans currently live with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia. It is also estimated that 19% of adults age 75 and 84 and 42% of adults over 85 have one of these memory-robbing conditions.
A diet deficient in certain vitamins and minerals – specifically, vitamins B6, B12, folate, magnesium, and selenium – has been linked to depression, ADHD, and other psychological problems. Replenishment of these same nutrients has been found, in scientific studies, to alleviate many psychological symptoms.
Several studies have found that children and adults with ADHD have low blood levels of omega 3 fatty acids compared to “normal” populations – despite no differences in their diets. As it turns out, some people are less able to manufacture DHA and EPA from other fat sources in the diet than others…putting them at increased risk of ADHD.
If you want to maximize memory and mental performance, there’s one brain nutrient never to forget: Acetyl-L-Carnitine. It protects cells throughout the body against age-related degeneration, and especially in the brain.
Few things can mess up your brain’s functioning more quickly than too little sleep or poor quality sleep. It’s an issue that affects Americans on a very large scale: Insomnia affects 40% of women and 30% of men in the U.S. All too often, people who need more shut-eye turn to sleep medications. But there is a better, natural way to get a good night’s rest.
Chemicals in the environment may be a cause of ADHD and Autism. Learn how supplemental nutrients can help protect the body and brain from chemical exposures.