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Powering up the Nerve Centre: Nutrition and the Brain

In past articles we have been looking at the way in which a Low GI diet can counteract some of the effects of ADD-ADHD by releasing energy into the bloodstream in a controlled and consistent way. With this week’s article we are going to take a step back in order to emphasize why doing your […]

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How Vitamin B12 Calms ADHD

  This article is excerpted from the highly acclaimed Book by Jon Bennett.   This book is available Here       In this report you will learn about the scientifically proven benefits of Vitamin B12 and how it can help eliminate many of you ADD-ADHD symptoms.

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Nutrition and Brain Function: Fats, the Good and the Bad

We often tend to think of fat as the big taboo when it comes to nutrition. The fact is however that, although we need to be weary of certain kinds, fats are essential building blocks for healthy brains. This can be seen in the fact that almost two thirds of the weight of the human […]

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Nutrition and Brain Function: The Role of Carbohydrates

The brain is the most intriguing and complex part of our bodies. It therefore needs the contributions of a variety of different kinds of food to function properly. Last week we had a look at the way in which proteins are used by the brain. This week our focus will shift to carbohydrates.

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Nutrition and the “Brain’s Messengers”

Last week we began our look at how brain function is influenced by nutrition. One of the key points that were made was that the brain needs a sufficient amount of good quality chemicals, called neurotransmitters, in order to function properly. The primary function of neurotransmitters is to transmit, strengthen and control the transmission of […]

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