Jessica Monge

Jessica Monge has a bachelor's degree in biological sciences & neuroscience and a master's degree in comparative studies and related languages from Florida Atlantic University. She worked as a tutor, freelance writer and editor before joining Life Extension as a Copywriter.

Jessica Monge

Jessica Monge has a bachelor's degree in biological sciences & neuroscience and a master's degree in comparative studies and related languages from Florida Atlantic University. She worked as a tutor, freelance writer and editor before joining Life Extension as a Copywriter.

8 Foods That Support Memory

Talk about "smart food!" Not only are these 8 foods healthy, but they have proven cognitive health benefits, including supporting a healthy memory--even as you age.

Meditation Is Easy: How 5-10 Minutes Of Meditation Makes A Difference

From pain relief to a better night's sleep, meditation is an ancient practice that has mind, body and spirit benefits. Best of all, it's as easy to do as 1-2-3.

Best Cardio Chores to Burn Calories at Home

Not motivated to work out after cleaning, or maybe all those chores made you too tired to exercise? Life Extension's exclusive house-cleaning-cardio is the answer.

DIY: Homemade Face Masks For Coronavirus

This DIY article tells you how to make a no-sew mask from a bandana—so you can easily mask up, stay safe and be comfortable.

The MIND Diet: Recipes & Food List

Got healthy food for the brain? Find out what the MIND diet is, which foods it includes, and how it impacts brain health.

10 Powerful Adaptogens

What are adaptogens? How do they work? Check out the 10 most powerful adaptogenic herbs and mushrooms.

The Gut-Mind Connection: Ways to Calm an Upset Stomach

What you are thinking and how your stomach feels are linked. Follow these tips to maintain a healthy gut-mind connection.

Endocannabinoid System 101: Is There a CBD Alternative?

What is the endocannabinoid system and how does CBD support it? Some natural alternatives to CBD.

6 Ways to Stay Focused on Your Goals

Wondering how to be more productive? Here are six steps you can follow to stay focused and achieve your goals.

6 Brain-Changing Benefits of Exercise

Need another reason to exercise? How about six! Here’s half a dozen ways exercise changes your brain, supporting memory, cognition and more.

What Are Neurotransmitters?

Learn all about neurotransmitters, chemical messengers that help nerve cells communicate with one another and promotes happiness and calm.

What Is the Japanese Diet? Everything You Should Know & Recipe Ideas

Why do more people in Okinawa, Japan, live longer than people in the rest of the world? One reason may be their diet. Here’s what you need to know about the Japanese diet—and longevity.

How Can I Raise My Vitamin D Level Quickly?

Vitamin D is nicknamed "the sunshine vitamin" because our bodies make it in response to sunlight, and it's key to immune health, heart health and more. So what do you do these dark winter days, when the sun sets before dinner time, and you don't have time during the day (or it's too cold) to go outside? Fortunately, there are several easy ways to increase your vitamin D levels--quickly!

The Best Supplements for Women

What are the best supplements for women? These vitamins, minerals and supplements will help you keep healthy estrogen levels, heart and bones.

5 Top Lab Tests Everyone Should Take

Lab tests can get your health on check while you age. Take these blood tests every year to identify nutritional deficiencies and meet your health goals.

Is Fish Oil Good for Your Brain?

You’ve probably heard that fish oil is good for you: it has heart and skin health benefits. Want another reason to get hooked on this supplement? The fish oil benefits for brain.

Weight Loss: How to Stop Negative Self-Talk

How does negative self-talk affect your weight? When exercise routines and calorie restriction diet plans don’t seem to be “working,” there’s a factor you haven’t considered: your mind.

How to Increase Dopamine Naturally

What does dopamine do? Dopamine is the "feel good" neurotransmitter. Here’s how to increase your dopamine levels naturally.

Magnesium L-Threonate Benefits

What is Magnesium threonate good for? Learn the magnesium L-threonate benefits, a form of magnesium that is especially beneficial for the brain.

Clean Eating: Tips for a Healthy Pantry

Here's how to stock your pantry with healthy food staples—so you can eat clean every day.

Sage Gives You "Brain Power"

Sage has been used for hundreds of years to support brain health. Today, a growing body of research confirms this ancient herb’s brain-boosting powers.