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Energy without Caffeine? It’s possible.

June 1, 2021 12:32 pm Published by

Can you boost energy without caffeine? For many of us, it’s hard to imagine what life would be like without caffeine. We love our coffee and energy drinks, yet we still feel tired all the time. How can that be?   Our cells produce a molecule called adenosine. Adenosine serves a variety of functions in the body…. Read more

Why Good Circulation is Important as You Age

June 1, 2021 12:31 pm Published by

Circulation isn’t always the first thing we think about when it comes to our health and wellbeing. But circulation is the powerful force behind just about every function in the body. As you age, the health of your circulation can change for a variety of reasons that can be due to natural aging or lifestyle… Read more

What is Nutrient Synergy?

June 1, 2021 12:31 pm Published by

By: Jennifer Fleming PhD, MS, RD, LDN Nutrient synergy is nutrients working together to create enhanced health benefits in the body. We observe nutrient synergy a lot with certain vitamins and food pairings.  For example, when you take a citrus fruit and consume it with a green leafy vegetable or beans, you’re pairing vitamin C with… Read more

Is functional nutrition right for you?

June 1, 2021 12:30 pm Published by

By: Jennifer Fleming, PhD, MS, RD, LDN Is functional nutrition right for you? Before choosing a path forward, it’s important to understand what we mean when we say functional nutrition.   It often gets grouped in with traditional supplementation, but it is nuanced. “Functional” means the potency and ingredients serve a highly specific function in the… Read more

If you’re aging, so is your brain.

April 16, 2021 3:41 pm Published by

By: HumanN Editorial Team As humans, we do everything humanly possible to counteract the passing of time. Serums, medicines, and so-called “miracle cures”—we try anything we can to combat aging and its effects on our bodies. But there’s a form of aging that doesn’t get talked about nearly as much as physical aging—and that’s cognitive… Read more

The Connection Between Brain and Heart Health

April 8, 2021 10:05 am Published by

By: HumanN Editorial Team  For centuries, there’s been a fascination with the connection between the brain and the heart… Age-old tales of heroes choosing between logic and passion—a centerfold to cultural narratives from song lyrics and movie plots to our personal stories. Yet, the connection between the brain and the heart is hardly talked about… Read more

Should Your Diet Change with Age?

March 31, 2021 2:11 pm Published by

By:The HumanN Editorial Team As we age, we have to adjust our lifestyle habits, including how we eat. Listen to Jennifer Fleming PhD, MS, RD, LDN, share how we should be thinking about those adjustments.

Is the Mediterranean Diet Best for Brain Health?

March 31, 2021 2:08 pm Published by

By: The HumanN Editorial Team There’s been a lot of buzz around the Mediterranean diet for heart health, but what about brain health? Jennifer Fleming PhD, MS, RD, LDN digs into the topic by sharing some interesting studies as well as some foods you’ll often see in the Mediterranean diet.  

How a Surplus of Calories Can Affect Brain Health

March 31, 2021 2:01 pm Published by

By: HumanN Editorial Team Can eating a surplus of calories have an effect on brain health? Here’s what Jennifer Fleming PhD, MS, RD, LDN, says about the topic that reinforces the importance of a balanced diet.  

How Nutrition Can Influence Brain Health

March 31, 2021 1:58 pm Published by

By: HumanN Editorial Team Nutrition is one of the primary ways to support brain health. Jennifer Fleming PhD, MS, RD, LDN, shares the key is really to create this balanced healthful diet that really is going to help you in the longterm.  

What is Brain Fog? An RD breaks it down.

March 31, 2021 1:54 pm Published by

By: HumanN Editorial Team  What is brain fog? How can we deal with it? Here’s what Jennifer Fleming PhD, MS, RD, LDN, says about the topic. Brain fog can be caused by hormonal changes, certain medications, stress, mood and more.      

The 4 Pillars of Brain Health According to a Neurosurgeon

March 25, 2021 6:19 pm Published by

By: Dr. Marcella Madera, MD The  four pillars for having optimal brain function in our practice are optimizing sleep, optimizing stress management, optimizing nutrition, and optimizing physical activity. All of those are day to day practices that anybody can do, and they all can contribute to having a brain that performs at its highest level…. Read more