Mind-enhancing Food Supplements

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Submitted by milesian on Tue, 2005-12-06 02:04

This is not an article or an essay. These are pointers.

http://www.life-enhancement.com/
About Rise & Shine®
Rise & Shine is an energy-boosting Designer Food® dietary supplement designed by Life Extension scientists Durk Pearson & Sandy Shaw for their own daily use. Start your day with tasty, natural fruit-flavored Rise & Shine for fast and long-lasting energy. Rise & Shine fires up your brain naturally and jump-starts your day. It contains L-phenylalanine (an essential amino acid), and other ingredients, nutrients and cofactors your brain needs to produce noradrenaline, an important neurotransmitter.* Rise & Shine also works to help provide appetite satisfaction. It contains only 44 calories per serving, less than 1/2 a glass of skim milk. * Normal and natural, noradrenaline is needed by some of your nerve cells to transmit information to one another. These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Safety sealed for your protection. Return for replacement if outer seal is broken. Filled by weight and not by volume. Some settling may occur during shipping and handling. PHENYLKETONURICS: CONTAINS PHENYLALANINE

from
http://www.newscientist.com/ch...
the amino acid tyrosine, needed for the production of the neurotransmitters dopamine and noradrenalin, among others.. .. Studies by the US military indicate that tyrosine becomes depleted when we are under stress and that supplementing your intake can improve alertness and memory. ... fish is the best brain food. Not only will it feed and lubricate a developing brain, DHA also seems to help stave off dementia.

http://www.findarticles.com/p/...
Smart pharmaceuticals like piracetam, said to enhance cerebral metabolism, are prescribed in Europe, Japan, and China for stroke and memory impairment. Users here are calling them miracle drugs. The drinks, they say, "wake up your brain." They ought to. Ephedra (an herb), phenylalanine (an amino acid), and caffeine, are stimulants. Choline, a nutrient, is necessary for memory function. All are dietary supplements available at health-food stores.

Read:
Smart Drugs and Nutrients: How to Improve Your Memory and Increase Your Intelligence Using the Latest Discoveries in Neuroscience (Paperback)
by Ward Dean (M.D.), John Morgenthaler

Find out about:
Huperzine A, NADH, Vinpocetine, phosphatidylserine, acetyl-l-carnitine, Ginkgo Biloba, DMAE, Choline, Pyroglutamic acid, Ribonucleic acid.


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