A company representative from Verdure says that Neuralum, a blend of the company’s Longvida curcumin ingredient and Lutevida lutein eye-health ingredient, was developed to “harness the synergistic opportunities in support of brain and eye health.”
Lipid-Encapsulated Curcumin Provides Greater Anti-Inflammatory, Neuroprotective Benefits than Unformulated Curcumin in Animal Study
Verdure Sciences’ Longvida-brand lipid-encapsulated curcumin ingredient was found to be more effective than standard curcumin in conferring neuroprotective and anti-inflammatory support in a mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease (AD).
Research updates on vitamin D, spearmint, omega-3, lutein, and zeaxanthin
The Shoden ashwagandha extract is standardized to contain more than 35% glycowithanolides, which the company said are the most active components in ashwagandha.
Exploring nootropic opportunities in sports nutrition.
A look at the science behind folic acid, and why it’s relevant.
Supported by mounting cognitive-health research, magnesium and zinc are the minerals to watch this year.
American Academy of Pediatrics Policy Statement Highlights Key Nutrients for Early Childhood Nutrition
The policy statement petitions pediatricians to go beyond simply recommending a “good diet” for their young patients to ensuring that pregnant women and children have access foods that supply adequate levels of brain-building nutrients like protein, zinc, iron, folate, iodine, long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids, and the vitamins A, D, B6, B12, and choline.
Curcumin—no longer merely a culinary spice or folk medicine, but an ingredient with a track record of research-backed health benefits—is set for another big year in 2018.
Caffeine's myriad benefits for body and brain make the alkaloid a consumer favorite.