Cognitive impairment, including memory loss and confusion, affects one in nine Americans aged 45 and older, and mood disorders impact more than 20% of the population. In fact, a recent study estimates that Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias will double by 2060. The good news: you can protect against cognitive decline, enhance focus and improve mood with these 5 powerful supplements.
Kimberly Snyder is the founder of Solluna, a wellness brand, as well as a multi New York Times best-selling author and certified nutritionist. Snyder shares her top daily habits for keeping calm and composed, including a surprising supplement that she swears by.
We reached out to the country’s leading experts – functional medicine practitioners, an RD and a clinical nutritionist – to find out which supplements they recommend to keep your gut in top shape. Trust us, you’re going to want to add a couple of these picks to your regimen.
We reached out to dietitians, holistic nutritionists and a PhD in nutrition to find out which supplements they include in their own daily regimens for overall health – and while they come from diﬀerent walks of nutrition, you might be surprised by just how much they agree on.
Kefir, a drinkable fermented dairy product, is rich in probiotics — even more so than its better-known cousin, yogurt. Plus, its tangy, tart flavor makes it a fantastic counterpoint in recipes like this herby dressing. Shallots and chives lend flavor while acting as prebiotics, or “food” for the healthy bacteria in your gut.
This recipe features black rice – a good source of fiber and antioxidants – and more veggies than the fried rice you’ll find in a takeout container. Cooking can dampen the benefits of probiotics, so a bit of uncooked kimchi is added as a boost just before serving.
There are documented deficiencies of omega-3s as well as vitamin D and C in Americans, all of which are essential to optimal brain health. Want to stay sharp? Here are 5 nutrients that can boost your brainpower, making you more productive, happy and healthy for years to come.
The future of sustainable farming goes way beyond organic. It's about planting to rebuild the soil itself, increasing biodiversity and getting "good bugs" back into our bellies.
Make your own fermented drinks with these recipes from the experts.
You've probably heard of probiotics, but what about prebiotics? These non-digestible foods work together with probiotics to maintain gut health and we're sharing 5 foods that will help you get a prebiotic boost.