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The #1 Ancient Nutrient to Improve Memory

depressedGinkgo biloba, otherwise known as Maidenhair or Salisburia adiantifolia, is a plant extract that has been used for centuries in Traditional Chinese medicine to improve mental acuity and cognitive ability. In fact, research shows that the Gingko biloba plant is the oldest tree species on the planet!

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3 Reasons Memory Prescription Pills Are Dangerous

Skull pillI am sure many of us have wished at times for a little pill to help us mentally, perhaps during a test, or even during a game of chess. Performance enhancing drugs are nothing new. People have been using pharmaceuticals to stay alert and stave off drowsiness for ages. Case in point being Long-haul truck drivers and college students cramming for exams.

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8 Benefits of Turmeric

8 benefits of Turmeric

 A generation ago, there was a shift from natural therapies and treatments to manmade drugs.

Doctors and medical professionals touted the healthy wonders of science, falsely leading millions of people to believe that a lifetime of health and wellness could be had through chemicals and manmade ingredients.

After just a couple decades of this reliance on manmade compounds, people began to again realize that many of the world’s most healthful components are to be found in nature, not in the laboratory.

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5 Ways to Use Turmeric Daily

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Turmeric (Curcuma longa) is a perennial herbal plant that is native to South and Southeast Asia. It is a member of the ginger family, growing up to about three feet tall.

Although the entire plant is edible, turmeric has traditionally been sought after for its roots, which are boiled, dried and ground up into a powder. However, the leaves are often used to make a wrap for steamed fish and even the flowers are edible.

Uses of Turmeric

Turmeric grows wild in the forest lands of South and Southeast Asia but also has a long, rich history of cultivation throughout the region. For nearly 4,000 years, turmeric has been used as both a spice and for its medicinal properties.

Some cultures also use it in religious ceremonies or due to its bright yellow color, as a fabric dye. Today, India produces nearly all of the world’s turmeric crop, consuming approximately 80% of what it produces. The remainder is exported.

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5 Easy Steps to Fall Asleep Faster at Night

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For many years, productivity and measuring of ‘success’ was in part, determined by how little a person slept each night. Many people viewed sleep as a waste of time that could otherwise be spent being productive—working or even enjoying physical activities or hobbies.

In fact, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Edison, Nikola Tesla and other similar thought leaders often boasted about their ability to get by on just a few hours of sleep a night.

But today, thanks to science and practice, truly successful people have found that sleep is not something to be shunned—but rather—a vital element to health, well-being and success that should be embraced and nurtured.

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7 Foods to Help You Sleep at Night

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Getting a good night’s sleep is one of the most beneficial things you can do for both your mind and your body. In fact, a growing body of scientific evidence shows that lack of sleep negatively affects your health, your mood, your weight, your sex life and more.

Yet despite the indisputable fact that getting plenty of sound, restful sleep is essential to good health, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reports that nearly 40% of Americans report having regular difficulties falling asleep on a regular basis.

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Top 3 Pre-Workout Ingredients to Build Muscle & Lose Fat

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By Brian Klepacki, MS, CSCS, CISSN, FMS
From optimaxperformance.com

Clearwater, Florida

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There’s a good chance that you’ve experimented with supplements before. I’m not talking about steroids or something illegal but really just any supplement that you’ve put into your body via pill, powder, or in some other form besides real food. Vitamins are supplements and so is a protein bar.

Supplements are around us daily and possibly even in every meal but when did all this supplementing begin and what has it evolved into today?

The history of bodybuilding supplements starts back some one hundred years to a man named Eugen Sandow. Eugen Sandow is called the first modern bodybuilder; and he was an advocate of the importance of diet as well as the consumption of certain things to help build his muscles faster.

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The Best Way to Get a Better Pump For Your Workouts

Brian Klepacki

By Brian Klepacki, MS, CSCS, CISSN, FMS
From optimaxperformance.com

Clearwater, Florida

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Ask anyone who lifts about the ‘pump’ they get after hitting the weights hard. It’s this pump that keeps a lot of people returning back to the gym day after day. It’s comparable to the ‘runner’s high’. This pump is that feel-good feeling you get after a challenging strength-training workout. You know, the type of workout that leaves your muscles so saturated with blood you have a hard time moving!

I love getting pumped up at the gym and I know a ton of people who love that same feeling. And honestly a lot of people strive for this pump simply for the fact that veins tend to POP out and who doesn’t love veins popping out from a good workout.

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5 Reasons to Use a Nitric Oxide Booster for Muscle Building Gains

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By Brian Klepacki, MS, CSCS, CISSN, FMS
From optimaxperformance.com

Clearwater, Florida

Muscled male model arms with torsoOK guys, I know you’ve heard about this ‘supplement’ hundreds of times but if you were asked what it actually is and what does is it do, there’s a good chance you’d be scratching your head. And that’s quite all right, unless you’re a nutritionist, dietician, or chemist then shame on you!

Nitric Oxide. Heard of this before?

However the truth is that nitric oxide (NO) isn’t a supplement, it’s a molecule.

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Why St. John’s Wort is Better Than Anti-Depressants

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Written by: Anthony Alayon, CSN

Depression is one of the most common mental disorders in the United States. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, in 2014, more than 15.7 million U.S. adults over the age of 18. had at least one major depressive episode that year.

This is about 6.7% of all U.S. adults. But this is just ONE of the different types of depression that affect millions of Americans every single day.

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