Cognition

Looking after your mind is just as important as taking care of your body. Our cognitive blogs explore everything from mindfulness and brain fog to scientific research-based studies on Alzheimer’s and other diseases.

An introduction to nutritional genomics

An introduction to nutritional genomics

Are you a nutritional or health professional working hard to recommend individualised dietary protocols for each of your clients? Maybe ...
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When your second brain gets old and what to do about it: the ageing of the enteric nervous system

When your second brain gets old and what to do about it: the ageing of the enteric nervous system

In this post, nutrition and health neuroscience researcher Miguel Toribio-Mateas shares his insights on the ageing of a complex network ...
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Is coffee good or bad for you? Can a cup a day keep the doctor away?

Is coffee good or bad for you? Can a cup a day keep the doctor away?

Coffee is the most popular beverage worldwide, its consumption being second only to that of water. It is thought that ...
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Link between gut and depression

Link between gut and depression

Problems with mental health are one of the primary causes of the overall disease burden worldwide.1 According to the World ...
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L-taurine - functions and therapeutic uses

L-taurine – functions and therapeutic uses

Taurine was first identified and isolated from the bile of the ox (Bos taurus), from which it derives its name ...
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CoQ10 – forms, functions and latest research

CoQ10 – forms, functions and latest research

There are some supplements which may be helpful for a specific ailment or condition and others which could provide benefit ...
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Lifestyle interventions to support brain health

Lifestyle interventions to support brain health

In a small study evaluating Cytoplan’s Brain Health Programme, participants reported a significant reduction in symptoms of stress, anxiety, and ...
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The sometimes forgotten but essential nutrient choline

The sometimes forgotten but essential nutrient choline

We hear a lot about vitamins and minerals such as vitamin C, B12, iron, magnesium, and so on, but one ...
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