Our brains play a vital role in almost everything we do. It makes up only 2-3 percent of our body weight but consumes up to 20 percent of the body's energy and oxygen.
Science has discovered theat Omega-3 fatty acids (EPA/DHA) are important nutrients that many people are lacking in their diet. Our brains are made primarily of fat and the omega 3 fatty acids have been correlated to improved cognitive function in older adults; positive mood; maintenance of brain structure as we age.
Polyphenols are plant-based nutrients that contain antioxidants and are found in many foods such as grapes, chocolate, green tea, red wine. Higher polyphenol intake is associated with better language skills, verbal memory, and episodic memory. Polyphenol-rich foods have been associated with improved mood and cognition.
Carotenoids are plant-based antioxidants found in foods such as tomatoes, carrots, green leafy vegetables. People who consume a carotenoid- rich diet have been found to have better cognitive scores than those who don't.
Vitamins are important for brain health because a deiciency in almost any vitamin can lead to poor brain function. Vital nutrients include the B vitamins and also magnesium and zinc. The brain uses a large percentage of the body's total energy. Therefore, all of these nutrients play an important role in the production of energy (ATP) in the body and in the synthesis of critical brain molecules. Vitamin D has also received recent attention for its possible role in healthy cognition.
Shaklee MindWorks is a program to provide nutritional support plus brain training software- Cognifit To help maintain healthy brain function, it is important be sure to include many fruits and vegetables in your diet and provide some additional nutrition with a potent multivitamin and B vitamin complex.
The key ingredients in Shaklee MindWorks is shown to improve short-term mental sharpness and support long-term cognitive health. They have also have been shown in three clinical studies and dozens of laboratory studies to immediately enhance mental sharpness, focus and protect against normal age-related mental decline. Over time, neural connections become less efficient, which can affect our ability to recall, think, and respond.
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The key ingredients in Shaklee MindWorks were shown in laboratory studies to promote the formation of new neural connections and in a clinical study to reduce brain shrinkage rate by 30% over two years. The nutrients in MindWorks also were shown in laboratory studies to effectively cross the blood-brain barrier and enter the brain. Blood circulation is critical for delivery of oxygen and key nutrients to the brain.
The unique chardonnay grape seed polyphenol blend in Shaklee MindWorks is made with a patent-pending extraction process that concentrates specific polyphenols that are clinically proven to be more bioavailable and impact healthy blood vessel function. It is designed to help make vital nutrients available to the brain by supporting healthy circulation. The carefully selected guarana extract has been extensively tested. It helps improve cognitive performance and contains less cafeine than a medium cup of decaf coffee.
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