5 Powerful Supplements To Enhance Focus And Improve Mood
Clean Eating|September - October 2019
Cognitive impairment, including memory loss and confusion, affects one in nine Americans aged 45 and older, and mood disorders impact more than 20% of the population. In fact, a recent study estimates that Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias will double by 2060. The good news: you can protect against cognitive decline, enhance focus and improve mood with these 5 powerful supplements.
Lisa Turner

Nootropic Potential

Want to boost brain power? Try nootropics, a class of supplements linked with memory, focus and alertness. Bacopa monnieri, a traditional Ayurvedic herb, has been shown to enhance memory, increase recall and improve cognitive function, as well as reduce depression and improve mood. Other studies suggest that bacopa may also protect against age-related neurodegeneration and cognitive decline. Ginkgo biloba, an herb used in Chinese medicine, enhances blood flow to the brain and may improve focus, thinking skills and some aspects of memory, while protecting against age-related cognitive decline and memory loss. TRY: Gaia Herbs Agile Mind. $42, gaiaherbs.com

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