Spark Up Your Brain

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We all would like to improve our brain health with exercise and diet.  A new study looked at some current supplements on the market to see their effect on brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF); a protein involved in nerve growth and memory.

Of the supplements studied, coffee fruit extract raised BDNF levels the most by 143%.

Br J Nutr. 2013 Jan

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