19 August 2018 | Editor
With the new academic year approaching, you have probably been starting to think about how best to help support your child, physically and emotionally in order to embrace their new challenges; whether you are a parent, teacher, childminder or support worker.
With this in mind, we would really like to discuss children’s brain development and how best to support those children who are not ‘meeting expectation’ or ‘exceeding expectation’ with the cost of anxiety and behavioural changes.
1 August 2018 | Editor
Adding turmeric to your diet can definitely bring some big benefits in terms of nutrition but It is the curcumin in it that is so valuable. But, a typical turmeric root contains about 2-5% curcumin, so taking an unstandardized, powdered turmeric root product means that very large amounts would be required to get a beneficial amount of curcumin.
While turmeric is excellent when used as a spice, a curcumin extract is a much, much better choice for health benefits because it is is much more concentrated. This incredible compound can influence just about every aspect of health inside and out, from your skin all the way to your brain.
8 June 2018 | Editor
What did I come in here for?
Brain fog? Do you find yourself walking into a room and forgetting why you went there? Have you been struggling with poor concentration and brain fog? Most of us are juggling work, family life and other activities, so memory decline is the last thing we want! This article is about BioCare's new Neuro Complex product. Includes video by BioCare Clinical team
17 April 2018 | Editor
Have you ever heard of Microbiome Gut Brain Axis? Maybe not: most people haven't. But perhaps you should. If you have digestive issues (e.g. bloating, food sensitivities), alongside depression, anxiety, autism, or a neurodegenerative condition such as multiple sclerosis (MS), you need to know about the 'Microbiome Gut Brain (MGB) Axis' and what might help
15 October 2016 | Editor
It is easy to feel happy and uplifted by a bright sunny day, just as a dark and gloomy day can worsen lethargy and fatigue. Our relationship with the environment is complex, and scientists are still unravelling the mysteries between our moods and the weather.
Some research shows people are more likely to feel generous and altruistic on sunny warm days – even hitchhikers are more likely to catch a lift when the sun is out compared to cloudy days!
8 August 2016 | Editor
Phosphatidyl serine has FDA approval for safe use as a dietary supplement to reduce the risk of dementia and cognitive dysfunction in the elderly. New research shows that its effect on genetic expression may help prevent Parkinson’s disease, and a condition mainly limited to the Ashkenazi Jewish population called familial dysautonomia.