Support brain health with the right foods and supplements
By Dr. Liz Applegate
Quick thinking and keen memory are both key attributes for job success as well as a streamlined life. Researchers now know that keeping your brain in tip-top shape takes eating the right foods. Your brain functions its best in your 20s and then begins a gradual decline in memory and cognitive skills such as problem solving with measurable losses by your 40s and 50s. There is greater decline of cognitive function in your 70s and 80s. And just as with heart health, decline of brain health and function can be accelerated by poor diet.Continue reading
NeoLife: Decades of Excellence
By John Miller,
SAB Director, Product Technologist, Researcher
When I was asked to write this blog, I was excited to embark on the project. After all, I had a front row seat from
which to observe it for 55 years. How much fun that will be, I thought.
3 Common Nutrient Shortfalls to Look Out For
By Christina Siu,
Technical Marketing Manager
Proper nutrition is the cornerstone on which good health is built. Nutrients in the diet provide fuel for your body, allowing it to properly function and maintain itself. There are different types of essential nutrients that can be grouped into two main categories: macronutrients (protein, carbohydrates, and lipids) which are needed in larger quantities, and micronutrients (vitamins and minerals) that are required in smaller amounts.
There’s been a lot of talk about the gut microbiome in recent years. If you aren’t yet aware of its critical function and importance, here’s what you need to know.
Our diets feed more than just our body’s cells. We’re also feeding a variety of microorganisms that reside inside our digestive tracts, collectively known as the gut microbiome. Research shows strong associations between specific nutrients from our diets and the appearance of certain microbes in our gut.2 This is key to understanding how our diet impacts our health.Continue reading
Meet Dr. Todd Miller
Ph.D., Exercise & Sports Scientist, Researcher
Dr. Todd Miller earned his B.S. in Exercise and Sport Science from Penn State University, and his Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology from Texas A&M. He completed his postdoctoral work in Microbiology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He is currently an Associate Professor of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences in the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University (GW) in Washington DC, where he is responsible for the creation and oversight of the M.S. degree program in Strength & Conditioning.
Recipe via @betterhealthbeginshere
A healthy take on the classic peanut butter cups. Make your own version at home with the peanut butter of your choice and NeoLifeShake powder for amino acids, glycaemic response control technology and complete protein. This recipe can be enjoyed right away or stored in the fridge for your family to enjoy over weeks.
Christina Nguyen, Technical Marketing Manager
By: Christina Nguyen, Technical Marketing Manager
By: Christina Nguyen, Technical Market Manager
Understanding vitamin D’s communication via receptors throughout the body has opened up insight into new roles of this vitamin well beyond bone health that include immune health and athletic performance.