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Link: Best Supplements For Your Brain: 4 Nootropics That Work Like Smart Drugs But Don’t Require A Prescription

What a fun-looking word: nootropics. It refers to any type of compound or food that has the ability to improve your mental abilities, including your memory, ability to focus, motivation, or even mood. While the general category most definitely includes smart drugs, neuro-enhancing supplements fit the bill as well.

This link was posted by J.J. on 3rd December, 2014. The full text can be found at http://www.medicaldaily.com/best-supplements-your-brain-4-nootropics-work-smart-drugs-dont-require-prescription-312340#.VH9IjJxVYf4.facebook.

© Medical Daily | Author Susan Scutti

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Link: How many of your health supplements are actually snake oil?

Recent studies have shown that many vitamins and supplements do little for our health and are a waste of money. This chart will make it abundantly clear how true that is.

The full article can be found at http://io9.com/how-many-of-your-health-supplements-are-actually-snake-1492960177?utm_campaign=socialflow_lifehacker_facebook&utm_source=lifehacker_facebook&utm_medium=socialflow.

© I09 | Author Annalee Newitz

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Link: Effects of Step-Wise Increases in Dietary Carbohydrate on Circulating Saturated Fatty Acids and Palmitoleic Acid in Adults with Metabolic Syndrome

Recent meta-analyses have found no association between heart disease and dietary saturated fat; however, higher proportions of plasma saturated fatty acids (SFA) predict greater risk for developing type-2 diabetes and heart disease. These observations suggest a disconnect between dietary saturated fat and plasma SFA, but few controlled feeding studies have specifically examined how varying saturated fat intake across a broad range affects circulating SFA levels.

Posted by G.D. on 25th November, 2014. The full study can be found at http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0113605.

Copyright © 2014 Volk et al.

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Link: Fish Oil Might Ease Tough-to-Treat Epilepsy: Study

This link posted by G.D. talks about the relationship between individuals taking Omega-3 supplements experiencing a decrease in seizures. The full article can be found at http://www.webmd.com/epilepsy/news/20140908/small-study-hints-fish-oil-might-ease-tough-to-treat-epilepsy.

Copyright ©  Webmd | Author Robert Preidt

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Link: You can’t detox your body. It’s a myth. So how do you get healthy?

There’s no such thing as ‘detoxing’. In medical terms, it’s a nonsense. Diet and exercise is the only way to get healthy. But which of the latest fad regimes can really make a difference? We look at the facts

The full Guardian article can be found at http://www.theguardian.com/.

 

Copyright © The Observer December 5th, 2014 | by Dara Mohammadi

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