Mind & Memory

Mind & Memory

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Serotonin vs. Dopamine vs. Oxytocin: What’s the Difference?

Whether you feel happy has to do with specific neurotransmitters: serotonin, dopamine, endorphins, and oxytocin. But what’s the difference…and how do these brain chemicals interact with one another?

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How to Release Endorphins: 11 Natural Ways

Does anything feel as good as an endorphins rush? Here’s how to get more of this feel-good neurotransmitter in your life—from hugging to acupuncture to daring to eat a spicy pepper.

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How to Increase Oxytocin

Oxytocin is sometimes called the “love hormone” because everything from sex to cuddling with a puppy increase your levels. Want more oxytocin in your life? Check out these tips.

Serotonin is one of your happy hormones

How to Boost Serotonin

If you’ve been feeling occasionally blue, or you’ve noticed some sleep disturbances, you may want to check your serotonin levels. Here’s everything you need to know about serotonin and how to boost your levels.

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The Happy Hormones: How to Feel Good

If you’re happy and you know it, thank your "feel good" neurotransmitters: dopamine, serotonin, oxytocin and endorphins. Here’s how happiness hormones work—and how a healthy lifestyle boosts these chemicals.

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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.

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The 5 Best Nutrients for Your Brain

Hate those senior moment? Protect your brain with nootropics that support memory and thinking skills.

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What Are Neurotransmitters?

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

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Green Tea Cupcakes: Healthy Dessert Recipe

Wouldn't you like to have your cake, and drink it, too? Now you can! We're combining matcha green tea with extra-virgin olive oil, almond milk, and classic cupcake ingredients to bring you a drink, with added benefits, in cupcake form. These adorable treats are perfect for pampering mom on Mother's Day, a graduation party, or a birthday celebration—or any other occasion when green tea's calming energy would be a welcome guest.

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16 Vitamins & Supplements for Stress

Stress: it happens to everyone. Whether you've got workload woes at the office, are up at night replaying conversations you had with difficult family members, or maybe you've got a to-do list long enough to wallpaper your hallway, it's pretty much impossible to get through life in a complete state of blissful zen. That doesn't mean there aren't ways to manage stress better, however—and it starts with the nutrients you put into your body. Check out our top 16 formulas for stress management...so you can keep calm and supplement on!

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Magnesium for Heart Health: Beginner’s Guide

Let’s get to the heart of how magnesium benefits your cardiovascular system—and why you’re probably not getting enough of this magnificent mineral in your diet.

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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.

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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.

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Dopamine vs Serotonin

Dopamine and serotonin are known as the happy hormones but each play a unique, yet vital role in your overall emotional and mental wellbeing.

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What is Dopamine?

Turn your frown upside down with herbs and other nutrients that help support healthy dopamine levels.

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What Are Nootropics?

If you want to sharpen your mental focus and attention, here is everything you need to know about nootropics, the brain boosters.

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How Does Pregnenolone Support Brain Health?

Support better brain health and memory recall by supporting the levels of the brain-boosting hormone, pregnenolone.

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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.

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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.

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How to Increase Dopamine Naturally

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

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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.

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Brain-Boosting Beverage: Spearmint Tea Recipe

The next time you need a little more focus, skip the coffee and brew yourself a cup of FOCUS TEA™, made with a type of spearmint clinically studied to support brain performance.