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Beat Brain Decay with These 6 Cognitive Health Boosters

Memory LossIf you expect to live into your 80s, which most of us certainly do, here is an important statistic you need to know. According to the National Institute on Aging, by the time you reach your 80s, you have a 50% chance of suffering from a significant loss of mental function. That’s right. The odds are no better than the toss of a coin. So why we are losing the fight against cognitive decline, despite all of our advances in medicine and science?

Don’t Have an “It Won’t Be Me” Mentality

Experts are increasingly alarmed by the sharp increase in the rates of brain decay, with cases surging by 46% in the past decade. The cause for this troubling increase is not known, however factors such as poor diet, environmental toxins and a less active lifestyle certainly play a role. One thing is for sure – if you want to keep your mind and memory intact as you age, you can’t risk adopting an “it won’t be me” mentality.

If You Wait for Treatment, It’s Already Too Late

If you bring up prevention with most doctors, you’ll get nowhere fast. The current medical system expects you to wait until you are showing signs of cognitive decline before treatment is even discussed. But here’s the sad truth – if you wait until you’ve been diagnosed, it will be too late. According to NIH’s National Institute on Aging, current drugs are only marginally effective at treating brain decay and have many side effects. So why is it that doctors are not focusing their attention on prevention, especially since many methods have been proven to be extremely effective?

Six Specific Nutrients Play a Critical Role

Over the last few years, I’ve read nearly every research paper ever published on brain decay and have interviewed leading experts nationwide. What I’ve learned is that amazing new research is proving that specific nutrients can be the secret remedy long overlooked by traditional medicine. The science shows that these nutrients have an undeniable, positive impact on brain health.

Based on my research, the following six nutrients are the “best of the best” and what I believe to be the most promising with regards to preventing cognitive decline.

1. CoQ10: The Brain’s Fountain of Youth

Your brain depends on the powerful antioxidant, CoQ10, to keep it healthy. Deficits of CoQ10 severely compromises brain function, leading to sluggish thinking and memory decline. According to a UCSD study, maintaining adequate levels of CoQ10 can slow brain deterioration by 44%. Furthermore, people with high levels of CoQ10 have better mental acuity, motor abilities and mental energy. CoQ10 also benefits your heart and overall energy levels.

2. DHA: The Omega-3 Your Brain Needs Most

By now you have probably heard that omega-3 fatty acids are good for your brain. However, one particular omega-3 called DHA is absolutely critical to optimal brain function. As you age, your brain cells lose the ability to absorb DHA and levels can drop significantly, starving your mind and compromising both brain function and memory retention. So having high levels of DHA literally feeds your brain. Sadly, too many people have critically low DHA levels.

3. Curcumin: India’s Brain Miracle Spice

Research shows that a compound called curcumin, a component of turmeric spice that is used in curry, can stop the build-up of a destructive plaque in brain tissue that can severely hamper mental function. In fact, studies conducted at UCLA show that curcumin can slash this plaque by up to 50%. It’s interesting to note that India has the highest consumption rate of curcumin in the world, and perhaps not coincidentally, the lowest rate of cognitive decline.

4. Berries: Nutritional Superstars for the Brain

New research is pointing to the fact that daily consumption of specific berries can literally “supercharge” brain function. Berries have powerful anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and anti-clotting properties, and they also contain brain-boosting antioxidants like resveratrol, quercetin and vitamins C and E. According to studies done by a leading neuroscientist, berries also protect brain cells from inflammation.

5. Alpha Lipoic Acid: The Antioxidant Your Brain Loves

Alpha Lipoic Acid (or ALA), an extremely powerful antioxidant found in vegetables such as broccoli, has a unique molecular composition that allows it to essentially “purify” brain cells. This makes ALA a highly effective antidote to age-related memory decline. However, few people get enough ALA from their diet alone to realize its therapeutic benefits.

6. Vinpocetine: Europe’s Secret Brain Booster

For decades, doctors in Europe have relied on vinpocetine, a natural extract of the periwinkle plant, as a treatment for cognitive decline. And it appears as if they have been on to something. The latest research proves that vinpocetine can improve blood flow to the cerebellum, the part of the brain responsible for motor control. Good blood flow is essential to keeping your brain nourished and working optimally. Vinpocetine is just starting to become more popular in the U.S.

So How Do You Start Protecting Yourself?

I recommend that you do your own research and learn more about these incredible brain saving nutrients. My advice is to develop a good strategy for yourself and implement it right away. If you’re looking for the easiest way to get started, I recommend Stop Aging Now’s Brain Energizer® formula. I must disclose that, as the owner of Stop Aging Now, I played a role in formulating this supplement, along with our Scientific Advisory Board and Product Development Team. However, I truly believe that it’s the best formula on the market for boosting cognitive health. Brain Energizer contains science-based doses of the 6 brain boosters I discussed above, which are known to support optimal brain function: CoQ10, DHA, alpha lipoic acid, curcumin, vinpocetine and a blend of berry extracts.

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Share Your Thoughts

14 Responses to “ Beat Brain Decay with These 6 Cognitive Health Boosters ”

  1. Cliff Brooks on February 16, 2012 at 5:57 PM

    If I am currently on MAXCQ10:  Should I add the brain formula?
              Cliff Brooks     dotcliff@centurytel.net

  2. Carol on September 11, 2012 at 2:24 AM

    My kidneys have been damaged by taking lithium in the past. My GFR is 51 and all my lab work is good. Do you recommend Brain Energizer for someone with this type of concern? I have a nephrologist, but they seem to be more concerned with treating Stage 4 and 5 Kidney Disease than addressing prevention.

  3. Ben on December 4, 2012 at 11:28 AM

    Fifteen months ago, I cut refined sugar, and artificial sweetener out of my diet, in order to lose weight. At first it was very difficult. But, after a week of not consuming sugar, at the age of 39, I experienced the greatest improvements in my short term memory, that I have ever experienced in my life. And, as my memory surged, I was able to see how one’s memory is “supposed” to work. I also dropped 30 lbs. over the course of six months – from 195 lbs to 165 lbs. If I had known how refined sugar, and artificial sweetener, was adversely “short circuiting” my memory, I never would have consumed it.

  4. vern Johnson on January 4, 2013 at 9:02 PM

    I have been recieving your emails form sometime and look for better ways to treat things we are experiencing. We are both 82 and in good health but for a few things we are trying to prevent. I have had some memory forgeting but my wife in the last six months has lost quite a little. We have been taking COQ10 and are going to red rice and COQ10. I was going to order sense of mind which we have been taking and we are trying niacinamide. I am going to order your brain energizer and try it. We are not getting any worse. I think what we are taking has stalled the brain loss. Thank You Vern

  5. Jean Pinkham on January 5, 2013 at 1:54 AM

    I’m 73 years young and have been taking Brain Energizer for 6-8 months and absolutely wouldn’t be without it. It’s like night and day to my ability to think and express myself. I’m very thankful that I’ve found something that actually works and is available for a reasonable cost. Thank you, Joshua!

    Jean Pinkham
    Marina del Rey, California

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  7. John Ross on February 20, 2013 at 11:58 AM

    I subscribed to your thoughts on SAN, and I was
    Impressed by the fact that you have stated that
    You have researched the products you are recom-
    ending, and I have tried to follow a healthy life
    style. The problem I have is that if I subscribe to
    All the products you say are essential to our well
    being I would be relying on pills alone to survive
    And would be taking pills all day. It would be good
    Information if you could recommend 3 or 4 basic
    survival pills that would do the job. Thanks

    • Casie Terry on February 21, 2013 at 9:28 AM

      Thats a really good point, John. We’ll actually get an article together in the next week to address just that. Thanks so much for the feedback!

  8. Marsha Rovai on February 21, 2013 at 3:47 PM

    I am taking CoQ10 and am looking for more help. The Dr. put me on a patch “Exalon” as I am in the beginning of mental fog. My Grandmother and Mother were diagnosed with Alzheimer. I am 76 years old and am in good health except I am losing my eye sight. I live for my garden, can spade up the plots, climb ladders and fix my roof as well as lifting 40 pd. blocks & bags of soil.

    What do you recomend, all of the separate suggestions or one blast from the combined pills?

  9. lupe on March 10, 2013 at 9:07 PM

    hi, i think it would be helpful to list foods with the nutrients you suggest for optimal brain functioning, even if it doesn’t eliminate the need for the supplements you selling…thanks, Lupe

  10. PAUL DE NIO on April 9, 2013 at 1:06 PM

    Side effect : I am on warfarin.

  11. Yvette Cabral on November 23, 2013 at 1:05 PM

    I agree with John Ross in his Feb 2013 posting. If we took everything you recommend, we wouldn’t have any appetite for food.

    I subscribe to another newsletter and between the two it’s difficult to decide which are the most important and will not interfere with medication I take and other supplements in my regimen.

    I see that someone answered him by saying they would be working a newsletter discussing what is best to take overall. However, that was back in February, so I would like to know where I might find that article.

    Also, many of the supplements are not cost effective for older people on social security.

    Thank you.

  12. Sherwin on November 28, 2013 at 7:20 PM

    I’m certain that if I challenged your selection of your 6 brain boosters and their potencies, you would defend them with a barrage of “scientifically validated evidence.” I have read about numerous other formulations that allege similar superiority as contrasted to competitive product and certainly there is no shortage of mail that crowds my mailbox every day with lurid claims of near miraculous results in combating AD.

    Alzheimer’s is a powerful enemy and those of us afflicted or struggling on behalf of the afflicted seem to be armed with a variety of BB guns to knock down a well armored enemy. Much of what I do on a daily, nay hourly, basis seems to make initial sense but subsequently is disappointing.

    Giving a patient multiple targeted brain nutrients is often impossible while trying to adhere to the suggested dosages. I often wonder why we just don’t follow Ayurvedic modalities that have a long history of success and low incidence of AD in the countries that rely upon historic wisdom and success.

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