Grape Seed Extract
Another heavily clinically studied ingredient, the benefits of grape seed extract are vast and powerful. Another one of the few antioxidants that can penetrate the blood brain barrier, grape seed extract helps prevent formation of plaque in arteries, improves mental alertness, and with its ability to regulate neurotransmitters in the brain, grape seed extract is commonly and effectively used to treat conditions like ADD!
Want to boost memory and brain power? Folic acid is a vitamin clinically proven to improve memory and cognition, and improve brain processing speed. In fact many studies are being conducted to explore folic acid's ability to fight diseases of anti-aging such as cardiovascular disease and even Alzheimer's!
An essential amino acid (a building block for proteins in the body), meaning the body needs it for health, but cannot make it itself...which means you have to get it from food. Unfortunately many people don't get enough of it in their diet. This powerful amino acid has been clinically studied as a therapy for depression, Parkinson's disease and more. In fact people have reported that their mood improved when they took phenylalanine!
One of the best kept secrets to the Brain Fuel PLUS formula, Sensoril is a multi-functional, highly effective, highly documented ingredient proven help reduce emotional and mental stress, promote a positive, calm, relaxed state of mind, promote more restful and better sleep, enhance focus and mental stamina, and even promote mental clarity and concentration. In fact, scientific research has shown that a major cause of overeating and weight gain in women is the increased levels of cortisol associated with stress. This stress often causes cravings and overeating of carbohydrates and fats which stimulate brain chemicals such as serotonin which helps produce feelings of well-being. Sensoril helps provide resistance to food cravings, snacking, and over eating to not only help with stress, sleep, and improved mood, but can also be effective to help with weight management! Sensoril is a true all-star of an ingredient!
Serotonin activity in your brain helps to improve and stabilize your mood. Dopamine activity in your brain helps to make you feel more confident, positive, and motivated. So what do these have to do with Rhodiola Rosea? Rhodiola Rosea has a very unique and powerful ability to inhibit these neurotransmitters from metabolizing, meaning they remain in your brain longer and in higher concentrations helping to keep you happier, less stressed, and more confident.
Perhaps the best fitting ingredient in our product's name, L-Glutamine is the only compound besides blood sugar that can both cross the blood brain barrier AND be used by the brain for energy, which is why it is commonly called "brain fuel." In fact L-Glutamine is involved in more metabolic processes than any other amino acid in the entire body. It is shown to promote mental alertness, improve mood and memory, and help with depression and irritability. It has even been shown to improve IQ.Another interesting and exciting benefit of L-Glutamine is its ability to help decrease sugar cravings which has been shown to help alcoholics with their desire for alcohol.
One of the most clinically studied ingredients in recent years, few ingredients on the planet are as vital to your brain's long term health as Vitamin B12. In fact, studies indicate that a vitamin B12 deficiency can lead to brain shrinkage and numerous other brain and nervous system related problems. Maintaining healthy levels of Vitamin B12 can help fight off everything from memory problems to depression, and can even help reduce cognitive decline in all its forms. Another great benefit of Brain Fuel PLUS.
Recognized as THE most beneficial anti-oxidant on the planet, it is also one of the few anti-oxidants in the world that have been clinically proven to get through the Blood Brain Barrier to help keep your neurotransmitters and receptors clean and your brain healthy and nourished. This wonder-ingredient has many other powerful benefits in your body even outside of your brain. In fact, it's been proven to help prevent cataracts in your eyes, help with heart health, help improve athletic performance, and even protect you from UV-radiation!
Called the modern-day "fountain of youth" for its powerful anti-aging benefits, studies show that Resveratrol may also improve brain blood flow and potentially boost brain health. Resveratrol is a unique antioxidant because it is one of very few that can cross the blood-brain barrier to help protect your brain and nervous system. Resveratrol also has been shown to produce many similar benefits as exercise, including lowering insulin levels, which is a key to fighting disease and staying young and healthy. A very powerful ingredient for your brain, AND many other organs!
Zinc is essential for growth, protein production, cell division, DNA synthesis, immune function, wound healing, bone and teeth formation, skin renewal, brain activity, proper nervous system function, production and action of hormones including male and female sex hormones, and insulin and stress hormones. Unfortunately a high percentage of people are not getting enough, which is why proper amounts of zinc can help prevent and eliminate issues and keep your body and your brain healthy and strong!
Getting enough Vitamin B-6 may help ward off depression while helping you think more clearly. Because vitamin B-6 is needed to manufacture oxygen-carrying hemoglobin, not getting enough could cause you to feel tired and unfocused. But that's not all. As we age, our brain starts to shrink, which causes cognitive decline and even Alzheimer's disease. Studies prove that Vitamin B-6 can help reduce the amount of brain shrinkage by as much as 90% helping to keep your brain healthier longer!
Known to "silence the aging gene" Niacinamide is used to help treat and correct issues including learning disorders, anxiety, hyperactivity, insomnia, aggression, neurosis, depression, addictions, alcoholism, senility, even headaches, fatigue, and sense of humor. The Niacinamide in Brain Fuel PLUS helps regulate brain energy to help maintain concentration, keep you happy, and slow brain aging.
Extracted from the root of a plant, ginseng is known as an adaptogen which means it strengthens the body functions to help people adapt to the physical effects of stress. Studies show that ginseng also helps protect the brain against deterioration caused by degenerative diseases, and can improve working memory and cognitive function. Yet another great ingredient to protect your brain cells and keep you functioning at your best!